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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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In response to the terrible devastation of recent hurricanes in the Gulf Coast, First Book launched Book Relief, an unparalleled, publishing industry-wide program to place at least five million books into the hands of those displaced by hurricanes, as well as into the schools, libraries, and literacy programs in the devastated areas as they are rebuilt.
The free books, which include five different titles, are part of the ongoing Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories(R) program, which helps get books into kids' hands.
Award-winning actor and best-selling children's book author John Lithgow, whose book, Marsupial Sue, is one of those available free inside Cheerios boxes, is joining First Book and Cheerios to help get books into kids' hands.