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Learning to appreciate Dickens, Hardy, and Austen

Upon entering High School, countless ninth graders will be asked to set aside novels written by Collins, Roth, and Green in order to dive into the world of Dickens, Hardy, Bradbury, Steinbeck, et al. 568 more words

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Notes from a Reluctant Reader Symposium

A few weeks ago (okay, it was the beginning of June!) I was lucky enough to go to a Reluctant Reader Symposium put on by the… 698 more words

Featured Author: Gary Paulsen

I know, I know, you were promised book reviews, not weird author profile things that sound ominously like you’re in for a mix of commercials and biography. 1,167 more words

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Hell no I don't read, but if I did...

There will be a part 2 for this series in a day or so with the same questions asked to a lifelong reader, just for comparison. 1,536 more words

Unstoppable

What does Unstoppable mean to you? Does it mean to start something and follow through? Perhaps a large snowball rolling down a steep hill? Or maybe setting a goal and achieving it? 300 more words

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Tuesdays At the Castle

Get ready for a unique adventure with Tuesdays At the Castle by Jessica Day George. Ahh, it’s been so long since I’ve stumbled upon a book that keeps me up late reading! 266 more words

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2015 Rebecca Caudill Roundup: Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading

Welcome to 2015 Rebecca Caudill Roundup, my new Thursday feature which will introduce you to the 20 books on the  2015 Master List of nominees… 330 more words

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