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One Book + One School = One Reading Community by Karyn Lewis


Great story in today’s re-blog—be sure to take a look at the linked video :-)

Nerdy Book Club

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As a school librarian I gush over books, I hug books, I smell new books, and I treasure all the stories that come into my life. I became a librarian to share with my students the joy that books bring me. So after 3 years as the librarian in an affluent elementary school, I was saddened as I felt the love of reading was dying in my school community. Parents would say all the right things, teachers encouraged reading at home and at school, students visited the library on a regular basis, and yet something was missing. I knew I needed to find a way to fan the flame and ignite a LOVE of reading once again. Through Twitter I heard of an idea called One Book One School where librarians would share a book with an entire school, and I felt this was the perfect program to get my…

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2 responses to “One Book + One School = One Reading Community by Karyn Lewis

  1. Barbara Blackcinder January 7, 2018 at 9:20 am

    That’s for the link Alex. What a great librarian and teacher.

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