CELEBRATING LITERACY DURING BANNED BOOKS WEEK

September 25, 2018

Banned Books Week, which took place Sept. 23-29 in the United States, is an event that celebrates the freedom to read, as well as the exchange of...

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DRAWING POWER: GRAPHIC NOVELS AS 'GATEWAYS TO LITERACY'

July 10, 2017

Parents and educators can find it challenging to get children of all ages motivated and excited about reading, especially in the digital age. A...

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KEEPING MIDDLE-SCHOOLERS INTERESTED IN READING

December 15, 2015

When J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was published in 1997, kids weren't the only ones who were thrilled with the mega...

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CULTIVATING A LOVE OF LITERATURE

April 23, 2015

By Karen Percak, Librarian and Media Specialist at GEMS World Academy-Chicago

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