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Brazil Gives Out Books That Double as Subway Tickets, Promoting Literacy & Mass Transit at Once

Brazil Gives Out Books That Double as Subway Tickets, Promoting Literacy & Mass Transit at Once | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
One of the things I miss about living in a city with a subway system is the myriad thoughtful design elements that go into managing a perpetual flow of tourists and commuters.
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Basic Guide to Book Collecting

Basic Guide to Book Collecting | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
Our guide to book collecting covers many of the basic elements of book collecting, from what to collect to caring for your book collection.
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Every home needs a few books...

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First Edition Books Worth A Fortune - TheRichest

First Edition Books Worth A Fortune - TheRichest | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
For all classic literature fans, there’s nothing quite as rewarding as the smell of old books, with their yellow colored and fringed-margin pages,...
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Libraries in Edmonton so much more than books

When I became the Edmonton Public Library’s 2013 writer-in-residence in January, a little girl asked, “Does that mean you live in the library?”
Not quite, I told her.
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Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, edited by Ann Hood - book review: Emotional and beautifully crafted stories of stitching

Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, edited by Ann Hood - book review: Emotional and beautifully crafted stories of stitching | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
When Ann Hood learnt to knit, she wasn't jumping on the cool "Stitch 'n Bitch" bandwagon – it was a desperate attempt to assuage her grief in the aftermath of the sudden and unexpected death of her five-year-old daughter.
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Children's illustration finalists for GG Literary Awards

Children's illustration finalists for GG Literary Awards | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
Brilliant and eclectic, detailed and thought-provoking: the five children's illustration nominees for the Governor General's Literary Awards talk to CBC News about their remarkable creations.
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Fabulous!

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Amazon Pairs Print and Digital Books With New Program

Amazon Pairs Print and Digital Books With New Program | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
Amazon is about to test readers’ appetite for owning both paper and electronic editions of their books, by offering retroactive discounts on combined packages.
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The Printed Word

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Douglas E. Schoen and Jessica Tarlov The printing press rocked the world by spreading literature and news to the masses for the first time.  A wild, bold entrepreneurial streak created the most efficient, durable way we consume information.
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Man Returns Overdue Book 69 Years Late, Blames WWII

Man Returns Overdue Book 69 Years Late, Blames WWII | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
TALLINN, Estonia -- An Estonian man has returned a library book 69 years late, partly blaming a World War II aerial bombing that damaged the library for the late return.
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Generation Why: this week's must-reads from a youth perspective - Your Community

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Home | The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers | CBC Radio

Home | The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers | CBC Radio | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers on CBC Radio
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Nothing like a good mystery...

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'Social reading' the next phase of e-book revolution - Technology & Science - CBC News

'Social reading' the next phase of e-book revolution - Technology & Science - CBC News | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
Some digital pioneers think that the online sharing of books via social media -- social reading -- may become the dominant way of both consuming and producing stories.
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Canada Reads debates stories from across Canada - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

Canada Reads debates stories from across Canada - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
CBC's Canada-wide book debate Canada Reads begins Monday with novels from five regions of Canada vying for the hearts and minds of readers.
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books about books | books tagged books about books | LibraryThing

books about books | books tagged books about books | LibraryThing | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
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Best books on policy, leadership and working in public services

Best books on policy, leadership and working in public services | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
For World Book Day we asked our readers to tell us their favourite specialist reads. Here are some suggestions
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Forget selfies, we want to see your shelfies

Forget selfies, we want to see your shelfies | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
We asked to see your shelfies and you didn't disappoint. Here's a selection of our favourites
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Poetry and Trains, Operating at Strolling Speed

Poetry and Trains, Operating at Strolling Speed | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
At the New York Botanical Garden’s annual holiday train show, visitors can read, and hear, a laureate’s work.
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Book News: Amazon's Kindle MatchBook Is Out — Will Publishers Opt In?

Book News: Amazon's Kindle MatchBook Is Out — Will Publishers Opt In? | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. Amazon launched Kindle MatchBook, a service that lets customers buy
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Infographic: Readers can save the world | CBC Books | CBC Radio

Infographic: Readers can save the world | CBC Books | CBC Radio | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
Reading does more than stimulate our imagination: it has the power to improve our health and our morality and generally make the world a better place. Don't believe us?
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Malala Yousafzai helps Birmingham bet on books

Malala Yousafzai helps Birmingham bet on books | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
In an increasingly digital world, Europe’s biggest library is unveiled
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CanLit Quiz: How poetically informed are you? | CBC Books | CBC Radio

CanLit Quiz: How poetically informed are you? | CBC Books | CBC Radio | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
As we may have mentioned, we are in the midst of National Poetry Month. And how are we celebrating? The same way we celebrate every theme month: with a tricky trivia quiz devoted to the subject in question!
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Literacy guide uses partisan example to conjugate 'elect' - Politics - CBC News

Literacy guide uses partisan example to conjugate 'elect' - Politics - CBC News | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
A literacy lesson plan from a group partly funded by the Government of Canada uses a partisan example to teach people how to conjugate the verb to vote.
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Canada Reads final pits February against Two Solitudes - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

Canada Reads final pits February against Two Solitudes - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | Bookcertera | Scoop.it
CBC's annual book debate Canada Reads is now a contest between a book from Atlantic Canada and another from Quebec.
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