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19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

“I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life.”
*The following books were banned by the user’s town, school, or library.

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‘Glee’ actor Colfer to write more ‘Land of Stories’ books – Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Colfer is seeing a long and varied future for his “Land of Stories” fantasy books

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You CAN keep up. MT @sylviaduckworth: 11 Tips for Keeping Up With Technology #edtechchat http://t.co/LsQTONOrOd

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True confessions: would you read out your teenage diary to a group of strangers? – The Guardian

Events such as east London’s Diary Days – halfway between a standup gig and group therapy – are building up a small cult following

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The Revolution at Your Community Library

The transition away from card catalogs hasn’t killed the library: it’s spurred the innovation of new community centers.

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Free Technology for Teachers: 15 Topics for Your School/ Classroom Blog

15 Topics for Your School/ Classroom Blog via Free Technology for Teachers – Whenever I talk to … http://t.co/pZVJ5sDtbW

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Interactive book apps – 10 of the best

For both novelesque stories and non-fiction, iOS and Android apps are trying innovative ways to tell stories

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I am starting with the free ones

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Ten Titles Make Longlist for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

The National Book Foundation has announced the longlist for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.

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Bookstart

Bookstart offers the gift of free books to all children at key ages before they start school, to inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.

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Try this out to help inspire a love of reading. 

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Problems Only Book Lovers Understand


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