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Barnes & Noble and the Anti-Defamation League are co-sponsoring the second annual "Close the Book on Hate" campaign scheduled to run from October 15 through November 15 2001. The goal of the national campaign is to help parents and teachers in starting a dialogue with children about prejudice through a series of free events and educational resources.

Educational tools include:

* A free brochure entitled, Close the Book on Hate: 101 Ways to Combat Prejudice, which is available at Barnes & Noble locations and downloadable from the Web sites of both the Anti-Defamation League ( and the Barnes & Noble corporate site (

* A series of free events for parents, children, teens, community leaders, and educators that will be held at Barnes & Noble stores throughout the US. The full schedule of all events is posted on the Anti-Defamation League Web site and Barnes & Noble corporate Web sites.

* A book titled Hate Hurts: How Children Learn and Unlearn Prejudice, available for $9.95 per copy. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book go toward furthering the mission of the Anti-Defamation League.

For more informal]on, stop by any Barnes & Noble store between October 15 and November 15 for a copy of the free brochure.
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Publication:The Exceptional Parent
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Date:Oct 1, 2001
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