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Winners 2012 - CBCA

Offers support to authors and illustrators, annual awards, and events. Includes calendar of events, tips on getting published, and a quarterly journal.
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Book Week Connect to Reading 2014
Links & ideas to use for Bookweek activities
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Author Talks on Vimeo

Recordings of selected authors who have visited Sutherland Shire Libraries to talk about their books
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Book Week 2014

BOOK WEEK 2014 CONNECT TO READING 16 - 22 August 2014 Links to the shortlisted books available soon after the 8th April. General Links CBCA    Book Week for Beginners   Ipswich District TL Network

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Literacy - CBCA Book Week and how to organize and promote it.

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ReadPlus

CBCA Shortlisted books for 2014.

 

ReadPlus contains over 13,000 titles of books and films arranged under themes. It also contains links to author sites, reviews and teacher materials. The books range from picture books to adult fiction and are organised into different age categories.

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Review – The Simple Things

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Great Aunt Lola is about to die. At least ten year-old Stephen thinks she could because she’s that old, and grumpy. And Stephen, labouring under a self and parent imposed ‘shy label’, is more than a little scared of her.
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Kids' Book Review: 12 Curly Questions

Kids' Book Review: 12 Curly Questions | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
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L.L.L4L.L.L.: CONNECT with this OZ Reading Challenge from Barbara Braxton for 2014 Bookweek

L.L.L4L.L.L.: CONNECT with this OZ Reading Challenge from Barbara Braxton for 2014 Bookweek | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
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bookweek-for-beginners - connect_to_classics

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12 Curly Questions with author Helen Ross

1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you.
I sometimes wear a pink wig around the house – for fun.
2. What is your nickname?
Hellie.
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Web tools to support inquiry based learning

Web tools to support inquiry based learning | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Web tools, Apps, resources and programs to support the delivery of inquiry based learning in schools.
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Sharing Stories at Penguin Australia

Sharing Stories at Penguin Australia | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Penguin Group (Australia) this month launches Sharing Stories, a special opportunity for readers of all ages to connect with authors and illustrators in conversation about
imagination, inspiration and the art of storytelling.
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Story Box Library

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Lib Guide Book Week 2013

Lib Guide Book Week 2013 | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Library. Book Week 2013. Home.
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Scope and Sequence

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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The Relational Reading Revolution Revisited

Helpful info ALERT! Interesting stuff here! MT @TLT16 ...@mindymcginnis Using social media to connect teens w/authors http://t.co/SRClHEkS2F
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Short List 2014 - CBCA

Short List 2014 - CBCA | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Offers support to authors and illustrators, annual awards, and events. Includes calendar of events, tips on getting published, and a quarterly journal. (Shortlisted books for 2014 have been announced!
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5 Ways Literature Can Teach Global Lessons in Elementary Classes

5 Ways Literature Can Teach Global Lessons in Elementary Classes | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Children's books with multicultural settings and characters can transport us on a global adventure, dispelling negative stereotypes, teaching tolerance and respect, encouraging pride in kids' cultura
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12 Curly Questions with author Bill Condon

12 Curly Questions with author Bill Condon | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you.
I worked as a real estate agent for one day. I was sacked whenI tried to talk customers out of a sale, because I thought the cost was too high.
2. What is your nickname?
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Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's & Teen Author | Kids' & YA Books: Connect to Reading

Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's & Teen Author | Kids' & YA Books: Connect to Reading | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
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CONNECT with this OZ Reading Challenge from Barbara Braxton for 2014 Bookweek

CONNECT with this OZ Reading Challenge from Barbara Braxton for 2014 Bookweek | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Your challenge should you decide to accept it:Read the previous winners of theChildren's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year Award.

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SCIS's curator insight, February 23, 2:57 PM

Oz Reading challenge from Barbara Braxton Emeritus Librarian

Audrey Nay's curator insight, March 1, 11:21 AM

Aussie challenge :)

Ros Peters's curator insight, March 30, 3:22 AM

The fabulous Barbara has come up with another great idea for sharing books with children.

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Watch. Connect. Read.

Watch. Connect. Read. | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
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Reading A Novel Could Physically Change Your Brain (But What Does That Mean?)

Reading A Novel Could Physically Change Your Brain (But What Does That Mean?) | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
A new study reveals physical changes to the brain result from reading a novel. But what do those changes mean? (Take a moment to check this out.
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Player Profile: Jessica Owers, author of Shannon

Player Profile: Jessica Owers, author of Shannon | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Jessica Owers, author of Shannon
Tell us about your latest creation:
‘Shannon’, for release by Random House (Ebury Press) on 1 November 2013.
Wartime Sydney, a small and weedy racehorse was kicking his way through the top tier of Australian racing.
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Shout Out: Writing for Kids Course

Shout Out: Writing for Kids Course | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
The New South Wales Writers' Centre is running a course called Writing for Kids on Saturday, 19 October 2013.
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Book Week 2013 | Creative Snapshots

Book Week 2013 | Creative Snapshots | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
One of our buddy schools - St Martin's in Rosanna, introduced us to the idea of Shelfie's to celebrate our love of reading. We viewed their shelfies and made.
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12 Things You Should Never Do When You Teach Online

12 Things You Should Never Do When You Teach Online | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
You are never alone when teaching online. As a writer and teacher, I'm here to share my experiences and insights so that you will not hit the ground. We

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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, August 25, 2013 4:09 AM

Superb article

Dico Krommenhoek's curator insight, August 26, 2013 6:44 AM

Thanks for sharing. Many of the ideas are directly applicable in a face to face classroom as well, aren't they?

Scott Holcomb's curator insight, October 3, 2013 11:46 PM
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