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20 Classic YA Literature Heroines, Ranked

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This week marks the publication of The Book of Jezebel, a desk reference of every bit of feminist trivia you could want that would make a great gift for teenagers who are still learning about femin...
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In Shakespeare Everybody Dies!

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This brings the tragedies to life -- or death!

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25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

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25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading

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Lourense Das's curator insight, December 4, 2013 11:18 AM

Literacy and school libraries: an inextricably team to ensure children will be prepared for the future.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, December 5, 2013 5:14 PM

Article stressing the importance of school wide commitment to encouraging life long reading skills....to allow for choice and enjoyment as well as rigor.  

 

Some great practical suggestions as to how this might look and work in a school.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, December 6, 2013 2:34 AM

Info Literacy and independent reading

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Twitter / Bobfeldman12: 25 books you won't be able ...

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25 books you won't be able to put down http://t.co/EhovFkvmEe
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Book Clubs-Book Recommendations-Book Reviews-Book Discussion Questions-BookMovement

Book Recommendations and Book Reviews by book clubs nationwide with book excerpts and reading group guides. Top 100 book club selections of 22,000 book clubs updated every week.
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SLJ Resources for Diversity in Kid and YA Lit | School Library Journal

SLJ Resources for Diversity in Kid and YA Lit | School Library Journal | Books for a High School Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Anbefales - @sljournal has released an collection of articles that address diversity in children’s & teen literature http://t.co/e7oCRQIVDx

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How Fiction Makes Our Brains Better - YouTube

Merriam-Webster declared 'science' the 2013 word of the year. But can reading something other than data and facts, say a work of fiction, help improve brain function? Yes, of course!

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Which Country Reads the Most?

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According to the NOP World Culture Score Index, readers in India are making the rest of us look bad.
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Holiday book recommendations and gift guide - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Holiday book recommendations and gift guide - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Books for a High School Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Holiday book recommendations and gift guide
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When we asked the simple question, “What was the best book you read this year?” readers flooded us with answers.
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100 Notable Books of 2013

100 Notable Books of 2013 | Books for a High School Learning Commons | Scoop.it
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

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Book Review: ‘Stella Bain,’ by Anita Shreve - The Boston Globe

Book Review: ‘Stella Bain,’ by Anita Shreve - The Boston Globe | Books for a High School Learning Commons | Scoop.it
A young woman When Stella Bain wakes up in a military hospital in France in 1916, cq she is suffering from pneumonia, shell shock, and debilitating pain in her feet from shrapnel.
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Best Young Adult Fiction 2013 — Goodreads Choice Awards

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Discover the Best Young Adult Fiction in the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers.

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