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Super Human 6-Year-Old Writes INCREDIBLE Story

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Can a 6-year old write a complete story?

That was the question by Scholastic in a contest where hundreds of young guns sent in their writing.

It turns out the answer is a resounding YES!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) of Scotty's story who's 6 years and 3 months old. Ignore his spelling errors & grammar mistakes and you'll see this kid has got the most important asset of any good writer down pat - the story!!!

Enjoy it!

We certainly did.

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Jeremy Lin's Inspirational Rise To The Top Gets The Book Treatment

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Jeremy Lin rising star book coverJeremy Lin's new coach may not be too fond of utilizing him on the New York Knicks offense, but the rest of the world still wants to drain Linsanity for all it's worth.

Scholastic books is releasing a biography of the basketball star called Jeremy Lin: Rising Star, which chronicles

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Taylor Swift Donates THOUSANDS Of Books To Nashville Library

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Aww! Taylor Swift is so sweet!

The country singer is giving back to the city that made her a star and donated 14,000 Scholastic books to the Nashville Public Library.

It's such a huge donation that it's actually the largest received by the local library to date.

You'll know when you are reading a book Swifty donated too. Each one, which can be checked out at 21 branches of the city library, includes a donation plate on the inside cover that will read: "A Gift to the Children of Nashville from Taylor Swift and Scholastic Inc."

Some of the books will also be used as prizes for completing the summer program or donated to low-income children, preschools and daycare centers around town.

Very cool move, Taylor!

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J.K. Rowling Opens Up To Oprah!

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling sat down to give a rare interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show, set to air Friday, in which she discusses coping with the fame her world-wide beloved series brought her, the pressure to please so many fans, and according to Scholastic, Inc., "the possibility of ever writing another Harry Potter book in the future."

Rowling reveals:

"You ask about the pressure. At that point, I kept saying to people, yeah I'm coping … but the truth was there were times when I was barely hanging on by a thread."

Wow! We can't say we blame her, though!

We couldn't even imagine trying to satisfy so many expectations with each new book!

We're psyched! This interview is going to be epic!

What do U think?? Will U watch Rowling on Oprah?

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Harry Potter Author Sued For Copyright Infringement!

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Well this lawsuit took a long time to come to fruition!

Too bad they're not going to win!

A deceased writer's estate is attempting to sue Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and her publishing companies in the UK and US because they claim that the acclaimed author stole content from his stories and used it in her book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire!

According to the lawsuit, writer Adrian Jacobs unsuccessfully tried to sell his series, Willy the Wizard, to Rowling's UK publishers, Bloomsbury in 1987. Jacobs died ten years later, but his estate alleges that his first novel, The Adventures of Willy the Wizard - No 1 Livid Land bares a striking resemblance to the fourth book in the smash fantasy series!

They've since extended the copyright infringement lawsuit to the series' US publisher, Scholastic, and are requesting all copies of the book to be recalled and to transfer all of its profits to Jacobs' estate!

PSH. Are they effing insane??

We don't believe this bullshiz for a minute!

And even if there is a HINT of truth to this lawsuit - NOT that we think there is - Rowling's lawyers are going to tear these people apart in the courtroom!

LOLs! Nice try, morons!

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