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Anne Frank's diary is now free to download despite copyright dispute

Anne Frank's diary is now free to download despite copyright dispute | All Things Books | Scoop.it

Anne Frank's famous Diary of a Young Girl entered the public domain today, making it free to download, read, and distribute, 70 years after her death. Copyright on the diary, written while the...


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John Green's 'Looking for Alaska' to be filmed in Michigan

John Green's 'Looking for Alaska' to be filmed in Michigan | All Things Books | Scoop.it

The Michigan Film Office has confirmed that Paramount Pictures will be filming “Looking for Alaska” in Michigan. The film will be based on the best-selling novel by acclaimed author John Green.


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I love this book so lots of pressure on Paramount Pictures to do this story justice......

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50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries

50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries | All Things Books | Scoop.it
A list of images about books, reading, and libraries, that were most frequently shared on Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media networks.

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Grace: Minnesotans cancel Rainbow Rowell's book visit after parents' complaints

Grace: Minnesotans cancel Rainbow Rowell's book visit after parents' complaints | All Things Books | Scoop.it
The complaints were generated by a small but vocal group of people called the Parents Action League, which got spooked by the F-word and its various iterations that appear in Rowell's best-selling, award-winning, highly acclaimed novel for teens, “Eleanor & Park.”
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28 Things That Happened After The Harry Potter Books Ended

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As told by JK Rowling. In a series of interviews over the years, the author has revealed the future of the Harry Potter characters, far beyond the Deathly Hallows epilogue.

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15 Young-Adult Books Every Adult Should Read

15 Young-Adult Books Every Adult Should Read | All Things Books | Scoop.it
A collection of young-adult books that would appeal to adult readers unfamiliar with the genre.

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Many great titles but missing some of my personal favorites from my recommendation list.

 

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GwynethJones's curator insight, July 14, 2013 8:21 AM

A great list!  Feat. our fav @libbabray!

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, July 25, 2013 1:14 PM

Read a lot of these. Fabulous books. The rest I am putting on my "To Read" list.

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The 2016 Reading Challenge.

The 2016 Reading Challenge. | All Things Books | Scoop.it

Devoted readers and aspiring readers: this list is for you if you love to read (or want to read more) but don't believe reading is a competitive sport. If you need structure in choosing your books but don't want to be pinned down.


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A challenge I will accept ...

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Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, January 2, 12:21 AM
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There is also some good tips to use Pinterest for collaboration. Clever ideas...

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Research Basics

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GwynethJones's curator insight, January 9, 2015 9:46 AM

Research Basics Tutorial - Nice INTERACTIVE checkup for basic research skills- from @uazlibraries

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Analysis of TIME Magazine’s 100 “Best” Books for “Young Adults” | The Hub

Analysis of TIME Magazine’s 100 “Best” Books for “Young Adults” | The Hub | All Things Books | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, January 19, 2015 10:10 AM

Not only this gives you a link to the list (we LOVE lists, amirite?)

but this also provides commentary AND a handy spreadsheet!

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SLJ SummerTeen 2013: Hot Books for Young Adults | School Library Journal

SLJ SummerTeen 2013: Hot Books for Young Adults | School Library Journal | All Things Books | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 5, 2013 1:24 PM

SLJ SummerTeen 2013: Hot Books for YA! -Didja Miss it like me? No worries, It's Archived! View em for FREE!  | W00t -- with AWESOME Resources! &

Lis Marrow's curator insight, August 5, 2013 4:15 PM

another gem from Joyce Valenza

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Why You Hate Comic Sans -- Comic Sans Hate

Why all of the comic sans hate? You can find out even more here: http://bit.ly/why-comic The book I mention in the talk has been written. Learn more, and get...

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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 3, 2013 6:13 PM

I'm taking his online course this summer, love his vids, yeah... I think I'm gonna have to start stalking @kadavy Shhh! Don't tell him