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Girl Power! Women’s History Month

Girl Power! This is  a blog from Reading is Fundamental to celebrate International Women’s Day. “Each year, Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions of women, weaving their stories into our nation’s history. With the books below, you can go one step … Continue reading

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Dog Day Reads

“Reading a book gives us somewhere to go when we stay where we are.“–Mason Cooley July 3 marks the beginning of summer known as the Dog Days. The Dog Days, which end August 11 and coincide with the ascent of … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Be Reading

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.“–Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) Seeing an article on the benefits of reading … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013 Update: Did You Get Your Novel Written?

“There are three rules for writing a novel.  Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.“ –W. Somerset Maugham Last month 311,575 writers took the pledge to write a 50,000 word novel.  A daunting challenge for sure.  If you’re still skeptical … Continue reading

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Write a Novel in 30 days?!

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” —Ernest Hemingway November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Started in July of 1999 with just 21 participants, NaNoWriMo, which challenges participants to write a complete … Continue reading

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: September 22-28, 2013

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its shame.“ –Oscar Wilde This week is Banned Book Week, and here in Ohio our State Board of Education is marking the occasion by attacking Nobel-prize wining … Continue reading

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Summer Speed Reading Students Score!

“The speed reading course included a plethora of useful techniques, including methods for studying and for interpreting and comprehending novels and literature.  I feel that after only a week with this course I learned techniques that will prove helpful for … Continue reading

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