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Marcus Rashford guest-edits special edition of Beano comic

Footballer and campaigner says he ‘jumped at chance’ to edit comic, with 20p from each sale donated to free books schemeMarcus Rashford has guest-edited a special edition of the Beano, as well as appearing on the comic’s front cover.The special edition of the comic comes after the publication of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-27 11:24:59 UTC ]
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NYPL is Giving Away 500,000 Free Books This Summer!

As part of its summer programming, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books to kids and teens this summer! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-10 15:19:28 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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A Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Judging A Children’s Book Award

Here's what it's really like to judge a children's book award, including the surprising best part of the process (it's not the free books!) Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-08 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Taking Books to the Streets: the House of SpeakEasy Bookmobile

The House of SpeakEasy addresses book deserts by bringing free books directly to underserved communities with their SpeakEasy Bookmobile. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-04 10:36:00 UTC ]
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My to-read list exploded thanks to free books through the Libby app

Kris Naudus describes how the Libby library app helped restore her sanity during lockdown. Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-05-03 13:30:53 UTC ]
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Vintage launches Free Books Campaign partnership

Vintage has launched a new partnership with the Free Books Campaign, a charity set up by education activist Sofia Akel to get books by authors of colour to those who cannot access them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 17:41:21 UTC ]
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The Best Free Kindle Books of 2021

It's time for free books! This is where to find the best free Kindle Books, 2021 edition. Get reading with these options. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-10 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Allegheny County Jail has severely restricted its incarcerated population’s access to books.

On November 16th, Allegheny County Jail’s incarcerated population got a memo from ACJ warden Orlando Harper letting them know that, due to the security issue of potential contraband, they are no longer allowed to receive books from the outside. Instead, said Harper, incarcerated individuals now... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 19:59:52 UTC ]
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Dolly Parton, fairy godmother of American literacy, is also the fairy godmother of American health.

We already love Dolly Parton, not just for her powerhouse songwriting and iconic hair but also for her championing of American literacy—her Imagination Library sends over 1 million free books per month (that’s one book every two seconds!) to children ages 0-5 in the United States, Canada, the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:00:10 UTC ]
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Heywood Hill launches free books for life competition

London bookshop Heywood Hill has launched a competition to provide one book-lover with a free book every month for life.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 13:58:51 UTC ]
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Free Books Campaign partners with Round Table

The Free Books Campaign is partnering with Round Table Books to launch a children's reading list. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-09 18:21:30 UTC ]
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BookTrust hands out 237,000 books during lockdown

Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 10:28:34 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-12 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Book Giveaways: How To Enter to Win Free Books in 2020

To make your journey to free books a little easier, I've compiled this list of the best places to find free book giveaways right now. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-04 10:36:13 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 03:09:44 UTC ]
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Making the Switch from Little Free Libraries to Little Free Pantries

A number of little free library volunteer stewards -- both registered and unregistered with the Little Free Library organization – have switched from filling the mounted boxes in front of their homes with free books to filling them with household items. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Books for Kids: Great Resources for Ebooks and Audiobooks

There is already a decent amount of free books for kids available online, and now there has been a recent expansion of available resources. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-01 10:38:43 UTC ]
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So Many Free Books From Simon Teen To Read Right Now!

Simon Teen is offering more than twenty books and excerpts to read for free right now! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 20:36:54 UTC ]
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HarperCollins partners with The Sun in free books for schools campaign

HarperCollins and newspaper The Sun have partnered up to hand out two million free books to school children across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 18:36:19 UTC ]
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