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BookExpo America 2016 Photoblog
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BookExpo America 2016 Photoblog

by Meagan Frank and Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito

We had a book-loving good adventure at Book Expo America 2016 in Chicago in May, looking for Books Make a Difference stories. Inspired by multi-faceted storytelling—from famous and beloved all-stars to emerging teen authors, singer-songwriters who speak in poetry to 3D multimedia entertainers, publishers focused on social empowerment to satirists empowering citizens through humor, writers born of heartache and perseverance to those who would drop a book deal to keep their point of view—we bring you our #BEA16 photoblog. […]

Book Fairs Around the World Gather Millions of Books & Readers
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Book Fairs Around the World Gather Millions of Books & Readers

Nearly every region of the world hosts a book fair. At the heart of book fairs is an energetic love of creating books and the whir of everything that makes the book industry go. Publishers showcase their lists, generate buzz about new titles and authors, and negotiate rights deals. From new books to rare books to comic books, each international book fair boasts a calling card, attracting a growing international following of book professionals and readers. […]

Gallagher: Turning “Fake Reading” Students Into Book Lovers
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Gallagher: Turning “Fake Reading” Students Into Book Lovers

by Naomi Krueger

Student access to interesting books and time to read them is key to academic—and life—success. Educators agree that books are important, but current trends in education standards may be a barrier to cultivating strong reading and writing habits. In fact, students may be “fake reading” their way through school. Teacher and author Kelly Gallagher uses key strategies to get more kids to love reading, one book, one student, one group of educators at a time. […]