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Kids Book Review: Event: Children's Book Festival

Kids Book Review: Event: Children's Book Festival | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Calling all kids! Have you ever been to a party where everybody there loves stories as much as you do? And all your favourite authors are there, talking about all your favourite characters? And you can dance and sing and pat ...
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Australian Literature Month: April 2013 - Reading Matters

Australian Literature Month: April 2013 - Reading Matters | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Apologies for the short notice, but I've decided it's time to get the bunting out to celebrate Australian literature once again. You may remember that I ran my first Australian Literature Month last year.
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Hudson, Wis.-based Little Free Library heading to Africa

Hudson, Wis.-based Little Free Library heading to Africa | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Hudson-based Little Free Library is following the success of its book exchanges in the U.S. with an initiative to establish more than 2,500 of its little libraries in Africa.
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Blog Post: Is the Book Really Better Than the Movie?

Blog Post: Is the Book Really Better Than the Movie? | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Half of this year's ten Best Picture nominees are based on books: Lincoln (adapted from Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals), Life of Pi (from Yann Mar...
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The story of life in a prison city

The story of life in a prison city | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
How a small group of prisoners in the Warsaw Ghetto collected an archive detailing their lives for posterity.
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Don't Call Them Textbooks - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Don't Call Them Textbooks - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Publishers' latest digital products may deserve a category of their own.
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A New Chapter? A Launch Of The Bookless Library : NPR

A New Chapter? A Launch Of The Bookless Library : NPR | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Imagine a library without books — only computers and gadgets. That's the vision of one Texas county that plans to launch a digital-only public library. Despite the project's cost-efficiency, one librarian argues that the plan may be too ambitious.
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Jane Austen still matters, 200 years on

Jane Austen still matters, 200 years on | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Alex Clark: Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813 but Jane Austen's creation is as popular as ever
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International Book Giving Day is a volunteer initiative aimed at increasing children’s access to and enthusiasm for books. Most children in developing countries do not own books. In the United King...
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In the Digital Era, Our Dictionaries Read Us - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

In the Digital Era, Our Dictionaries Read Us - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Redefined, these reference works quickly adapt to current usage and respond to readers' up-to-the-minute interests.
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New ‘Subway Libraries’ Encourages Commuters To Read On-The-Go - DesignTAXI.com

New ‘Subway Libraries’ Encourages Commuters To Read On-The-Go - DesignTAXI.com
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LEARN: World Read Aloud Day - Huffington Post

LEARN: World Read Aloud Day - Huffington Post | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
LEARN: World Read Aloud Day
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I read them out loud to my daughter a few years ago...we got the The Horse and His Boy, when Lewis's complex sentence constructs got the best of us...
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World Book Day 2013: Parents still find time to read to their children, despite leading increasingly busy lives - Telegraph

World Book Day 2013: Parents still find time to read to their children, despite leading increasingly busy lives - Telegraph | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
World Book Day 2013: almost three quarters of parents read to their children
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Create Online Book Clubs | bookclubit.com

Create Online Book Clubs | bookclubit.com | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Create, Manage, and Discuss with your very own online book club. Register for free and create a book club in minutes at bookclubit.com!
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Digital Comics Are Getting Cheaper

Digital Comics Are Getting Cheaper | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Digital comics are in a transitional period as they enter the traditional world of e-books, with wider availability but total inconsistency in pricing.
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LitWorld - An International Non-Profit Advocating for and Working Towards Global Literacy - Words Changing Worlds - World Read Aloud Day

LitWorld - An International Non-Profit Advocating for and Working Towards Global Literacy - Words Changing Worlds - World Read Aloud Day | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
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Pew Study Suggests Libraries (And Print) Still Have A Future In An E-Book World | TechCrunch

Pew Study Suggests Libraries (And Print) Still Have A Future In An E-Book World | TechCrunch | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project looks at the future of libraries.
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Children still prefer reading physical books, finds Scholastic | The Bookseller

Children still prefer reading physical books, finds Scholastic | The Bookseller | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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