Across the Nation: June 10
Across the Nation: June 10

QUOTABLE

“Librarians have suffered enough.”

Author Daniel Handler, also known as Lemony Snicket, presented the first annual Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced With Adversity to Laurence Copel, youth outreach librarian in New Orleans.

 

QUANTIFY

30 Percent 

 A child learns best when his family spends about 30 percent of household income on housing, according to a Johns Hopkins University study. When a family spends more than half, its children’s reading and math scores tended to suffer.

 

CELEBRATE

Happy Birthday, Kate Upton!

Sports Illustrated cover girl and supermodel Kate Upton turns 22 today. She is also an actress, a social media maven, and an equestrian champion.

 

REMEMBER 

1963: JFK Calls for Nuclear Test Ban

During a commencement speech at American University in Washington, D.C., on June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy called on Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev to work with the United States to achieve a nuclear test ban treaty.

 

YIKES!

Father Killed Daughter’s Abuser 

An Alabama man accused of going on a shooting spree in a rural community was charged Monday with killing the man who molested his daughter more than a decade ago.

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