B&N launches 'buy a Nook, we'll give a book,' promoting literacy one rhyme at a time

Sure, it's probably not going to convince you to pick up a new device if you weren't already in the market for one, but that's not really the point, right? Barnes & Noble's kicking off the season of giving with its "Buy a Nook, We'll Give a Book" promotion, which finds the company donating a title to the First Book charity every time someone buys a Nook reader or tablet between now and Christmas Day. More info on the charitable promotion can be found after the break.Continue reading B&N launches 'buy a Nook, we'll give a book,' promoting literacy one rhyme at a timeFiled under: TabletsComments Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club Launch

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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for "The Library Book," Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

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Seven books to give as graduation gifts other than Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, the Places You'll Go!’

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Time to Read launches 'Book Bingo' in north west libraries

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Why you should surround yourself with more books than you’ll ever have time to read

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It's high time I retired: 94-year-old acclaimed author launches his final book

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Conservative billionaire Koch brothers give $650m to help Meredith buy Time

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Going Beyond E-Books, Barnes & Noble Nook Launches Digital Video Store

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Waterstones launches 'book club' promotion

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