What do you see, a rabbit or duck? This 124-year-old drawing has both if you can spot them.
The Cast Of ‘Harry Potter’ Had A Mini-Reunion And It Was Magical.
Fun app: Magisto. Make your movie, tell your story.
Instagram to follow for suggestions of books to read: BestBookGrams. Microreviews of smart new fiction.
Aziz Ansari goes to India.
Modernlibrary.com’s 100 best novels, which is actually two lists, the Board’s list & the reader’s list.
10 Inspiring talks from TED Youth.
These are this weeks best sellers at indiebound.org.
- For the past four days, the largest ever read-a-ton has been taking place in Russia. 1,300 Russians participated in reading Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel, War and Peace, which ends tonight.
- Jump on the bandwagon and sign-up for the New York Times daily mini-crossword, delivered strait to your inbox. It’s all the rage and very addictive.
- Here are the current international best sellers at Kinokuniya.
- Today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will announce the first Tokyo Comic Con, to be held next December.
- Looking for ideas gifts to give or gifts to get, here are some great YA fiction ideas.
- Par down and get razor sharp research results when using search engines by incorporating “limiter commands”. Here is a great chart on what commands work with what search engines. EBSCO also has a list of limiters.
- Here are the current best sellers at Book Court bookstore in Brooklyn, NY.
The history of Halloween!
Interested in knowing what the lives of other 15 year old girls are like around the world? NPR’s new series #15girls takes the listener from El Salvador to India with an eye-opening look into the diverse lives of young women, you guessed it, who are all 15 years old. You can also check out #15girls on twitter and instagram.
Have you run out of ideas about what to read? If you’re at school, swing by the HS library front desk, we would be happy to assist you! If you are off campus, try using the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) Teen Book Finder – a great way to search the best books and other media sources.
Get ready, next Tuesday, November 3rd is National Cliché Day.
And here are the best selling books from Book People in Austin, Texas.
15 scary books to help celebrate Halloween.
Whether that it is you love Jane Austen, are drawn to theatrics, or just need some practice for your Halloween costume, next Friday, October 30th is “How to Talk Like Jane Austen Day“. Here are some tips.
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And here are the current New York Times bestsellers.