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Championing Australian Women Writers

Championing Australian Women Writers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Last year when I went hunting for books by Australian women at my local library in the World Heritage area of Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, I couldn't find any. The librarians weren't much help.
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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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The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues

The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The art of writing card catalogue entries may be dying, but they still tell us a lot about our data past.
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The best books for babies and toddlers

The best books for babies and toddlers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Family-friendly radio for kids and their grown-ups - tune in now with our free app, online or on digital radio.
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There’s a Word for Buying Books and Not Reading Them

There’s a Word for Buying Books and Not Reading Them | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Tsundoku is the condition of acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up rather than reading them.
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Books N Bros’ 11-year-old founder wants to help boys love reading at an age when they often don’t

Books N Bros’ 11-year-old founder wants to help boys love reading at an age when they often don’t | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
If you Google the terms “boys and reading,” you will find thousands of results laying out the state of the gender gap between boys and girls when it comes
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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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How to Make Reading Fun: 25 Ideas Kids Will Love | Brightly

How to Make Reading Fun: 25 Ideas Kids Will Love | Brightly | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Bestselling author, mom, and one-time struggling reader Jean Reagan shares some great ideas for how to make reading fun for kids.
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Ontario manse where L.M. Montgomery lived to become museum

Ontario manse where L.M. Montgomery lived to become museum | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Fans of Lucy Maud Montgomery will soon have a new destination after a group in Ontario has purchased the manse in Norval, Ont. where the famous author lived from 1926 until 1935.
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