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Cathy Oxley

Recovering the Classics - 13 views

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    New classic book covers
Anne Weaver

The best Australian YA books for teens from 2015 - 12 views

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    Buying books for teenagers can be tricky. Here is your how to guide to lead you in the right direction.
Cathy Oxley

Worth Reading? Worth Sharing! - 24 views

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    LibraryMonitor reading reviews by Sue Osborne.
Carla Shinn

2015 Banned Books Week to Focus on YA Lit - 20 views

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    By on This year's Banned Books Week (BBW, September 27 to October 3) will celebrate books written for teens, the BBW National Committee announced on April 22. This annual event to raise awareness about the freedom to read has long been a staple in libraries, schools, and bookstores, especially those serving young adults.
Carla Shinn

Book Cover Design: 50 Amazing Covers That You Will Want to Pick Up - Design School - 24 views

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    Fascinating article from the blog for the Canva Design School
Carla Shinn

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. - 19 views

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    "Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all say millennials still strongly prefer print for pleasure and learning, a bias that surprises reading experts given the same group's proclivity to consume most other content digitally. A University of Washington pilot study of digital textbooks found that a quarter of students still bought print versions of e-textbooks that they were given for free."
Cathy Oxley

What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations from readers like you - 42 views

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    "Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next."
Martha Hickson

http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5296055fe4b055ccc3aa9d52/t/54b3f512e4b08e05fed49e... - 35 views

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    What Kids are Reading and Why It Matters 2015
Carla Shinn

Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover: Tech-Savvy Teens Remain Fans of Print Books - 12 views

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    With today's rapidly evolving technology and ever-present social media changing the way consumers are connecting with the written word, it should come as no surprise that today's teens are finding and consuming content differently from previous generations. But while we typically associate these youthful consumers with being early adopters of new technology and digital content platforms, the reading habits of those aged 13-17 are a mix of old and new.
Carla Shinn

Awesome Visual Featuring The Most Popular Books of All Time ~ Educational Technology an... - 61 views

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    Infographic on some of the most popular books the world has ever seen.
Carla Shinn

What Is Literature For? - 21 views

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    Video from The School of Life, a cultural enterprise offering good ideas for everyday life.
    http://www.theschooloflife.com/
    Site includes a classroom and library (archive of study resources).
Carla Shinn

The Jacket Designer's Challenge: To Capture a Book by Its Cover - 21 views

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    "Peter Mendelsund estimates he's designed "somewhere between 600 and 1,000 book covers," ranging from Crime and Punishment to Girl with the Dragon Tattoo....

    Now Mendelsund has designed the covers for two new books of his own. Cover is a collection of hundreds of his book covers, including many that were rejected, along with commentaries on his technique. What We See When We Read is about how words give rise to images in our minds."

    Article and podcast
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