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Vending Machine That Dispenses Random Second-Hand Books - DesignTAXI.com

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Why it's time to take children's books seriously

Why it's time to take children's books seriously | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Dismissing children's books as childish only means that adult readers miss out on a world of fantastic literature.
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Machine Supply - the vending machine that sells books - BBC News

Machine Supply - the vending machine that sells books - BBC News | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Machine Supply creator Matt Webb explains the concept behind his vending machine that sells books.
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Watering Book Deserts: The Barber of Iowa and The Mailman of Utah | Little Free Library

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Lead ink from scrolls may unlock library destroyed by Vesuvius

Lead ink from scrolls may unlock library destroyed by Vesuvius | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Almost 2000 years after a volcano buried the city of Herculaneum, we may have discovered a way to read its priceless library of ancient scrolls
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These Are the 32 Books From Your Childhood That Your Kids Should Have

These Are the 32 Books From Your Childhood That Your Kids Should Have | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
With so many amazing books for children out in the world, nursery and kid-room bookshelves have the tendency to get filled up pretty quickly — but are you stocking them with the stories you once enjoyed?
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Awesome Animal Stories for Kids - Reading Time

Awesome Animal Stories for Kids - Reading Time | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Aleesah Darlison (text), James Hart (illus.), Awesome Animal Stories for Kids, Random House Australia,  1 Dec 2015, 178pp.,  $14.99 (pbk), ISBN 9780857989680 Everyone loves an animal story, especially young children, and even more so when there is...
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100-year-old process creates Ethiopia's treasured books - CNN Video

100-year-old process creates Ethiopia's treasured books - CNN Video | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Find out how Ethiopia creates treasured books using a nearly 100-year-old process to preserve a language more than 2-thousand years old.
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How a School Hallway Became a Literary Masterpiece

How a School Hallway Became a Literary Masterpiece | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
To get students interested in books, this school decided to dress up their drab hallways.
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Old Books Find New Life in the Form of 3D Artwork

Old Books Find New Life in the Form of 3D Artwork | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Artist Cecilia Levy upcycles old books into beautiful artwork.
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Something Truly Beautiful Is Happening At This Animal Shelter

Something Truly Beautiful Is Happening At This Animal Shelter | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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The Library using Lego for Literacy – Better Reading

The Library using Lego for Literacy – Better Reading | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Better Reading is about books that won’t let you down. Books to surprise and delight you. Books you’ll want to keep reading in bed, in the kitchen, on holidays.
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Book-loving stars on Instagram: They're the new Oprah

Book-loving stars on Instagram: They're the new Oprah | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Celebs like Reese Witherspoon, Lena Dunham and Emma Watson share what they're reading.
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Shakespeare 2016 | Shakespeare 400 | Shakespeare's England

Shakespeare 2016 | Shakespeare 400 | Shakespeare's England | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
2016 commemorates 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. To commemorate, there is so much going on in his home of Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding area, visit the Shakespeare's England website to find out more and plan your visit!
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Key advance: Neuroscientists get a new look into how we read: Brain scans show activity during normal reading

Key advance: Neuroscientists get a new look into how we read: Brain scans show activity during normal reading | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have come up with a way to observe brain activity during natural reading. It's the first time researchers have been able to study the brain while reading actual texts, instead of individual words, and it's already helping settle some ideas about just how we read.
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Why You May Be Seeing Stacks Of Books All Over NYC

Why You May Be Seeing Stacks Of Books All Over NYC | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
“The people who’ve taken part in the project are now connected to me in this weird [but good] way."
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15 wonderful quotes about libraries… in libraries (pictures)

15 wonderful quotes about libraries… in libraries (pictures) | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
These brilliant images combine human wisdom with where it originates from. All quotes were collected and images designed by Daniel Dalton, writer…
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Travelling library: The two Indians on a road trip to promote books - BBC News

Travelling library: The two Indians on a road trip to promote books - BBC News | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Satabdi Mishra and Akshaya Ravtaray are on an arduous 10,000 kms (6,213 miles) road trip across India to promote reading.
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Read to me!

Read to me! | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
I am holding " The Christopher Robin Storybook + ' by AA Milne and EH Shepard that my mother read to me when I was very young. Looking at it now, I realise that she bought the 1963 edition in Penang,...
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Super Sports Stories for Kids - Reading Time

Super Sports Stories for Kids - Reading Time | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Patrick Loughlin (text),  James Hart (illus.),  Super Sports Stories for Kids, Random House Australia,  1 Dec 2015, 189pp.,  $14.99 (pbk), ISBN 9780857989666 If anyone had told me I was going to read, let alone enjoy a book about sport, I would never...
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Paws for thoughts: Beatrix Potter letter to young fan shares Peter Rabbit plans

Paws for thoughts: Beatrix Potter letter to young fan shares Peter Rabbit plans | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
A four-page letter to ‘dear little William Warner’, up for auction this weekend, explains how she has ‘thinked and thinked’ about another sequel without success
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Australian author brings Maltese migrant story to life

Australian author brings Maltese migrant story to life | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
My father was born in a cave in Rabat, Malta in 1942. Lying between the battlefields of Europe and North Africa, Malta was highly prized by Hitler and remained under siege for three years, making it the most heavily bombed place of WW2.
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Little Kids Read Books To Shelter Cats, Adorableness Ensues

Little Kids Read Books To Shelter Cats, Adorableness Ensues | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
It's an adorable win-win situation: Kids can practice reading while shelter cats get the affection they need.

Organized by the Animal Rescue League -...
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