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At libraries, children find delight in reading to dogs

At libraries, children find delight in reading to dogs | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Programs in which children read to dogs aim to calm struggling readers and excite those bored with books.
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Withering-by-Sea: a Stella Montgomery Intrigue - Reading Time

Withering-by-Sea: a Stella Montgomery Intrigue - Reading Time | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
ROSSELL, Judith Withering-By-Sea: A Stella Montgomery Intrigue ABC, 2014 259pp $19.99 ISBN 9780733333002 SCIS 1688798 Who doesn’t love a story about a 19th Century orphan of secret past and mysterious parentage?  This latest novel from Rossell doesn’t disappoint.  Stella Montgomery is eleven years old and lives with her three aunts, moving from hotel to resortRead More
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31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age

31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
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HarperCollins Publishers Announces Two-Book Deal With Veronica Roth

HarperCollins Publishers Announces Two-Book Deal With Veronica Roth | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HarperCollins Publishers announced today the acquisition of a two-book deal...
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How reading a little each week is a form of life support

How reading a little each week is a form of life support | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
One in three adults in the UK – or 16m people – rarely or never read for pleasure. A new survey of 4,164 adults, including both those who read and those who don’t, found that adults who read for just 20…
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Inside the secret lab where Amazon is designing the future of reading

Chris Green holds an envelope. At least, it looks like an envelope. In reality, it's a piece of office copy paper that's been cut and folded into the shape of a Kindle Voyage, the latest in...
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They're Watching You Read by Francine Prose

They're Watching You Read by Francine Prose | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
What are the implications for readers, and writers, of new technology allowing publishers to know which books we’ve finished or not finished, how fast we have read them, and precisely where we snapped shut the cover?
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The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind.

The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind. | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Hard copy books are just more pleasant to read.
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Whisper it quietly, the book is back … and here’s the man leading the revival

Whisper it quietly, the book is back … and here’s the man leading the revival | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The book is back, says James Daunt, who tells Robert McCrum that innovation can help his industry ride out the online storm
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See the Possible: Little Free Libraries come to Fairfax

See the Possible: Little Free Libraries come to Fairfax | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
It was a simple idea to share books with friends and neighbors, and now the movement has gone around the world.
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Best Illustrated Books

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The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014, with sample artwork from each.
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Some interesting choices.

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Brightly | Helping Parents Grow Lifelong Readers

Brightly | Helping Parents Grow Lifelong Readers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Find great books for kids, reading strategies, age-specific book lists, exclusive author content, and more.
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More public libraries, their relevance at stake, see helping homeless people as a core mission

More public libraries, their relevance at stake, see helping homeless people as a core mission | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library.
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Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right.

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all find a preference for old-fashioned print.
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Fathers can make a difference in getting sons to read

Fathers can make a difference in getting sons to read | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Engaging boys in reading can be tough. Many parents find that their boys either aren’t interested in sitting still long enough, or they often perceive reading as a “girl thing”. The consequences of boys…
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Little Free Libraries popping up across Melbourne

Little Free Libraries popping up across Melbourne | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Melbourne is becoming the Australian centre of the global Little Free Library movement.
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If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again

If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
It's an age old question, but with new evidence.
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Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read

Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
This isn't your typical story time; public libraries are designing new programs to help parents and caregivers interact with toddlers in ways that will encourage future reading.
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Don't Judge a Book by its Cover: Tech-Savvy Teens Remain Fans of Print Books

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover: Tech-Savvy Teens Remain Fans of Print Books | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
What influences teens to buy books?
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Why we need culture and books more than ever: Richard Flanagan

Why we need culture and books more than ever: Richard Flanagan | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
My book only exists because in that hellish place long ago the strong helped the weak. These were concrete acts that became for me, growing up, symbols of what a good society might be.
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Therapy dogs help give kids reading confidence

Therapy dogs help give kids reading confidence | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The Tail Waggin’ Tutors visit the Genoa Branch Library regularly.
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