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ALSC announces 2013 Notable Children’s Books | American Libraries Magazine

ALSC announces 2013 Notable Children’s Books | American Libraries Magazine | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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New year, new books!

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American Library Association announces 2013 youth media award winners | American Libraries Magazine

American Library Association announces 2013 youth media award winners | American Libraries Magazine | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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This lists the Caldecott and Newbery Award winners - and many more!

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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
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Just in time for Black History Month, I found this database through the listserv Dr. Repman suggested we subscribe to.

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Virtual Information Inquiry: Classroom Teacher-Media Specialist Collaborative Planning

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Teacher-School Library Media Specialist Collaboration through Social Marketing Strategies: An Information Behavior Study | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Teacher-School Library Media Specialist Collaboration through Social Marketing Strategies: An Information Behavior Study | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
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Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes

Pete the Cat is back and this time, he's rockin' and groovin' in his SCHOOL shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of oth...
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"Pete the Cat" books rock!

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Why Printed Books Will Never Die

Why Printed Books Will Never Die | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
E-books are slowly subsuming the printed format as the preferred vehicle for reading. But is it an either/or question, or can the two mediums exist in harmony?
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Transitions to Digital Media | District Administration Magazine

Transitions to Digital Media | District Administration Magazine | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
News, Articles and Community for district-level decision makers in K-12 education. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.
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Good news!

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Library Services in the Digital Age

Library Services in the Digital Age | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
The internet has already had a major impact on how people find and access information, and now the rising popularity of e-books is helping transform Americans’ reading habits.
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Very interesting, and optimistic, Pew survey results.

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Story book animation for "Magic Pebble"

The story is adapted from "Magic Pebble" by William Steig. Most images are also from his book. The animation is done with Adobe After Effect.
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"Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" - a classic!

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School Library Media Activities Monthly

In this article, Allison Zmuda and Violet Harada outline how library media specialists, because of their unique expertise, are well suited to develop 21st-century student learning skills.They emphasize that library media specialists must refocus...
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Top 100 Children's Books of All-Time

Top 100 Children's Books of All-Time | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
From the classics to the brand new books, see the top 100 children's books of all-time. See the best children's books to get your kids!
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I'm glad "The Giving Tree" was near the top of the list!

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McDonald's To Hand Out Millions Of Children's Books In Happy ...

McDonald's To Hand Out Millions Of Children's Books In Happy ... | Wonderful World of Books | Scoop.it
McDonald's is to become the UK's biggest children's books distributor as it commits to handing out 15m books with its Happy Meals by 2015. The book giveaway will start today with a five-week promotion offering a series of ...
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Maybe this will be coming to America soon!

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