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Some titles we're loving this week...

I know it’s ridiculously silly to buy books whilst travelling (especially when you’re technically only supposed to be taking carry-on) but whenever I’m in Melbourne I just can’t resist picking up a couple of treasures from one of my all time favourites,  244 more words

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Teaching Writing about Writing 4C15 SIG

Our CCCC 15 WAW SIG (gotta love acronyms) teaching group shared some really interesting ways to teach Writing about Writing.
We had a diverse group, from people teaching at a fully integrated WAW school to STEM WAW to WAW going rogue. 308 more words


Introducing Britannica International - the School which Loves Books!

Today I had the great pleasure of visiting Britannica International School again! What a fabulous morning we had! We did writing workshops for the big kids, and story readings for the little kids, and learned sooooo much about what makes children into great writers. 210 more words

The Day No One Was Angry

I spotted this book at my favourite book store here in Hobart and was drawn to it immediately. The Day No One Was Angry is written by Dutch master storyteller… 79 more words

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Daily Book News: March 08, 2015

A. P. Bullard’s roundup of links to daily book news. 

The number of books focusing on one racial group goes up slightly each year while, at the same time, the number of books about another group decreases. 183 more words

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audio books

I’ve been a fan of audio books since way back when I first started teaching and it was the ‘trend’ to use listening posts (i.e. students listen to story on headphones whilst following individual copies of the printed text) as part of literacy group activities. 337 more words

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Help Children and Soldiers: Donate Your Used Books!

Libraries in every state, and every county, throw out thousands of books every single year. This is a necessary and important part of maintaining a healthy library. 285 more words

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