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victoria waddle

Teen/YA book reviews - 43 views

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    I've been reviewing books for teens for several years, and I hope you'll have a look. These are mostly teen fiction, but there is also nonfiction, adult books that have teen appeal and hi-lo books for English learners and other working on reading skills.
Carla Shinn

Proofread for Project Gutenberg - 41 views

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    Distributed Proofreaders (DP) provides a web-based method to ease the conversion of Public Domain books into e-books. By dividing the workload into individual pages, many volunteers can work on a book at the same time, which significantly speeds up the creation process.
Joanna Gerakios

Lit2Go ETC - 76 views

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    Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.
Enid Baines

10,000 Retired Books Create 'Literature Versus Traffic' Installation | Inthralld - 3 views

  • a simple objective for the installation: “literature took control of the streets and became the conquerer of the public space.”
Enid Baines

Your Favorite: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels - 92 views

  • Author Responds to Student Begging for Summary of Required Read
  • I love that teachers and writers admit to not reading books that were assigned. I wouldn't have read "The Scarlet Letter" either if I wasn't the one who had to assign it.
  • Guessing Game: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ as Written by Other Famous Authors - Flavorwire
  • ...7 more annotations...
  • Some writers have distinct stylistic fingerprints. Student writers, not so much.
  • "Frodo Baggins looked at the ring. The ring was round. It was a good ring. The hole at the heart of the ring was also round. The hole was clean and pure. ... The earth moved."
  • Kids Hate Classic Books Through Hilarious Tweets at #worstbookever « PWxyz
  • The old man and the sea, #worstbookever uuuggghhhh
  • heart of darkness please die #worstbookever#whatsisgoingon?
  • thank god for sparknotes #readingthecrucible#worstbookever
  • endless editing. Anyone who writes a lot understands this
Dana Huff

Books That Shaped America - National Book Festival (Library of Congress) - 3 views

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    The Library of Congress shares an exhibition of "Books that Shaped America." Librarian of Congress James H. Billington says that the list is "intended to spark a national conversation on books written by Americans that have influenced our lives, whether they appear on this initial list or not."
anonymous

The Center for Fiction - 114 views

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    Literature for adults, YA, and kids--videos on interviews with authors, sections on For Writers and Audio & Video, and more for booklovers of all ages.
anonymous

Author and Illustrator Birthdays | Through The Looking Glass Children's Book Review - 56 views

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    Listed by months, authors and illustrators birth dates are given. Use the search feature to find titles created by these people.
Deborah Baillesderr

Living Math Book List - 19 views

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    This is a collection of living math books and stories that can be used to teach and/or reinforce various mathematical skills.
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    Math teachers (and others) will enjoy using this site to find literature that corresponds to math topics. What a great way for cross-curricular connections!
Jeff Edwards

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library - 141 views

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    Online books for all languages
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    The mission of the International Children's Digital Library Foundation (ICDL Foundation) is to support the world's children in becoming effective members of the global community - who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online free of charge.
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    A huge collection of projectable childrens books in many different languages. Would be great as a resource for parents to continue L1 development at home or in a mother tongue class
megan Heath

Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia - 6 views

    • megan Heath
       
      This a great site for your class to track the books they are reading and share reviews with one another.
    • jennifer burton
       
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    Share your thoughts and opinions on books you and your students are reading.
Amy Roediger

THE PLANETESME PLAN - 1 views

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    A good looking blog about kids' books.
Beth Panitz

ATN-reading-lists - home - 48 views

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    A collection of different reading lists -- 1400 of them.
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    All Together Now maintains this list of Children's literature for use by librarians and educators. The wiki format allows the list to grow.
Tiffany Armstrong

Lit2Go: MP3 Stories and Poems - 96 views

  • Download the files to your Mp3 player and listen on the go
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    from Florida's Educational Technology Clearinghouse
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    Listen to books.
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