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What Schools Are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media

What Schools Are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
Can social media be a distraction? Absolutely. Will some students access questionable content? Yes. But many students use social media to enhance their learning, expand the reach of the classroom and fashion their own personal learning networks.

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Tech-savvy parents prefer print over e-books for kids, PEW reports

Tech-savvy parents prefer print over e-books for kids, PEW reports | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
You want your kids to learn and you know reading books is undeniably good for them. Electronic screens are, generally speaking, bad. Game consoles, television sets: You feel your kids' brains dying with each hour they spend in front of them.
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Comic Related - Horror Comic Roundup

Comic Related - Horror Comic Roundup | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
Comic Related - Daily Comic Book News, Reviews, Columns and Message Boards (Horror reviews once again! Myself and @decapitateddan set the bar high! See how the books measured up!
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Is making books social a good thing or a bad thing? — Tech News ...

Is making books social a good thing or a bad thing? — Tech News ... | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
As almost every other form of media from newspapers to television becomes more conversational, books have remained relatively anti-social. Author and tech blogger Clive Thompson says he is excited about a future in which ...
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YA Hotline goes digital

YA Hotline goes digital | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

YA Hotline is a bi-annual newsletter published by the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University. The newsletter contains a large amount of information and resources for both young adults and young adult librarians including book reviews, resource lists, bibliographies, feature articles, interviews and more.


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Boy Meets Book « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Boy Meets Book « Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists! | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

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50+ Fantastic Young Adult Dystopian Novels - Bart's Bookshelf

50+ Fantastic Young Adult Dystopian Novels - Bart's Bookshelf | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
A list of over 50 favourite young adult dystopian fiction, as suggested by readers of Bart's Bookshelf.

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What’s Next in Young Adult/Teen Literature? « Stacey O'Neale

What’s Next in Young Adult/Teen Literature? « Stacey O'Neale | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
New #Article: What's the Next Big Character in Young Adult/Teen #Fantasy Literature?

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Using Graphic Novels with Children and Teens: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians | Scholastic Teacher

Using Graphic Novels with Children and Teens: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians | Scholastic Teacher | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

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Great Graphic Novels for Teens | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

ALA/YALSA puts out a list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens annually. This is that list.


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Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with

Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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Francesca Lia Block’s ‘Pink Smog,’ a Weetzie Bat Prequel

Francesca Lia Block’s ‘Pink Smog,’ a Weetzie Bat Prequel | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

The Weetzie of “Pink Smog” has not yet become as magical as the girl in “Weetzie Bat,” but fans of the first novel should find plenty to appreciate in her evolution.


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Hunger Games: School librarians weigh in on whether the books are too violent for children

Hunger Games: School librarians weigh in on whether the books are too violent for children | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
They’re meant for young adults, but with all the hype around The Hunger Games books — and now the movie — younger...

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The lost art of creative copywriting in advertising

The lost art of creative copywriting in advertising | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
Change in ad consumption is altering the way the industry trains itself to make ads – and in the process we're losing something fundamental, argues Sanam Petri (Agencies need creatives who "grew up studying comic books and albums sleeves, not award...
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Home is where your books are - Zanesville Times Recorder

Home is where your books are - Zanesville Times Recorder | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
Home is where your books are
Zanesville Times Recorder
Nick Malone, 63, owns Shanachie Books on Linden Avenue in Zanesville. The store has 34,000 used books on shelves lining nearly every available surface.
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E-books present new chapter for libraries, publishers to solve - The Tennessean

E-books present new chapter for libraries, publishers to solve - The Tennessean | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
E-books present new chapter for libraries, publishers to solve
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Our country's libraries are preparing for the rise of e-books.
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Neal-Schuman Publishers » NEW GUIDE HELPS YOUNG ADULT LIBRARIANS CREATE GRAPHIC NOVEL AND MANGA COLLECTION THAT READERS WILL LOVE | Comics & Graphic Novels

Popular workshop presenters share expert tips in this debut Neal-Schuman/VOYA Press co-publication September 7, 2010 (New York, NY) – (Neal-Schuman Publishers NEW GUIDE HELPS YOUNG ADULT LIBRARIANS CREATE GRAPHIC NOVEL AND...)...

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CYA: Children and Young Adult Book Review Podcast Blog » Reviews of children and young adult books by librarians

CYA: Children and Young Adult Book Review Podcast Blog » Reviews of children and young adult books by librarians | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
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Boys Don't Read, Except When They Do

Boys Don't Read, Except When They Do | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
The fact is that boys are reading. Just like girls, boys are hungry for stories that speak to them, that excite their imaginations and reflect their experiences.

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A Celebration of Teen Lit

A Celebration of Teen Lit | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

A reminder of why you fell in love with reading in the first place.


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American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Top Ten Books Recommended for High School

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Top Ten Books Recommended for High School | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

American Indians in Children's Literature: Top Ten Books Recommended for High School


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LGBT Graphic Novels: Recommendations for Teens & Young Adults

LGBT Graphic Novels: Recommendations for Teens & Young Adults | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
. Good Graphic Novels for school libraries, teenagers and a Young Adult audience… with GLBTQ themes? Over at “DC Women Kicking Ass” (Link), one of my favorite feminist super-hero ...

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School Libraries Grapple with Surge in Ereaders — The Digital Shift

School Libraries Grapple with Surge in Ereaders — The Digital Shift | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

The number of adults who own a tablet computer or ebook reader surged from 10 percent to 19 percent between mid-December 211 and early January 2012, according to a study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Likewise, school librarians have observed that more students had acquired digital reading devices over the winter break, too—providing an opportunity for lessons on ebook borrowing, not to mention piracy.


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Implementing change: Handhelds in school libraries

Implementing change: Handhelds in school libraries | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it

Patricia Bruder on the unconference on handhelds in school libraries ...


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White Cat by Holly Black

White Cat by Holly Black | Librarians and YA Lit | Scoop.it
Fantasy lovers will enjoy this book partly because it is so unique. It is not the same book we’ve all read a thousand times, but instead brings a new and modern twist to the magic and fantasy genre.

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