Nov 6, 2009 — The gritty realism of the film Precious is even more intense in the novel Push, upon which the film is based. Author Sapphire discusses the inspiration for her work — and her initial reluctance to allow her work to become a film.
Oct 20, 2008 — John Corcoran grew up in a middle class family, he went to college, got married, taught, and ran a small business. He's 70 years old now, but for the first five decades of his life, he kept hidden the fact that he couldn't read past a second grade level.
Jun 13, 2005 — In this tender picture-book tale from our list of summer picks for kids, a 100-year-old jazz drummer and a first-grader both learn to read.