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Global Read - Primary Source - "Girl in Translation"
Primary Source Kicks Off Global Read to Help Children in Need
Mark your calendars for December 1st at 4:00 p.m. EST, when readers in your community and around the world will come together for a live, web-based discussion of Girl in Translation with author Jean Kwok.

High school students and adults are invited to engage with this coming-of-age story about a young girl and her mother who emigrate from Hong Kong to live in Brooklyn in the 1980s. Exploring themes of identity, race, family, adolescence, and migration, this novel won a 2011 Alex Award as one of the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences.

Stay tuned for a toolkit and resources including ways to get your community involved, ideas for classroom activities, and more!

Global Read: Girl in Translation
December 1st, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Join readers around the world for a live online discussion with author Jean Kwok

Primary Source is proud to partner with the Pearson Foundation and We Give Books for this exciting online Global Read. As an added bonus, we will be creating a special Global Read Campaign (coming soon!) in collaboration with We Give Books that allows anyone to read a free children's book onlin
reading  online  ebooks  book_groups  global  secondary_school  projects 
september 2011 by katieday
The Rumpus Book Club - The Rumpus.net
"Here’s how it’s going to work. You pay $25 a month and every month you get a book in the mail that hasn’t been released yet. You’re invited to a moderated online discussion with the author at the end of the month which we’ll edit and run on The Rumpus as
book_discussions  book_groups  subscription  organization  imported_from_delicious 
may 2010 by katieday
Amazon.com: Book Clubs: Books
Amazon's page of recommended reads for book clubs...
book_groups  amazon  recommended  books  imported_from_delicious 
june 2009 by katieday
UX Book Club
a movement of book clubs around the world for people interested in UX or User Experience (e.g., web designers....)
book_groups  user_experience  webdesign  reading  recommendations  computers  technology  design  imported_from_delicious  booklists 
may 2009 by katieday
Group: luv2read | LibraryThing
Description: This is the online teen book club initiated by the San Jose Public Library. We exchange information about the books we read, the books we love and the ones we hate. All teens are welcome to join and share.
Please limit posts to book discussio
book_groups  online  librarything  teens  YA_lit  imported_from_delicious 
december 2008 by katieday
100 Places to Connect With Other Bibliophiles Online | OEDb
Thanks to these sites, you don't have to wait for your friends to hurry up and finish the book you just read: chances are, there's someone out there who's dying to talk about it too. Check below for 100 different sites and networks to find other bibliophi
reading  books  websites  social_software  cataloging  book_groups  imported_from_delicious  booklists 
september 2008 by katieday
Project: Middle Years Book Club (MYBC) -- Oz Projects
MYBC allows students 10-14 years to share their love of reading. We invite you to tell us what you are reading, post book reviews, participate in discussions and celebrations.
childrens_lit  book_reviews  book_groups  online  Australia  teaching  school_librarian  middle_school  imported_from_delicious 
march 2008 by katieday
Barb's Book Wiki
"This is a meeting place for Book Group and for other book lists, book lusts, and miscellanea about books."
wikis  books  book_groups  imported_from_delicious  booklists 
june 2007 by katieday
The Year of The Hangman Book Blog
Good example of how a history class uses a blog to discuss a book....
book_discussions  history  book_groups  blogs  imported_from_delicious 
march 2006 by katieday

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