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Everday inquiry and inquiry learning

Everday inquiry and inquiry learning | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Wrapping IL with Inquiry Learning - In this post I outline the characteristics of everyday inquiry and explain how everyday inquiry is related to inquiry learning. Everyday inquiry involves asking questions, and finding and using inf...

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School Librarian in Action: Filipino ReaderCon: United We Read

School Librarian in Action: Filipino ReaderCon: United We Read | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Done with the celebration of the National Children's Book Day and the 2nd Best Reads National Children's Book Award this month. Moving on to the Filipino ReaderCon this August. I will be panelist in a session about bookstores and libraries.

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School Librarian in Action: The 2nd Best Reads National Children's Book Awards

School Librarian in Action: The 2nd Best Reads National Children's Book Awards | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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School Librarian in Action: Filipino Friday 2012: Introduction

School Librarian in Action: Filipino Friday 2012: Introduction | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

There are two books that surprised me this year: the 50 Shades of Grey Trilogy and the Trese series.

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School Librarian in Action: The Knowledge Park Bangkok, Thailand

School Librarian in Action: The Knowledge Park Bangkok, Thailand | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

The Knowledge Park (TK Park) is located on the 8th floor of the new mall in downtown Bangkok. It has a children's library, a teens and young adult area, a music library, e-book and digital area, and IT collection and a spacious lobby for events hosted by TK Park.

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Your World. Your Books. | Teen Books Online | Epic Reads

Your World. Your Books. | Teen Books Online | Epic Reads | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Join Epic Reads: the newest online community for Teen Books. Explore your favorite books and authors with quizzes, polls & more!
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hatbooks: Global Voices Part 2: English-language Asia-set ...

hatbooks: Global Voices Part 2: English-language Asia-set ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Global Voices Part 2: English-language Asia-set Children's and YA Fiction. Last week PaperTigers.org, the wonderful website that focuses on multicultural books for young readers, world literacy and more, launched a series ...
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Maurice Sendak, Children’s Author, Dies at 83

Maurice Sendak, Children’s Author, Dies at 83 | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Mr. Sendak, known in particular for “Where the Wild Things Are,” was widely considered the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century.
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10 Memorable Dr. Seuss Quotes About His Work - Mental Floss

10 Memorable Dr. Seuss Quotes About His Work - Mental Floss | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
10 Memorable Dr. Seuss Quotes

Here are some things Theodor Seuss Geisel said about his life, his work, his inspiration, and bow ties.
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Edgar Awards for Best Mystery Go to 'Icefall,' 'The Silence of Murder'

Edgar Awards for Best Mystery Go to 'Icefall,' 'The Silence of Murder' | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

More then 400 attendees, including authors Neil Gaiman, Mary Higgins Clark, and Lee Child showed up for the April 26 black-tie awards ceremony in New York City. The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, known affectionately as the Edgars, are presented annually by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, television, film, and theater.

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The 3 R's Blog // Reading, 'Riting, and Randomness: At the Festival of Books: A Conversation with Judy Blume

The 3 R's Blog // Reading, 'Riting, and Randomness: At the Festival of Books: A Conversation with Judy Blume | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Judy Blume talks with Mary McNamara and does audience Q&A at LA Times Festival of Books 2012...
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We Sat Down....: We Sat Down For a Chat...about YA

We Sat Down....: We Sat Down For a Chat...about YA | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Young Adult novels and age categories. Does age category really matter?

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School Librarian in Action: Story Theater and Puppet Show Script: Father Rat Finds a Midwife

School Librarian in Action: Story Theater and Puppet Show Script: Father Rat Finds a Midwife | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Story Theater and Puppet Show Script: Father Rat Finds a Midwife, a Filipino Folk Story from the book Tales From the 7,000 Ilses (de Las Casas & Gagatiga, 2011)

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Smashwords — Information Literacy in the Wild — A book by Kristin Fontichiaro

Smashwords — Information Literacy in the Wild — A book by Kristin Fontichiaro | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

FREE E-book! Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro. Foreword by Jeffrey MacKie-Mason. A collection of essays on the topic of information and digital literacy from multiple perspectives.

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School Librarian in Action: Filipino Friday: School of Reading

School Librarian in Action: Filipino Friday: School of Reading | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

My mother, being a librarian brought books for me from the library where she worked then. These books opened the world for me in the safe environment at home and filled the unchartered space of my mind of possibilities, dreams and wonderment.

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Online Ballot

Online Ballot | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Vote for your favorite books from the nominees for the Readers’ Choice Awards! The voting period will determine the short list for the semi-finals that will be sent for panel judging. Top 3 winners...
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Explaining 'Fifty Shades' wild success

Explaining 'Fifty Shades' wild success | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Emanuella Grinberg: '"Fifty Shades" hit the scene at just the right moment, insiders say, riding a wave of smart marketing and benefitting from the erotica world's e-book savvy.'


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School Librarian in Action: The Legend of Korra: A Review

School Librarian in Action: The Legend of Korra: A Review | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

There were so many gaps left unfilled with in the span of eighty years. I know it's just me, but it had been difficult to wonder what happened to the characters I loved and considered (in my imagination) as my next door neighbors while watching Korra.

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PaperTigers' Global Voices feature with award winning author Holly ...

PaperTigers' Global Voices feature with award winning author Holly ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
English-language Asia-set Children's and YA Fiction ~ by Holly Thompson Part 2 of 3 (read Part 1 here) Some years back as we... ...
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Reading Challenge - Literacy and Laughter

Reading Challenge - Literacy and Laughter | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Reading Challenge. At the beginning of May I proposed a Reading Challenge to my Kindergarten friends. If they could work together to read 180 books. (the number of days we have Kindergarten)... then I would throw them a pizza party.
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Ikuwento rin natin ang sariling atin!

Ikuwento rin natin ang sariling atin! | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Ikuwento rin natin ang sariling atin! Sa pamamagitan ng mga nilikhang poster ng Seven A.D., hangad nila (at namin din!) na mahikayat ang mga magulang at guro na ipakilala rin sa mga batang Filipino...
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Literacy, families and learning: Helping Preschoolers to Become Writers

Literacy, families and learning: Helping Preschoolers to Become Writers | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

I get many questions from concerned parents on this blog worrying about how fast they should push their preschool children as w

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What Teens Are Really Reading: A librarian’s informal survey uncovers the hottest YA fiction

What Teens Are Really Reading: A librarian’s informal survey uncovers the hottest YA fiction | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Realistic fiction and fantasy. Steampunk and dystopias. Paranormal and coming-of-age. Everyone knows they’re hot sellers in the world of young adult fiction. But with so many YA titles flooding the market, how’s a librarian to keep up

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A Curious Thing: April Carnival of Children's Literature

A Curious Thing: April Carnival of Children's Literature | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

The word carnival conjures up images of ferris wheels, flying swings, clowns and cotton candy. A smattering of everything possible all in one place. I love definitions. So I couldn't help myself from looking up "carnival" - my favorite definition being "an instance of merrymaking or feasting."

As I have read through the posts for this month's Carnival of Children's Literature that definition is certainly fitting.

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Stacked: Finding a Community: Diana Wynne Jones Blog Tour

Stacked: Finding a Community: Diana Wynne Jones Blog Tour | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

People read Harry Potter, loved Harry Potter, then didn't continue onward to explore the vast unknown universe that was kidlit/YA and fantasy. I wanted to continue onward, but didn't have a guide.

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