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Shelve paperbacks in favour of E-books in schools? | BBC News

E-books are increasingly being used in classrooms by children as young as three – and they are making a big difference to the reading habits of boys.

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Thanks for the Trouble's 3rd Starred Review!

Congrats to Tommy Wallach!

From School & Library Journal: “VERDICT A unique and compelling tale. The narrator’s hilariously crass but poignant voice is sure to intrigue even the most reluctant of readers.” 37 more words


Reading Aloud in High School? Yes!

A few years ago at a holiday party I talked with a friend who is head of the English Department at a prep school in Massachusetts.  1,516 more words

SLJ Names Best Books, ACL Performers' Showcase Registration Open

SLJ Names Best Books of 2015: Check out School Library Journal’s choices for the best children’s and teen books from this year – www.slj.com/best-books-2015/#_ . 234 more words


Those Thrifty, Nifty Dover Classics

For those of us who splurge and buy books to hoard on our shelves so we always have a lovely bit of paged delight at our fingertips, probably don’t consider the paperback, easy-on-the-pocketbook editions of Dover as ones we trot out and buy. 196 more words


MONSTROUS DINOSAUR BONES FOUND IN SCHOOL VISIT!   by Author & Illustrator Michael Dooling

Today on Eastern Penn Points blog, we’re honored to have a guest post by talented author and illustrator, Michael Dooling. Mike visited my daughter’s school recently, and she came home so excited, I just had to ask him to share some tips for a successful school visit with us.   900 more words


Library Link Line-Up!

Hey, folks! 

Don’t forget that today we have our ReaderCON event from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. There’ll be guest speakers, games, and even a Cosplay Contest! 127 more words

Library Link Line-Up