I’m doing my best to finish at least 1 of the 3 books I’m reading right now and I’ll hopefully have a book review up here by the end of next week. No promises though. In the meantime, here is a new weekly post made-up entirely of interesting links found around the Internet this past week. =) Enjoy your weekend!
- How Do You Write About Life When It’s Lived on Computers? @ The Guardian
- Let’s Talk Covers: From a child’s perspective @ Reading Angels – in which a 4 year old describes the plot of a book based on the cover. So sweet.
Misc Book Love
- Neat bookbags! @Harper Collins – I want all of these…
- Restyling the Classics @ The Atlantic Wire
- The Open Book @ NY Times Books – Beautiful wordless comic strip. I’d love to frame a print in my baby’s room.
- Awesome bookish staircases @ Book Riot
- Children’s Choice Book Award Winners! Congrats Jeff Kinney. @ School Library Journal
- Overdrive Unveils Big Library Read Pilot Project @ GoodEReader – Starts May 15th!
- 50+ Great Adventure Chapter Books for Girls @JennyEvolution – A great reader’s advisory / booklist resource for librarians
Book Blogger News
- Book Publicity: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t @ Digital Book World – As relevant to book bloggers and how PR agents can approach us with review offers.
Share the love of reading
- Help a child read. Here are 5 easy ways to get started @ Scholastic – Very easy tricks to implement at home with your own kids!
- The 21st Century Skill Most Students Lack @Washington Post – How being bored can be a good skill to have “Students today have so many options that being mildly bored can be successfully avoided most of the time.”
- Start With A Book – A great resource for librarians supporting teachers and parents who support literacy and reading skills. Resources include: 24 Learning themes, Reading Aloud tips, Fluency skills and other literacy resources.