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BOOK: Texts from Jane Eyre (and many other literary characters)

From Entertainment Weekly ... In Texts from Jane Eyre, Mallory Ortberg imagines conversations between a host of different literary characte…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Nov 14, 2014

ARTICLE: Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress

From the WSJ... Read the full article HERE.

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Oct 27, 2014

Looking for engaging poems and other literary texts on theme of REVOLUTION for HS ESL students

I am looking for engaging short stories, speeches, poems, or a section from a longer text on the theme of REVOLUTION  to use for a 10th gra…

Started by Amy melnick

0 Oct 11, 2014

From Page to Screen: The Giver

The current issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine (August 15, 2014) includes a two-page spread in which 'The Giver' director Phillip Noyce…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Aug 22, 2014

Story-Based Education -- Google Group/Opportunity/Please Help!

Hello All! The Imagine Better Network/Project is a project of the Harry Potter Alliance. Currently, we are in the process of trying to cre…

Started by Becky Havens

0 Apr 12, 2014

INTERVIEW /ANTHOLOGY: Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories

Caught this fascinating interview on Chicago Public Radio yesterday about the new anthology Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories publishe…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Mar 20, 2014

Revisiting the YA Film Adaptation Process/Debate

Why do filmmakers change things in novels? It's a debate that will never end. And the New York Times has picked it up. This time the focus…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Mar 20, 2014

Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

My favorite quote: “The neural changes that we found associated with physical sensation and movement systems suggest that reading a novel c…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Mar 16, 2014

RESOURCES: Here Comes "Divergent"

I am posting four new resources related to the impending (March 21) release of 'Divergent,' the film, adapted from the YA novel, that is be…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Mar 5, 2014

GRANT: ALA Open Applications for New Graphic Novel Grant

From MC POPPER Faith Rogow...   CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation opened appli…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Feb 3, 2014



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