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Ender's Game - Official Trailer #2 (2013) [HD] Harrison Ford

Subscribe to FilmTrailerZone: http://ow.ly/adpvg Like us on Facebook: http://ow.ly/ay0ve Follow us on Twitter: http://ow.ly/ay0gU Ender's Game - Official Tra...
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Local Author Releases New Children's Book - Patch.com

Local Author Releases New Children's Book - Patch.com | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Local Author Releases New Children's BookPatch.comThe Calabasas resident was an elementary school teacher for 16 years before making the shift to full-time motherhood and eventually to children's book writing.
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Meriden Library Renames Children's Wing After Tomie DePaola - Patch.com

Meriden Library Renames Children's Wing After Tomie DePaola - Patch.com | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Meriden Library Renames Children's Wing After Tomie DePaolaPatch.com"I knew he was going to be something," said Leah Grossman Caplan, DePaola's first dance teacher, at a cocktail reception for the Caldecott and Newberry award-winning children's...
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Harry Potter publisher releases Shelby native's first young-adult novel - Shelby Star

Harry Potter publisher releases Shelby native's first young-adult novel - Shelby Star | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Harry Potter publisher releases Shelby native's first young-adult novelShelby StarPearson said she'll continue writing young-adult fiction, but there are no plans for a series based on the plucky protagonist of "Rites and Wrongs." "I think I would...
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Shortlist announced for state book prize - Sydney Morning Herald

Shortlist announced for state book prize - Sydney Morning Herald | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Shortlist announced for state book prizeSydney Morning HeraldUnder the awards' new incarnation, winners of the each of the five categories — fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, and young-adult fiction — will each receive a prize of $25000 and be...
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Program allows kids to thank soldiers - Connellsville Daily Courier

Program allows kids to thank soldiers - Connellsville Daily Courier | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Program allows kids to thank soldiersConnellsville Daily CourierThe 4-H program and the Fayette County Fair are allowing children an opportunity to take part in civic and national pride with letter-writing to area soldiers.
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Teaching longhand is the 'write' thing - Vancouver Sun

Teaching longhand is the 'write' thing - Vancouver Sun | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Teaching longhand is the 'write' thingVancouver SunProponents of throwing out cursive writing temper their remarks by saying children should be taught to sign their names and let it go at that. That's another nonsensical statement.
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Social Change, Gender Roles, and Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever — The Good Men Project Magazine

Social Change, Gender Roles, and Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever — The Good Men Project Magazine | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Social Change & Gender Roles Reflected in R.
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Bookish bites : Pancake, Pancakes! | children's books for grown-ups

Bookish bites : Pancake, Pancakes! | children's books for grown-ups | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Milo adores this book. Possibly more so than The Hungry Caterpillar and Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth our other Eric Carle titles. I have no idea why it strikes a chord with him, especially as I've tried making him ...
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Hyaline Prosaic: Young Adult Fiction--Too Dark?

Hyaline Prosaic: Young Adult Fiction--Too Dark? | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
YA is important...but *is* it getting too dark? ~ A nicely balanced take on the debate
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Young Adult Fiction Is Not All Doom and Gloom « ShelfTalker

Young Adult Fiction Is Not All Doom and Gloom « ShelfTalker | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
RT @PublishersWkly: "Young Adult Fiction Is Not All Doom and Gloom": Our ShelfTalker blogger responds to the weekend's flap http://bit.ly/jyaArY...
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The Book People announces ways it is helping to tackle poor literacy levels - WebWire (press release)

The Book People announces ways it is helping to tackle poor literacy levelsWebWire (press release)The Book People also owns Red House, a specialist website providing the latest and very best children's books.
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Beautifully Illustrated Planting the Wild Garden «

Beautifully Illustrated Planting the Wild Garden « | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
RT @ImaginationSoup: Giveaway: Planting the Wild Garden : http://t.co/s4tEmw6 #kidlit...
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Read Me an E-Book Story? - Wall Street Journal

Read Me an E-Book Story? - Wall Street Journal | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalRead Me an E-Book Story?Wall Street JournalIn case you haven't seen one since kindergarten, kids' books are different. They have pictures. Big letters. Sometimes the pages are laminated to withstand sippy-cup spills.
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The Decemberists Front Man Colin Meloy Writes A Children's Adventure Novel - Cinema Blend

The Decemberists Front Man Colin Meloy Writes A Children's Adventure Novel - Cinema Blend | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Cinema BlendThe Decemberists Front Man Colin Meloy Writes A Children's Adventure NovelCinema BlendMeloy also went to the University of Oregon and University of Montana for Creative Writing, so his talent in storytelling makes sense.
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Public libraries offer more than books - Canton Repository

Public libraries offer more than books - Canton Repository | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Public libraries offer more than booksCanton RepositoryAll of those things, local librarians say, are important because they help to bring books to life and supplement learning and adventure in ways that keep patrons and, especially, children...
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Suzanne Collins, Author of the Hunger Games Trilogy - Slate Magazine

Suzanne Collins, Author of the Hunger Games Trilogy - Slate Magazine | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Suzanne Collins, Author of the Hunger Games TrilogySlate MagazineHow her dark, bloodthirsty books upended our notions of what young adult fiction should be—and converted waves of skeptical adults in the process.
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Young people's writing workshop - knox.VillageSoup.com

Young people's writing workshop - knox.VillageSoup.com | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Young people's writing workshopknox.VillageSoup.comRockland — Juvenile fiction author Robin Russell will lead a writing workshop for young people age 8 to 17 Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 10 am at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.
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Young authors in Camden debut their first book - 6abc.com

Young authors in Camden debut their first book - 6abc.com | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
6abc.comYoung authors in Camden debut their first book6abc.comThe kids have all written a non-fiction book!
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How to Create a Calm Preschool Environment

How to Create a Calm Preschool Environment | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Preschool children will learn better in a calm environment. Teachers can manipulate the layout, atmosphere, and classroom activities to create a calming environment in a preschool setting.
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Charlotte's Home Page

Charlotte's Home Page | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Charlotte Zolotow, the much-loved children's book writer and editor, has published over seventy books for young readers, and edited scores more during her long dual career.
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Children's Book Award Finalists « Tales From An Open Book

Children's Book Award Finalists « Tales From An Open Book | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
The Canadian Children's Book Centre has just announced its finalists for a variety of awards (picture books, mysteries, fiction and non-fiction). Each prize is given to this year's best Canadian author or illustrator and ...
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#YAsaves - Slideshow

RT @WSJ: What young-adult fiction means to you: a selection of touching #YAsaves tweets http://bit.ly/myZFgt (Scroll with arrow keys.)...
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Kidlit.com · Please Don’t Serial Query

Kidlit.com · Please Don’t Serial Query | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
A place for people who love, read and write children’s literature.
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Susan Taylor Brown - characters write back

Susan Taylor Brown - characters write back | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Sometimes I write letters to my characters & sometimes they write back. What they said today.
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