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7 Reasons Why Adults Read YA Books

7 Reasons Why Adults Read YA Books | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Young Adult authors may not all be young, but they're hungry -- to tell and to sell.
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JK Rowling Announces Charity eBook Publication Of The Tales Of Beedle The Bard

JK Rowling Announces Charity eBook Publication Of The Tales Of Beedle The Bard | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
JK Rowling has issued an online message to let readers in the digital world know about the eBook publication of The Tales of Beedle the Bard and encourage them to support the vital work of Lumos.
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School Librarian in Action: Reading Choices

School Librarian in Action: Reading Choices | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

When I bring them books I borrowed from the library, they choose the ones they like according to book cover (yes the adage Don't judge the book by its cover does not apply), title, genre and author. It will take time for their selection criteria to change and grow.

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School Librarian in Action: Take Time to Read

School Librarian in Action: Take Time to Read | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Promote reading by creating interactive library bulletin boards and displays. Use Twitter and FB to post quick reading responses on books read. Regularly send out short but substantial emails to the faculty of new titles and recommended reads.

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School Librarian in Action: Picture Book Month 2012

School Librarian in Action: Picture Book Month 2012 | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Why are picture books important? Dear me. I learned to read through picture books. My kids learned to read through picture books. And I bet, there are lucky kids out there who are learning how to read through picture books.

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School Librarian in Action: Graphic Novel Reviews: Hera The Goddess and her Glory & The Last Dragon

School Librarian in Action: Graphic Novel Reviews: Hera The Goddess and her Glory & The Last Dragon | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

On top of my regular fiction reading, I've been feasting on graphic novels too. As a high school librarian servicing reading guidance to young adults, reading the literature available for them is part of the job. How fun!

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Rowling mulls 'director's cut'

Rowling mulls 'director's cut' | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

"I hope that we've made it really clear that this isn't a book for children," she said.

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On This Day: J.R.R Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” Published

On This Day: J.R.R Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” Published | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
On September 21, 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” first hit booksellers’ shelves.
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School Librarian in Action: FUSION '13: Negotiation Power Skills & Library Services Management

School Librarian in Action: FUSION '13: Negotiation Power Skills & Library Services Management | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Adamson University is staging a national conference dubbed as FUSION '13: Negotiation Power Skills and Library Services Management. The conference has an impressive list of Filipino Librarians, new names and seasoned ones, as speakers.

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School Librarian in Action: A Postscript on the 2nd ReaderCon

School Librarian in Action: A Postscript on the 2nd ReaderCon | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

My 2nd ReaderCon experience. Better late than never.

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In The End, It’s The Story That Matters by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

In The End, It’s The Story That Matters by Debbie Ridpath Ohi | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Before reading further, I should tell you upfront that I illustrated a so-called “celebrity book.” The book is a new picture book from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers calle...
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On why I stopped taking my children to the library | Simple ...

On why I stopped taking my children to the library | Simple ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
While I didn't grow up in a home where I was read to regularly, my mom took me to the library every other Monday. Decades later ...
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Bookworms in the making | My Library

Bookworms in the making | My Library | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
When parents treasure books, the values will rub off on their children and in turn, encourages the youngsters to pick up reading as a hobby. “My mum ... She often brought me to the public library and I loved it.
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School Librarian in Action: Quality Books Exhibit

School Librarian in Action: Quality Books Exhibit | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

In celebration of Philippine Book Development Month, the Department of Education and the National Book Development Board are holding a first-ever exhibition of Highly Recommended Supplementary Materials on Nov 27-28 at 10am -5pm at the Mega Trade Hall 1. SM Megamall. The exhibiton will feature about 1600 awardwinning book titles and other books endorsed by the NBDB. About 20 publishers are participating.

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School Librarian in Action: K-12 Decoded: Designing Information Literacy Program

School Librarian in Action: K-12 Decoded: Designing Information Literacy Program | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

This is the presentation I used in my seminar workshop on K-12 for School Librarians: Designing an Information Literacy Program.

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Secrets of the Artists - www.legacyproject.org

Secrets of the Artists - www.legacyproject.org | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

Biographies of children's illustrators... Maybe Ang INK can do a project like this too :-)

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School Librarian in Action: The Drawings of Kora

School Librarian in Action: The Drawings of Kora | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

This one is for Kora Dandan Albano who is selling her art works for a very, very good cause.

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School Librarian in Action: Jose Aruego & Albert Gamos Tributes

School Librarian in Action: Jose Aruego & Albert Gamos Tributes | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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On This Day: Jean-Francois Champollion Announces Decipherment of Rosetta Stone

On This Day: Jean-Francois Champollion Announces Decipherment of Rosetta Stone | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
On Sept. 27, 1822, Jean-Francois Champollion presented his paper “Lettre à M. Dacier,” which announced the first successful decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics.
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School Librarian in Action: Teen Read Week 2012: It Came From the Library

School Librarian in Action: Teen Read Week 2012: It Came From the Library | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

October 14 - 20, 2012 is Teen Read Week. High school librarians near and far, what's your library activity to promote books and reading?

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School Librarian in Action: Taal Heritage Tour: Taal Basilica and Our Lady of Caysasay

School Librarian in Action: Taal Heritage Tour: Taal Basilica and Our Lady of Caysasay | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it

We were given a tour of the kumbento as well. We were let in to see the parish office, the monsignor's study, the dinning hall and a bulwagan type area where a group of young people were practicing a dance number. It was like walking back to the colonial times because much of the architecture, interior design, furniture, furnishings and decorations are Spanish in taste, design and influence.

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Why School Libraries Matter

A school library helps each school meet its mission of each student learning and achieving academic success.

Via Karen Bonanno
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Styling Librarian: What are you reading? Sept. 3 2012 « The Styling ...

Styling Librarian: What are you reading? Sept. 3 2012 « The Styling ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Mon Reading Button PB to YA. Thanks to: ... Shadow of the Minotaur by Alan Gibbons – I've heard that this author might be coming to Hong Kong to possibly visit school libraries- thought I'd better read one of his books!
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