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New study reveals kids prefer reading print books over digital books

New study reveals kids prefer reading print books over digital books | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
New survey says that kids ages 6-17 are rejecting e-books in favor of reading traditional print books. Survey reveals that 58 percent of children enjoy recreational reading, too.
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Toronto Public Library shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Toronto Public Library shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Two white lamps that look like props from a sci-fi film sit in the common area of the Brentwood Library. But they're not common
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Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless

Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
People who are homeless often spend lots of time at libraries, but they're not always welcomed. That's not the case in Dallas, which goes out of its way to help the homeless.
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101 Books Every Child Needs to Hear Before Kindergarten

101 Books Every Child Needs to Hear Before Kindergarten | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Here are 101 books to read to kids before kindergarten to fill their literacy tanks with the best of the best and make them fall in love with books.
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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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Gumnut Babies turn 100, May Gibbs' famous series celebrated in Sydney - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Gumnut Babies turn 100, May Gibbs' famous series celebrated in Sydney - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
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National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 | Australian Library and Information Association

National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 | Australian Library and Information Association | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
About | Get involved | Register | About the book | About the author | About the illustrator | Partners | Resources | Merchandise | Permissions | Previous NSS events | Wrap up |National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual campaign that aims to...
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Is Audio Really the Future of the Book? | JSTOR Daily

Is Audio Really the Future of the Book? | JSTOR Daily | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The upsurge in audiobooks and podcasts illustrates our heightened interest in digital storytelling, but does listening really count as reading?
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From preschool through high school: 24 great books that show empathy, kindness

From preschool through high school: 24 great books that show empathy, kindness | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Amazing reads to share with your kids (of all ages).
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Every Italian teen just got €500 to spend on books

Every Italian teen just got €500 to spend on books | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
All Italians celebrating their 18th birthday between 3 November 2016 and  31 December 2017 (the scheme could be extended) can now claim €500 to spend on cultural items, as part of an initiative by the Italian government to enrich the lives of its...
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The beautiful Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve

The beautiful Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Book lovers will want to adopt this lovely holiday tradition, which melds literary and holiday pleasures into a single event.
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Barbershop gives kids discount for reading

Barbershop gives kids discount for reading | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The Fuller Cut barbershop in Michigan inspires kids to read with discount
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Miffy creator Dick Bruna has died aged 89

Miffy creator Dick Bruna has died aged 89 | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The Dutch artist and illustrator, whose much-loved stories about a cartoon rabbit sold more than 80m books, has died aged 89
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Dementia in fiction

Dementia in fiction | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
If fiction can be said to have some larger purpose than to entertain or enlighten, it is surely the creation of empathy. A play, a movie or a novel can place us directly in somebody else’s shoes. Thoughtful and considered fiction can serve as a form of advocacy and insight into living with a diagnosis…
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Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless

People who are homeless often spend lots of time at libraries, but they're not always welcomed. That's not the case in Dallas, which goes out of its way to help the homeless.
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A world-famous photographer captured candid pictures of people reading.

A world-famous photographer captured candid pictures of people reading. | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Steve McCurry's photo series shows how people all around the world can get lost in a good story.
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8 Of President Obama's Best Quotes About Reading

8 Of President Obama's Best Quotes About Reading | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
With just a few days left in our 44th president's White House tenure, now is a great time to review the eight years of Barack Obama's presidency, and a lot of people are doing so. It's important to remember, however, that the POTUS enjoyed a starred
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The beautiful Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve

The beautiful Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Book lovers will want to adopt this lovely holiday tradition, which melds literary and holiday pleasures into a single event.
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Boookstory - beautiful network for book readers

Boookstory - beautiful network for book readers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Tell stories you've experienced with books. Discover inspiring quotes. Discuss and share books. Breathe art!
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15 Important Pieces Of Wisdom Found In Children's Books

15 Important Pieces Of Wisdom Found In Children's Books | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
While the likes of Winnie-the-Pooh and The Twits may no longer hold a spot on your bookshelf, there's no end to the life lesson
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Weapon Of Mass Instruction: Artist Creates A Tank That Delivers Free Books

Weapon Of Mass Instruction: Artist Creates A Tank That Delivers Free Books | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Raul Lemesoff, an eccentric artist in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has created a bizarre tank-like 'Weapon Of Mass Instruction' (Arma de Instruccion Masiva) that he
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This year's winners and shortlist | Department of Communications and the Arts

This year's winners and shortlist | Department of Communications and the Arts | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
FictionThe Life of Houses by Lisa Gorton (Giramondo) (Winner)The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood (Allen & Unwin) (Winner)Forever Young by Steven Carroll (HarperCollins Publishers)The World Repair Video Game by David Ireland AM (Island Magazine...
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Dallas closes the book on regulating Little Free Libraries | Dallas City Council | Dallas News

Dallas closes the book on regulating Little Free Libraries | Dallas City Council | Dallas News | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The only thing you won't find in a Dallas Little Free Library is a rule book governing Little Free Libraries.If you want to plant a boo
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8 Brutal Truths of Raising a Book-Loving Kid | Brightly

8 Brutal Truths of Raising a Book-Loving Kid | Brightly | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
I always wished for my kids to be book lovers. While I’d never say I’ve lived to regret my wish, there are a few things about raising a book lover that can take some getting used to.
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