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  • Amazon shared from The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller
    The only groups served by current trends to produce endless programs for teaching reading are the publishing and testing companies who make billions of dollars from their programs and tests.
  • Amazon shared from Tricked: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book Four by Kevin Hearne
    There is a poetry in the canopies of forests and in the gentle roll of hills, a song in the wind and a benediction in the kiss of the sun. There are stories in the chuckle of waters in creeks, and epics told in the tides of oceans.
  • Amazon shared from Hounded (with two bonus short stories): The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One by Kevin Hearne
    the universe is exactly the size that your soul can encompass. Some people live in extremely small worlds, and some live in a world of infinite possibility.
  • Amazon shared from Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It by Kelly Gallagher
    How did the Finns build the best readers in the world? By eliminating standardized testing and emphasizing the importance of reading and critical thinking, by nurturing deeper thinking and creativity, and by leading their students away from the drill-and-kill instructional approach that is currently permeating American schools.
  • Amazon shared from Outlander: A Novel (Outlander, Book 1) by Diana Gabaldon
    Getting up once in the dark to go adventuring is a lark. Twice in two days smacks of masochism.
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