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What Does Reading Do to Your Brain?

Classic Books You Should Actually Read

Independent Reading in the Classroom Critical to Student Achievement

Why We Should all be Reading Aloud to Children

How Fiction Can Change Reality - Jessica Wise

Madison Loves Books

Lisa Bu - How books can open the mind

Dear Teen Me - Authors Write Letters to their Teen Selves

Inky Shortlist 2017


Getting started with Overdrive - Video


Bookworms are more empathetic

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Medieval Help Desk for the Book

The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest

"Since 1982 the English Department at San Jose State University has sponsored the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, a whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels...." (from the webiste)

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Word Poetry

Richard Peck's 10 rules of writing

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