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Bypassing ban on Sherman Alexie book: Buying it for Idaho students - seattlepi.com (blog)

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Bypassing ban on Sherman Alexie book: Buying it for Idaho students
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“The book is by a local author, it takes place partly in Idaho, deals with bullying and racial issues, it is fitting.
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Thanks for fighting for the right to read. It saddens me that in this day and age we still have this happening.

 

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Amazon buys popular comic book app platform Comixology (update) - Engadget

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Amazon buys popular comic book app platform Comixology (update)
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There's nothing quite like taking a massive, heavy library of beloved books and shrinking it into an e-reader.
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Do Librarians Need Tenure? Depends on Which Ones You Ask.

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From here on out, East Carolina University will hire librarians on contract. To some, that’s a real injustice; to others, it’s a sign that the institution is getting with the times.
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'What Does The Fox Say' Book Coming - Huffington Post

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Simon & Schuster's Children's Publishing has acquired a picture book based on the online sensation devised by the Norwegian comedy team Ylvis (ILL'-vis).
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"Barbie" and a School Book Fair: Why I said 'No' to the Barbie Book

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I've just come home from a local school book fair where there was a rather large selection of "Barbie" story, craft and activity books on sale, I was ignoring those and was instead rummaging throug...
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With our school book fair coming up, it is an interesting thought.

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Dare to be Different: Picture Books for Elementary Students

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JLG Level: BE : Biography Elementary (Grades 2–6). Paul loved ... Junior Library Guild is a collection development service that helps school and public libraries acquire the best new children's and young adult books.
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iPad mini: Ideal eReader for Kids’ Book Apps | The MacTrack - iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac News

iPad mini: Ideal eReader for Kids’ Book Apps | The MacTrack - iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac News | Well illustrated | Scoop.it

Austin, Texas – The selection of educational book apps on iTunes has positioned the iPad mini to become the eReader of choice for kids, according to Carisa Kluver, founder of Digital Storytime, a children’s book app review site.

 

“While the iPad mini’s price point and portability make it an attractive holiday option for families,” Kluver said, “it’s the explosive growth on iTunes of quality book apps – a hybrid of an eBook and a game – that make it irresistible in the educational technology world.”

 

With more than 600 reviews of children’s book apps on her site, Digital Storytime, has become a trusted source for parents, educators and librarians shopping for educational quality story book apps. Because the iTunes App Store’s “Books” category of book apps exceeds the offerings of other platforms such as Android and Kindle in quality and quantity, the iPad mini is a natural choice for families and educators looking to engage children in reading through book apps ...


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India Hook Elementary students build little libraries for Rock Hill community - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

India Hook Elementary students build little libraries for Rock Hill community - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | Well illustrated | Scoop.it
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com India Hook Elementary students build little libraries for Rock Hill community The Herald | HeraldOnline.com India Hook Elementary students Bryan Mendez, Vic Villamor and Colin Muschik work together to solve a math...
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Teach with Picture Books: Make Language an Adventure: Learning Grammar with Picture Books

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"One new tool in my grammar arsenal is a series of fantastic grammar picture books by Rick Walton. The Language Adventures series, published by Gibbs Smith, is an incredibly funny, well-illustrated collection."--Keith Schoch


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Reinventing the Book for the Digital Age - TIME

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Reinventing the Book for the Digital Age
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At this time, many publishers had a very simple digital strategy to turn their existing printed books into e-books.
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Book News: Spying Concerns Driving Writers To Self-Censor, Study Finds - NPR (blog)

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Book News: Spying Concerns Driving Writers To Self-Censor, Study Finds
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The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
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James Patterson: Let's Save Reading—and School Libraries ...

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His latest books for middle- grade and YA readers include Treasure Hunters and Confessions: The Private School Murders (both Hachette, 2013). printfriendly James Patterson: Lets Save Reading—and School Libraries ...
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Shelf-employed: Book reviews of kids' and YA fiction

Shelf-employed: Book reviews of kids' and YA fiction | Well illustrated | Scoop.it
A librarian blog of book reviews for children's literature and young adult literature. (RT @shelfemployed: Just a reminder - Nonfiction Monday #NFM will be at Shelf-employed tomorrow.

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