Category Archives: Reading

NYS Summer Reading – YA Books Widget

One of the many fun projects that I have the privilege of working on is the New York State Summer Reading program website. We’ve been working on some redesigning, which is always a work in progress, and also lots of … Continue reading

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Terrific “The Fault in our Stars” Readalikes Thinglink

Terese Brennan put together a terrific “The Fault in Our Stars” readalikes resource making clever use of  two free tools – SoundCloud and Thinglink. Terese used SoundCloud to record short book teasers for readalike books that were in the school … Continue reading

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Sight Words Fun and Games

Lots of fun printable games from the Sight Words website. Customizable Bingo boards, matching games, dominoes and more. Use the provided vocabularly lists for Pre-K through 3rd grade. Or use your own words to customize. “Sightwords.com is a comprehensive sequence … Continue reading

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Books selected by your neighbors

What a fun idea from Half Hollow Hills Community Library. “We invite our patrons to display their favorite books, authors, music, or movies to share with their neighbors.” More info: Read Like Larry What your neighbor Larry selected Originally uploaded … Continue reading

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Free audiobook short stories, kids songs and Kahuna Reef video game!

Thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon’s Mashup Mom, I scored some fun freebies today. And you can too! From  Freebies on Friday, 4/24/09 Free Big Kahuna Reef game download from Amazon.com Get the Walking Oliver Sampler — 5 free kids songs … Continue reading

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Awesome Teen Read Week Video

Teen Read week was last month, but you could make this kind of great book teasers video anytime. From readergirlz. Created with Microsoft Movie Maker. What fun.

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