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Beaver Country Day Students Show Ingenuity, Creativity in 3rd Annual Shark Day Competition

  There’s nothing like a little healthy competition to exhibit the emerging talent of Greater Boston’s young people. For the 3rd year in a row, Brookline’s Beaver Country Day School held its own reality TV-style judging competition, Shark Day, in an effort to showcase their students’ creativity and entrepreneurial efforts.
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Booked: Jim Vrabel

November 14, 2014: On Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 7PM, author Jim Vrabel will be at the Brookine Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., to discuss his new book A People’s History of the New Boston, a collection of accounts of the most influential and passionate grassroots protests that helped shape the new Boston into the city it is today. I emailed with Vrabel to get some insights into Boston’s history of ordinary citizen activism and where we stand now.
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Booked: Sarah Wildman

November 11, 2014: On Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7p.m. Sarah Wildman will be at the Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, to discuss her new book Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind. One day when author Sarah Wildman was in her early 20s she was visiting her sick grandmother. They were sitting in her late grandfather Karl’s study when Wildman came across an old album in his cabinets. It contained tiny black and white photographs of a dark-haired and handsome young woman Wildman didn’t recognize. In some photos the woman was alone and in others she posed with Wildman’s grandfather. They were signed on the back “Your Valy.” When Wildman asked her American-born grandmother the identity of the ...
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