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Best of the Web September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Banned Books Week: Why are illustrated books being challenged more than ever? By Michael Cavna

The top ten banned books Atlanta librarians think you should read By 

This Is Why You Should Celebrate Banned Books Week by Maddie Crum

 

 

Bookmark For Your Banned Books by mj*laflaca
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Best of the Web: March 4, 2016

 

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source: Today.com

 

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.

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Best of the Web: February 12, 2016

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source: The New Yorker

 

Are you there, teenagers? A newsletter aims for your inbox. Ex-editors of Teen Vogue and Nylon, launch ‘Clover‘.

Fourteen-year-old Ashima Shiraishi has been called the most talented rock climber in the world.

10 Inspiring talks from TED Youth.

These are this weeks best sellers at indiebound.org.

 

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Best of the Web: December 11, 2015

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source: from the coast to the city, Etsy

 

  • Here are the current international best sellers at Kinokuniya.
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Best of the Web: December 4, 2015

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  • 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.
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Best of the Web: November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 Leave a comment
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Hachiko the dog, Shibuya, 1934. Source: Isamu Yamamoto

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Best of the Web: October 30, 2015

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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.