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100 Best Books of the Decade So Far

100 Best Books of the Decade So Far | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Every great book resonates in its pursuit of some kind of truth. Here are the 100 books from the past half-decade that do that best.
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This Amazing Stop Motion Video Proves That There’s Nothing Quite Like A Real Book

This Amazing Stop Motion Video Proves That There’s Nothing Quite Like A Real Book | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
It seems everything is going digital these days, but this amazing stop motion video proves that real books just can't be beat.
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What Really Drove Christopher McCandless ‘Into the Wild,’ According to Sister Carine’s Memoir

What Really Drove Christopher McCandless ‘Into the Wild,’ According to Sister Carine’s Memoir | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Carine McCandless’s memoir tells the story of a childhood marred by domestic violence—and ended by her brother’s tragic death in the Alaskan wilderness.
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The Apartheid of Children’s Literature

The Apartheid of Children’s Literature | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Too often today’s books are blind to the reality of thousands of children.
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ICDL - International Children's Digital Library

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
International Children's Digital Library
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The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.

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MITS Freedom Stick

MITS Freedom Stick | SHS Library News | Scoop.it

The MITS Freedom Stick is a portable, use-anywhere accessibility solution. Install this software package on any 4gb USB Flash Drive (full) or 2gb USB Flash Drive (lite) and you create a set of tools for your students that they can carry in their pockets which will make any Windows computer highly accessible.

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Green Mountain Book Award

Green Mountain Book Award | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
This is the official site of the Green Mountain Book Award, Vermont's reader's choice award for students in grades 9-12.
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‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Hospital Is Now a Museum

‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Hospital Is Now a Museum | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Oregon State Hospital features a museum that pays tribute to the movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and explores mental health treatments of the past.
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Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Writer, Dies at 82

Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Writer, Dies at 82 | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Mr. Achebe, the celebrated author of “Things Fall Apart,” wrote stirring essays and poignant poems rooted in his native Nigeria’s cities and countryside.
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Commentary Series: Christine Smith: Annette Chase Dimock

Commentary Series: Christine Smith: Annette Chase Dimock | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
In observation of Women's History Month, Christine Smith has the story of writer and lecturer Annette Chase Dimock - who wrote a popular column about rural Vermont agricultural life in the early t...
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NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program

NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
NaNoWriMo's YWP challenges young writers to complete an entire novel in November! Are you up for it?
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THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER - Official Movie Site

THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up.
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Summer Reading Lists

Summer Reading Lists | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
2015 Boston Public Schools/Boston Public Library Summer Book Lists Grades K-2 Summer Book List Grades 3-5 Summer Book List Grades 6-8 Summer Book List Grades 9-12 Summer Book List   Boston Lat...
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Vermont Libraries Using New Fiber Optic Network | www.telecomvt.org

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Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?

Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books? | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
I want to make them human in the eyes of readers — and in their own.
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What Inspires Junot Díaz?

What Inspires Junot Díaz? | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Artifacts that the writer keeps handy to defeat all the little hobgoblins that try to drive him crazy every time he sits down to write.
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Colum McCann’s Radical Empathy

Colum McCann’s Radical Empathy | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Four years after the publication of “Let the Great World Spin,” Colum McCann’s magnificent, cathartic 9/11 novel continues to help people cope with tragedy.
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Gatsby le magnifique (2013)

Gatsby le magnifique (2013) | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan. A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.
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Stop Organizing Your E-mail, Says Study | MIT Technology Review

Stop Organizing Your E-mail, Says Study | MIT Technology Review | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
People who put incoming e-mails in folders are no better at finding them than those who simply use search.
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Commentary Series: Vermont Women - Women's Relief Corp

Commentary Series: Vermont Women - Women's Relief Corp | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
All this week on Morning Edition, VPR is honoring women who have contributed to the life and culture of Vermont.
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Book Buzz: My Beloved World, My Ideal Bookshelf : The Ticket

Book Buzz: My Beloved World, My Ideal Bookshelf   : The Ticket | SHS Library News | Scoop.it
'My Beloved World'
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