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Sparking a Reading Revolution: The Story of Dan Slater & His "Wolf Boys"

Author of "Wolf Boys", Dan Slater, tells Bulk Bookstore about his journey into the heart of Laredo, Texas and beyond as he sets out to share the shocking true story behind teenager involvement in drug cartels, the violent reality of the U.S.-Mexico border, and how these truths can inspire young people experiencing similar struggles.The Ugly TruthThe story of the “Wolf Boys” [...]

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Charlie, who?

There's a mysterious holiday in our midst.Every year, Sorry Charlie Day is celebrated on April 6th...though nobody seems to know of it or understand why it was even created in the first place.Put on your deerstalker and break out your pipe, my fellow detectives, because we're about to solve this case!          [...]

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Did You Know: Why We Give Teachers Apples

"An apple for the teacher, that seems the thing to do..."While an apple a day keeps the doctor away, an apple gifted to a teacher from a student is seen as a sign of respect and admiration. But why?  It all comes down to this: During hard times, produce was a form of payment!            [...]

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Meet the BBS Sales Team

   Here at the Bulk Bookstore, you're interacting with real people with a real passion for what they doA real human is typing on the other line of our live chat, and a real human answers the phone every time you call. Really!                              [...]

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Famous Poets Talk About Poetry

What better way to celebrate World Poetry Day than by sharing quotes by poets, about poetry?             Here are our top five favorites:"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words." - Robert FrostShort, simple, and to the point. Robert Frost never disappoints."Poetry is an echo, asking a [...]

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How to Turn a Business into a Movement

Many of us may call ourselves ‘leaders’, but are we actually leading or simply doing our jobs? “Those who are able to inspire give people a sense of purpose or belonging that has little to do with any external incentive or benefit to be gained.” - Start With Why author, Simon Sinek. In his book  Start With Why, business buff [...]

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More Than Magic: StrengthsFinder at The Summit!

The Missouri Youth Civil Leaders Summit knows that there is no “I” in TEAM! With their “More than MAGIC!” workshop that focuses on cultivating strong bonds between teens and adult leaders through teamwork and community outreach, this inspiring organization is paving the way for the future. Johanna wrote to us to let us know how their recent purchase of StrengthsFinder 2.0 [...]

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Fans from the North: Native Reservation Benefits from Bulk Books

The Iethinisten:ha-Akwesasne Family Wellness Program (AFWP) found a smart way to connect their community, enhance education, and save money -- buying books in bulk! By passing out books for free to their guests, sending books to shelters, and distributing books to local reservation schools, the AFWP has shown just how much of an impact [...]

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This Non-Profit is Changing Lives Through Literacy

The Lakeshore Community Action Program based in Manitowoc, Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization that works through programs on housing, parenting, skill enhancement and more to increase economic self-sufficiency in various Washington counties. Colleen from the Lakeshore CAP wrote to Bulk Bookstore about their passion for children’s literacy and how books, like Chris Van Allsburg’s The [...]

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The Ultimate Bibliophile's Dictionary!

Because sometimes "bookworm" just isn't enough to describe your love for literature, here are ten unique words every bibliophile should have under their belt.The first on our list is librocubicularist. Go ahead and try to say that five times fast. Though extravagant, librocubicularist is simply the word for a person who reads in bed! Who doesn't [...]

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