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Children's Books at BooksShouldBeFree.com

Children's Books at BooksShouldBeFree.com | Libraries | Scoop.it
Free audio books in genre Children that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player.
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Fantastic way to get classics into a home or library.  Ebooks and audiobooks and they are free.

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25 Ridiculously Wonderful Books To Read With Kids In 2015

25 Ridiculously Wonderful Books To Read With Kids In 2015 | Libraries | Scoop.it
Picture books guaranteed to make both adults and children excited for story time.

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Picture books are not just for babies

Picture books are not just for babies | Libraries | Scoop.it
The shortlist for the Kate Greenaway award shows how illustrated books for older children are flourishing in the digital age

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'James Patterson widely known author, launches grant program for libraries'

'James Patterson widely known author, launches grant program for libraries' | Libraries | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Having handed out more than $1 million to help independent bookstores, James Patterson is now sharing his wealth with some other vital, but often struggling institutions: School libraries.

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Koalas hug trees because they're cool - Futurity

Koalas hug trees because they're cool - Futurity | Libraries | Scoop.it
Scientists have used thermal imaging to discover that koalas cope with extreme heat by resting against cooler tree trunks.
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Is recess the most important class of the day? - Futurity

Is recess the most important class of the day? - Futurity | Libraries | Scoop.it
Recess is more than just a chance for kids to play and have fun. A high-quality recess can help students feel safe and ready to learn, experts say.
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Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals: longlists announced - Telegraph

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals: longlists announced - Telegraph | Libraries | Scoop.it
Meg Rosoff, Geraldine McCaughrean, Patrick Ness and Chris Riddell among children's authors and illustrators in the running for the coveted medals
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Yes, It Matters If The Science In Your Science Fiction Story Is Accurate - io9

Yes, It Matters If The Science In Your Science Fiction Story Is Accurate - io9 | Libraries | Scoop.it
There's been a lot of debate lately over whether science fiction needs accurate science -- or whether it's even worth discussing the accuracy of science in science fiction. What kind of person expects a science textbook instead of just a fun romp?
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Information Literacy: Why Is It Important? - YouTube

Information Literacy: Why Is It Important? http://t.co/u3RfXRmivy

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Australian author Colleen McCullough dies aged 77

Australian author Colleen McCullough dies aged 77 | Libraries | Scoop.it
Internationally acclaimed author Colleen McCullough has died in hospital on Norfolk Island aged 77.
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History made as best film honours shared at AACTA awards

History made as best film honours shared at AACTA awards | Libraries | Scoop.it
For the first time, two films share top honours at the AACTA awards in Sydney last night.
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13 Literary and Book Related Prints and Posters

13 Literary and Book Related Prints and Posters | Libraries | Scoop.it

Bookish, Literary, and Book Related Prints and Posters for decoration your house, office, library, and walls.


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Libraries vs the digital divide | Reading, Writing, Research

Libraries vs the digital divide | Reading, Writing, Research | Libraries | Scoop.it
Some people have computers and fast Web access at home. Some don't. Why does that matter and how are libraries working against this digital divide?

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Academic citation practices need to be modernized so that all references are digital and lead to full texts.

Academic citation practices need to be modernized so that all references are digital and lead to full texts. | Libraries | Scoop.it
Researchers and academics spend a lot of time documenting the sources of the ideas, methods and evidence they have drawn on in their own writings. But Patrick Dunleavy writes that our existing cita...
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You have to see these libraries. (But shh—people are reading.) - Macleans.ca

You have to see these libraries. (But shh—people are reading.) - Macleans.ca | Libraries | Scoop.it
Books may be under siege, but these odd, charming libraries are taking them to the Earth’s farthest corners
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100 Books Every Teacher Should Read - A.J. Juliani

100 Books Every Teacher Should Read - A.J. Juliani | Libraries | Scoop.it
I am by habit a bibliophile. I read at least 25 pages of a book per day which usually turns in to 40-60 books per year. I’ve written a few books myself, and plan to write more.
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Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer

Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer | Libraries | Scoop.it
"Deep reading" is vigorous exercise from the brain and increases our real-life capacity for empathy
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Welcome to New York: the city of dreams in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Welcome to New York: the city of dreams in the 70s and 80s – in pictures | Libraries | Scoop.it
Camilo José Vergara has spent four decades documenting the changing landscapes of US cities.
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School Libraries Vital to Literacy Rates Among Students

School Libraries Vital to Literacy Rates Among Students | Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries present an interesting conundrum to policy makers and patrons alike. A Pew Internet study, for example, showed just how mixed-up the sentiments

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Benefits of Reading Infographic

Benefits of Reading Infographic | Libraries | Scoop.it
82 delicious layer, 12 hours of work dedicated to those who adore reading and book. Feel free to share it, and if you wish to make a print of this for educational purposes, don't hesitate to contac...
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Skip the fairy tales, and tell your daughter science bedtime stories - PBS NewsHour

Skip the fairy tales, and tell your daughter science bedtime stories - PBS NewsHour | Libraries | Scoop.it
I was never very good at science. Mostly because it was taught to me the same way math was taught to me: It wasn’t. I mean it was, technically.
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Libraries, immigrants, and digital literacy | Reading, Writing, Research

Libraries, immigrants, and digital literacy | Reading, Writing, Research | Libraries | Scoop.it
Lots of people have trouble learning to use computers and the Internet. Immigrants have special problems. Libraries are devising creative ways to help.Source: www.allpurposeguru.comSee on Scoop.it ...

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5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint

5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint | Libraries | Scoop.it
This Mashable article by Elizabeth Palermo warns us about the 5 key places to look for our digital footprint that we may not have considered.
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How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities

How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities | Libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries are experimenting with some exciting ways to inspire and engage the community by creating meeting and maker spaces with old technology and new.

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