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The newest way to promote your book is with video! These videos are called Book Trailers.
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Book best friends: Library offering therapy dogs to encourage young readers

Book best friends: Library offering therapy dogs to encourage young readers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
It's not always easy to get children to sit down and pick up a book, but one library is hoping a furry audience will be just the encouragement they need to start their next read.
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Paddington Bear author Michael Bond dies aged 91

Paddington Bear author Michael Bond dies aged 91 | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Creator of marmalade-loving bear from Peru, whose last story was published in April, has died after a short illness
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Looking with Kindness and Finding Wonder: A Chat with R.J. Palacio | Brightly

Looking with Kindness and Finding Wonder: A Chat with R.J. Palacio | Brightly | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
We were thrilled to chat with Wonder author R.J. Palacio about the inspiration behind her new picture book and the impact the Choose Kind movement has had on her life.
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For the Illiterate Adult, Learning to Read Produces Enormous Brain Changes

For the Illiterate Adult, Learning to Read Produces Enormous Brain Changes | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Surprises turn up in scans of the newly literate—a possible boon for dyslexics  
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How Denver Public Library Balances Books and Being A Homeless Shelter

How Denver Public Library Balances Books and Being A Homeless Shelter | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Two years ago, the Denver library didn’t have a social worker on staff. Now it’s becoming a lot more common position for libraries.
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Over 80 children's books made into movies! - Andrea's Notebook

Over 80 children's books made into movies! - Andrea's Notebook | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Want to have some fun reading with your kids? Read the book and then watch the movie! This great list of over 80 wonderful stories that have been made into movies is sure to keep you busy! This is a great way to encourage reluctant readers or bookworms alike! Read them aloud then watch them...Read More »
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Miles Franklin Literary Award 2017 longlist announced | Books+Publishing

Miles Franklin Literary Award 2017 longlist announced | Books+Publishing | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The longlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced. The longlisted titles are: The Easy Way Out (Steven Amsterdam, Hachette) An Isolated Incident (Emily Maguire, Picador) The
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An Evening with May Gibbs--not to be missed

An Evening with May Gibbs--not to be missed | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
I am beyond excited to reveal this glorious one-off event--an absolute must-attend for anyone who loves children's books and the work o
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60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe

60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Every child deserves an education.
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Kids loving canine classmate

Kids loving canine classmate | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
A LONG-haired German Shepherd has joined a Parkdale classroom to hear grade two students read aloud each week.
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Teens’ Top 10 Australian Books or Series

Teens’ Top 10 Australian Books or Series | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Over 500 Australian teens were asked what their favourite books or series were. Here are their top 10 books or series by Australian authors: Once series by Morris Gleitzman Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths Tomorrow series by John Marsden The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman WeirDo series by Anh Do…
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15 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever

15 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Get ready to laugh out loud at these priceless and oh-so-funny moments, which prove that librarians really are the wittiest people around.
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12-Year-Old Starts Organization to Give Books to the Needy

12-Year-Old Starts Organization to Give Books to the Needy | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The best part of reading is sharing bookish wisdom and love with others.
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10 Easy Ways to Raise a Reader

10 Easy Ways to Raise a Reader | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Our friends at Common Sense Media make getting your little one hooked on reading easy with these helpful tips.

Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of
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Indigenous picture books offering windows into worlds

Indigenous picture books offering windows into worlds | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
These books introduce children to Indigenous culture and experiences through colourful pictures and powerful storytelling.
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Bank of England staff studied Dr Seuss children's books to teach them how to simplify their reports

Bank of England staff studied Dr Seuss children's books to teach them how to simplify their reports | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
From Green Eggs and Ham to The Cat in The Hat, Dr Seuss books have helped generations of children to read.
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How real books have trumped ebooks

How real books have trumped ebooks | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print books are ever more beautifully designed and lovingly cherished
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The Secret You Need to Know About Ebooks

The Secret You Need to Know About Ebooks | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The Secret You Need to Know About Ebooks Earlier this year, the price on the blockbuster book, The Girl on the Train, was slashed from $11.99 to $1.99 for one day only. Previously, Gone Gir
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The Innovations In Reading Prize 2017 Goes To Barbershop Books, For Helping Young Black Boys Identify As Readers

The Innovations In Reading Prize 2017 Goes To Barbershop Books, For Helping Young Black Boys Identify As Readers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Every year, the National Book Foundation awards a prize for Innovations in Reading to an individual or organization who is helping to change the world through reading. This year, the Innovations in Reading prize went to Barbershop Books, a program wh
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Karen Foxlee wins the 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize

Karen Foxlee wins the 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The winner of this year’s Readings Children’s Book Prize is A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee!

The Readings Children’s Book Prize recognises and celebrates Australian books that children love to read and raises the profile of debut and on-the-ris…
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And Now There’s a Movie About the Author of the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Stories

And Now There’s a Movie About the Author of the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Stories | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Domnhall Gleeson stars as writer A.A. Milne; Margot Robbie and Kelly Macdonald co-star as his wife and nanny, respectively.
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The Top 10 Book Series for Tween Boys - School Mum

The Top 10 Book Series for Tween Boys - School Mum | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The tween years are wonderful for boys. They’re finally able to read on their own, but it’s also wonderful to spend time reading a novel together. We’ve gathered together our 10 favourite series for tween boys to inspire a whole world of exploration – for him and for you. 1. Harry Potter You’d have toRead More
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Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature | State Library of NSW

Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature | State Library of NSW | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
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10 books to read on Anzac Day - Reading Australia - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2450307/10-books-to-read-on-anzac-day?sf71389855=1

10 books to read on Anzac Day - Reading Australia - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2450307/10-books-to-read-on-anzac-day?sf71389855=1 | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
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