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Renay Foster’s Faith Comes Full Circle

Early Days Renay Foster has lived a very full life. A daughter of Jamaican soil, she has spent time in the United States and the United Kingdom, coming full circle to reside in her homeland. Raised in a Christian family

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15 Wise Things Dr Seuss Said That Could Have Been Jamaican

Did you know that March 2 is celebrated as Dr Seuss Day? Why this date? Because March 2 is the birthday of Dr Theodor Seuss Geisel, the creator of the Dr Seuss children’s book series. We thought this was one

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#diGBooks: Jamaican Author Melanie Schwapp Shares About The Writing Process

Each writer’s creative process is different. Some need long strolls on moonlit beaches to find their muse, while others require the hustle and bustle of busy city life. Jamaican author, Melanie Schwapp, has published two books, Lally-May’s Farm Suss (2007),

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#diGBooks: Melanie Schwapp’s ‘Dew Angels’: Why I Wrote Such A Book

Jamaican author, Melanie Schwapp, has crafted a story that confronts issues of race, colour and class in society and resonates with black women and girls at home and abroad. Her book, Dew Angels, was recently published by UK publisher, Hope Road Publishing, and

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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Latoya West-Blackwood

Name: Latoya West-Blackwood  Age: 33 Name of business: iPublish Consultancy and iMagiNation Books  Your job title: Founder and Chief Executive Officer  Age at which you started your business: 30 What do you think is the most important character trait in

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Literacy Month – 60+ Jamaican Books For Readers Big & Small

March is Literacy Month, and many of us are familiar with the saying “Reading maketh a full man,” from English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author, Francis Bacon. Indeed, reading opens up a world of experience outside our own and

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Back-To-School Guide 2014/2015

Free paper bun! This is the final weekend before the official start of the 2014/2015 academic year. As you get those last minute purchases in and finalise preparations, check out our handy back-to-school guide. 2014/2015 Academic Year Calendar In accordance

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Jamaican Children’s Booklist

“Reading maketh a full man,” according to English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author, Francis Bacon. Indeed, reading opens up a world of experience outside our own and helps develop our imaginations, vocabularies and may even lead some to

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