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"Of starbursts brighter than fireworks, you are a child of the universe." Raul Colón/Random House Children's Books hide caption

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This Bedtime Book Helps Kids Find Their Place In The 'Universe'

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This year my grandfather turned 90 and my family planned to celebrate with a big birthday bash. But then the coronavirus pandemic came. Plans were canceled, and a general anxiety about the health of the older generation exploded all over the world. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Humankind: A Hopeful History, by Rutger Bregman Little Brown & Co. hide caption

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In 'Humankind,' Rutger Bregman Aims To Convince That Most People Are Good

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To Thinkpiece Or Not To Thinkpiece

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Ok go performs at TED2017 - The Future You, April 24-28, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED Marla Aufmuth/Marla Aufmuth / TED hide caption

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Damian Kulash Jr.: How Can We Reimagine The Creative Process?

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Dakota Johnson stars as Maggie Sherwood, Ice Cube as Jack Robertson and Tracee Ellis Ross as Grace Davis in The High Note. Glen WIlson/Focus Features hide caption

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Questlove has written two cookbooks, and pre-pandemic, was a frequent potluck host. Michael Baca hide caption

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'Food Is Social Adhesive,' So Questlove Is Hosting A Virtual Potluck

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Illustrator Kirk Reedstrom says his life began to feel surreal when his state imposed quarantine measures. Kirk Reedstrom hide caption

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'Quaranzines' Bring Readers Together Despite Distancing

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