Raising Readers Newsletter

Volume: 1 Issue: 3

Scholastic Book Fair

The fall book fair is happening now (Sept. 21-Sept. 23).

Sept. 21 - Open 8-4.

Sept. 22 - Open 8-8.

Sept. 23 - Open 8-4.

Make sure you stop by to see all the books. Enjoy! It's a reader's heaven!

Book Clubs Up and Running

The three book clubs have started. Participants are excited, and we're using Edmodo (an online Web 2.0 tool) for discussion and communication purposes. Pictures are posted below from the first meeting.

Audiobook for Maniac Magee - http://bit.ly/1LIqYkk

"There is no friend as loyal as a book." ~Ernest Hemingway

Digital Aids/Apps for Early Readers

Link for teachers: http://bit.ly/1NOP56U

Many useful, inexpensive apps are listed.

E-Cards for Readers

Here's a cool tool from ReadingRockets.org - the ability to send "reading" E-Cards!

See this link for more info: http://www.readingrockets.org/books/fun/ecards

Author Spotlight

Gary Paulsen (author of Hatchet)

The Stacks - Website for Young Readers from Scholastic

Featured Website:

Very cool website!! Check out this site for author video clips, daily book news blog, and more.


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