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Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it

The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep uses psychological techniques to send children to sleep quickly

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TEACHING WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY (ACTIVITY: DECODE THE SENTENCE)

WARM-UP / COOL - DOWN In this activity, Todd teaches you a quick activity to help your students memorize letters of the alphabet and reinforce and possibly ...
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Amazon releases 'Best Books' of 2015 - GeekWire

Amazon releases 'Best Books' of 2015 - GeekWire | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
Photo via Amazon/Best Books 2015 It's the most wonderful time of the year if you love great books. The year-end "best of lists" are starting to roll in, an
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11 Beautiful Sentences In Literature (Read By LeVar Burton)

11 Beautiful Sentences In Literature (Read By LeVar Burton) | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
Yes! That’s the guy from Reading Rainbow!






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Ban Before Reading - New York Times

Ban Before Reading - New York Times | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
How it feels to have your book suspended from a high school’s English curriculum.
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27 Gifts Every Book Lover Should Ask For This Year

27 Gifts Every Book Lover Should Ask For This Year | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
In addition to all the books, of course.


The perfect home for your flask.


Get it here.
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A waterproof book cover.


For bath time, pool time, and ocean time.
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time to start shopping 

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This Children's Book Will Help Kids Fall Asleep! ft. Taryn Southern

There is a new Children's book that helps kids fall asleep!?! Who Knew? Previous Video: http://bit.ly/1izoa1A Follow Us On SoundCloud: ...
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Disney is using augmented reality to bring coloring books to life - The Verge

A Disney Research team has developed technology that projects coloring book characters in 3D while you're still working on coloring them. The process was detailed in a new paper called "Live...
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Library much more than a place to read books - Moultrie Observer

Library much more than a place to read books - Moultrie Observer | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
In the movie “Good Will Hunting,” actor Matt Damon, a self-educated street urchin, cuts the legs out from under a Harvard graduate student by telling him that he had dropped $150,000 on getting information that he could have obtained from the...
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Beyond Walls: Libraries and Incarcerated Youth

Beyond Walls: Libraries and Incarcerated Youth | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
Illustration By Edel Rodriguez Read related article: The Book Club at Camp Glenwood, a Minimum-Security Facility for Boys Once a month, librarians from the Boston Public Library system bring books to teens serving sentences in one of eight...
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#vulibstud2016
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19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
“I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life.”
*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.
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You CAN keep up. MT @sylviaduckworth: 11 Tips for Keeping Up With Technology #edtechchat http://t.co/LsQTONOrOd
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Helen Lynch's curator insight, October 2, 2015 1:23 AM
Can manage (just) 1, 5, 8 & 9!
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The Revolution at Your Community Library

The Revolution at Your Community Library | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
The transition away from card catalogs hasn't killed the library: it's spurred the innovation of new community centers.
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Stephanie Lecter's curator insight, October 25, 2015 11:04 PM

I love this article and share many of the same views as the author. I believe the public libraries of the future will be innovative community spaces. 

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Black Girls CODE Empowers Young Women Of Color To Fall In Love With Technology

Black Girls CODE Empowers Young Women Of Color To Fall In Love With Technology | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
It always feels like we’re making strides as a community and culture, until a study comes out telling us, but wait, there’s more. Not that all the data should be taken at face value, but it’s impor...
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How Does Your Brain Learn To Read?

Most Americans learn how to read around the age of 5 but for some it can take much longer, why is it so hard to learn how to read? Why Did Nazis Burn ...
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Schools Can't Stop Kids From Sexting. More Technology Can. - New York Times

Schools Can't Stop Kids From Sexting. More Technology Can. - New York Times | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
There are serious risks associated with teenagers exchanging nude photos but it isn’t the dangerous scourge that most adults imagine.
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If Young Adult Book Titles Were Honest

If Young Adult Book Titles Were Honest | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
They’re more honest than a Judy Blume novel.


Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery



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Are You There, God?
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Crayola Now Has Its Own Line of Coloring Books For Adults - Gizmodo

Crayola Now Has Its Own Line of Coloring Books For Adults - Gizmodo | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
Crayola has always been the first name in coloring innovation, so it’s surprising it wasn’t the company behind the recent trend in adult coloring books.
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Old Fashioned Library

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Index Cards In An Old-Fashioned University Academic Library In Rome, Italy

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The cards are no more!

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Tabitha Voorhees's curator insight, October 20, 2015 6:35 PM

Awww the good old days. :)

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Book Nerd Problems | Booktervention: Converting a Non-Reader

When you couldn't stand seeing your non-book loving friend miss out any longer, so you and your fellow book nerds decided it was time for an official ...
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This Book Is Creating A Space For Queer Black Boys In Children's Literature - Huffington Post

This Book Is Creating A Space For Queer Black Boys In Children's Literature - Huffington Post | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
Huffington Post This Book Is Creating A Space For Queer Black Boys In Children's Literature Huffington Post I read this book to children and they knew, in a way that stunned me actually, that Jeremiah Nebula is the product of dealing with two...
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Pharrell Asked A Bunch Of Kids Why They Love Reading And It Was Adorable

Pharrell Asked A Bunch Of Kids Why They Love Reading And It Was Adorable | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
♫Clap along if you feel like #ReadHAPPY is the truth♫


Filed under "news that will put a *smile* on your face: Pharrell is transforming his hit-single "Happy" into a children's book of the same name.
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Long Live Banned Books Week! - Huffington Post

Long Live Banned Books Week! - Huffington Post | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
It's Banned Books Week -- but no one even bans books anymore. So what's the point?
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We need to celebrate and use this time as a deterrent.  

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'Glee' actor Colfer to write more 'Land of Stories' books - Yahoo News

'Glee' actor Colfer to write more 'Land of Stories' books - Yahoo News | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
From Yahoo News: NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Colfer is seeing a long and varied future for his "Land of Stories" fantasy books
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True confessions: would you read out your teenage diary to a group of strangers? - The Guardian

True confessions: would you read out your teenage diary to a group of strangers? - The Guardian | Library things and stuff | Scoop.it
Events such as east London’s Diary Days – halfway between a standup gig and group therapy – are building up a small cult following
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