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#SummerReading Promotional Graphic - FREE Creative Commons: Take, Use, Share!

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Explore The Daring Librarian's photos on Flickr. The Daring Librarian has uploaded 6204 photos to Flickr.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, May 23, 2013 11:38 AM

A generic graphic to promote summer reading compliments of yours truly & #TLChat

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Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List - Huffington Post

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Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List
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StorySticker Wants Parents to Read Print Books to Their Children Even When ... - Digital Book World

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Althouse: "25 Signs You're Addicted To Books."

Althouse: "25 Signs You're Addicted To Books." | books | Scoop.it
I don't understand how anyone can read a book at the beach, or why. I'm not a big beachgoer, being a fair-skinned redhead, but at the beach, I find it enough to stare out at the ever-changing, eternal sea and contemplate that ...
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Soul Shadows by Alex Wolf- review - The Guardian

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Soul Shadows by Alex Wolf- review
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I can't say it enough: I loved this book! I am certainly going to read it again sometime. I don't usually read books again but this has to be an exception.
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13 adventures to get kids reading this summer - Kansas City Star

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13 adventures to get kids reading this summer
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One of the keys to encouraging reading is to make it fun with exciting and funny books.
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School librarian grew many readers - Yellow Springs News

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School librarian grew many readers
Yellow Springs News
The right book in the hands of the right student can be magic, says retiring school librarian Mary Ann Christopher.
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Audiobook Free Download | Free Audible Books

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Introducing WhisperSync for Voice  Switch between listening and reading. Now you don’t have to put a good book down, even if you are doing something else.

 

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Cindy Reardon's curator insight, May 20, 2013 9:09 PM

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QR Codes in Books - How Do They Work?

QR codes often get a bad rap these days. The ugly little boxes appear everywhere and to many, they seem to be a waste of time and space. But the reality of QR codes is like any tool - the value is ...

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Mums make lists ...: Why You Should Read Real Books to Babies

Mums make lists ...: Why You Should Read Real Books to Babies | books | Scoop.it
These were new to me and I thought, from the look of them, they were books to save for later. But my aunt and my mum-of-three friend who bought them assured me, we could start reading them almost straight away.
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Finding a Summer Reading Program For Kids - Huffington Post (blog)

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Sylvan's reading program called Book Adventure encourages children to read books and then take online quizzes about the books to earn points.
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Students perform well regardless of reading print or digital books

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Students did equally well on a test whether reading from a digital book or a printed one, new research shows.

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, May 25, 2013 1:17 PM

It's the content, not the medium.

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Five Books for the Pleasure of Children - AllAfrica.com

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Five Books for the Pleasure of Children
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I come from a reading background where we were often encouraged to read for pleasure, to follow our imaginations and just enjoy.
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Summer books: Reading list doesn't have to be a day at the beach - Faceoff.com

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Summer books: Reading list doesn't have to be a day at the beach Faceoff.com Newfoundland writer Lisa Moore, a two-time Giller Prize nominee, established herself as one of Canada's best short-story writers with her first two collections, Degrees of...

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Fred Stenson's curator insight, May 26, 2013 12:13 PM

Can't wait to read Lisa Moore's new book. Her novel February was one of the novels I've read in a decade. It's exclusion from the finals of the big Canadian awards suggested loudly that there was something quite wrong with the judging. FS

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One-Day Deals Making E-Books Brief Best Sellers - New York Times

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One-Day Deals Making E-Books Brief Best Sellers
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But bookstores are dwindling, leaving publishers with a deep worry about the future of the business: with fewer brick-and-mortar options, how will readers discover books?
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High School Bites by Liza Conrad - The Monster Librarian

High School Bites by Liza Conrad - The Monster Librarian | books | Scoop.it
Penguin Group, 2006. ISBN: 0451217527. Available: New. In High School Bites, Liza Conrad breathes a little fresh air into the growing subgenre of “chick-lit with fangs.” The bones of the story aren't original- teenage girl with ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Upload Your Own PDFs and EPUBs to Google Play Books

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Gobstopper - Provide Books & Quizzes for Students. Easy.

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Provide books and quizzes to your students easily

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Amélie Silvert's comment, May 11, 2013 12:35 PM
Looks great, thanks so much for sharing. Great tip!
Amélie Silvert's comment, May 11, 2013 12:35 PM
Looks great, thanks so much for sharing. Great tip!
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 11, 2013 7:11 PM

Handy!