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Review: Tanglewood

Review: Tanglewood | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
On a far away island, Tanglewood lives alone. The tree stands tall and calls out to the birds and animals, but only the wind visits, blowing through the tree’s branches.
One day, Seagull takes shelter from a storm in Tanglewood’s twisted branches.
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19 Wonderful Vintage School Library Posters

19 Wonderful Vintage School Library Posters | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
These imaginative posters from the 1960s encouraged kids to (gasp!) explore the library.
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Book Week 2013

Book Week 2013 | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
READ ACROSS THE UNIVERSE! Book Week will be celebrated from 17 - 23 August 2013.  If you have ideas to share on this site, please contact Mrs Mac Book Week Website Links CBCA...
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Read Across The Universe - Book Week 2013

Read Across The Universe - Book Week 2013 | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
This year you'll find a bunch of ideas here for decorating your space with a cool space theme, activities and ideas for interaction with children as well cool gifts to use in your competitions.

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Inky Award 2013 Longlist Announced

The Inky Award is an annual award for youth literature – chosen by teen readers. 
Eligible books are nominated by readers of Inside a Dog. A longlist of 10 Australian and 10 International books is then selected by the Centre for Youth Literature.
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Web of Stories

Web of Stories | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Watch videos of famous scientists, authors, movie makers and artists telling their stories and be inspired to record and share your own.
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Great website for units of inquiry or book week activities.

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12 Curly Questions with author/illustrator Alison Lester

12 Curly Questions with author/illustrator Alison Lester | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you.
I sometimes dance by myself on our slippery kitchen floor.
2. What is your nickname?
Podge.
3. What is your greatest fear?
Being locked in a coma.
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Text Prize For Young Adult and Children's Writing 2013

Text Prize For Young Adult and Children's Writing 2013 | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, 29th May 2013, the winner of the Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing will be announced.
Open to published and unpublished Australian and New Zealand writers of all ages, in 2013 the Prize received a record 350 entries.
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Children's Book Week 2013: Send Us Your Shout-Outs! |

Children's Book Week 2013: Send Us Your Shout-Outs! | | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
CBW-Poster-400 The annual celebration of the children's books, Children's Book Week is here. Sponsored by the Children's Book Council and Every Child A Reader, includes events across the U.S., downloadable resources ...
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Some good ideas for book week activities

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Talk Like Shakespeare Day – April 23

Talk Like Shakespeare Day – April 23 | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
April 23 is Talk Like Shakespeare Day!
How to Talk Like Shakespeare:
Instead of you, say thou or thee (and instead of y’all, say ye).
Rhymed couplets are all the rage.
Men are Sirrah, ladies are Mistress, and your friends are all called Cousin.
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News: NSW Premier’s Literary Awards shortlists announced

News: NSW Premier’s Literary Awards shortlists announced | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
The shortlist for the prestigious New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards has been announced, with a clutch of spectacular Australian work on the table.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Using Images as Research Prompts to Teach Google Search Strategies

Free Technology for Teachers: Using Images as Research Prompts to Teach Google Search Strategies | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
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Celebrating Art and Books | Miss Galvin Learns

Each year has a theme, and this year the theme is Reading Across the Universe. Here in Melbourne we have a great school art supplier, Zart Art. Every year, Zart runs workshops for Book Week, selecting up to 12 books from ...
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Congratulations Hazel Edwards!

Hazel Edwards, author of the beloved Hippopotamus picture books, has been awarded an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) in the 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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Waterstones Week In Books Quiz, 19th April 2013 | Waterstones Blog

Waterstones Week In Books Quiz, 19th April 2013 | Waterstones Blog | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
Just ten questions stand between you and a mark out of ten telling you how many of those questions you answered correctly. Time for the Week in Books quiz… Click start to begin, then on the arrows to move to the next ...
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Text Prize Winner Announced

Text Prize Winner Announced | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
The winner of the 2013 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing was announced last night in Melbourne.
The winner was chosen from four shortlisted titles, all by female writers.
And… (drum roll please!
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Between the Covers: Children's Book Week 2013

Between the Covers: Children's Book Week 2013 | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
2013 Children's Book Week Bookmark by Grace Lin! Posted by hungry reader at 4:00 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: tattered cover children's book week 2013 ...
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50 inspiring quotes about libraries and librarians - Ebook Friendly

50 inspiring quotes about libraries and librarians - Ebook Friendly | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
A list of the best quotes about libraries and librarians, together with quotes that you can share as images.

 

 


Via Dr. Steve Matthews, Joyce Valenza
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Ann Vega's curator insight, April 21, 2013 9:25 AM

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This will come in hand! 

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add qoutes to bookmarks

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Free PDF, Ideas for Children’s Book Week Australia 2013

Free PDF, Ideas for Children’s Book Week Australia 2013 | Book Week 2016 | Scoop.it
This year I was asked by the Children's Book Council's Anticipate Appreciate Applaud Sub Committee (NSW) to create a presentation on online resources for librar

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BookChook's curator insight, April 11, 2013 6:43 AM

Ideas and activities to support engaging kids with literature - especially for Children's Book Week.