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text 2018-04-17 02:57
Dewey's and Caldecott

It's a bit over a week until Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon on Saturday, APRIL 28, 2018.



Reader Sign-ups are open:



There are over 700 people signed up already.


I've made a tradition of reading the  2018 Caldecott Award winner and some of the Caledcott Honor books as a change of pace between novels during the Spring Deweys.  You can find the winners of the Caldecott, Newbery and other awards from http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2018/02/american-library-association-announces-2018-youth-media-award-winners 


This is nicely compatible with the low-key Readathon I'm planning, since there is also a visiting scholar at my synagogue and the local Earth-Day celebration competing for my attention.  I don't expect I'll actually read much, since I'd rather spend my time social media-hopping and cheering others on.

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text 2018-04-12 16:50
Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon: Pre-Readathon #2 "Read 1,000 Pages in 1 Week"

pre Readathon ticker

Dewey's  24 Hour Readathon takes place April 28,  2018.  Pre-Readathon #2 thread.  Signup here.   Print the free Readathon bookmarks here.   


Source: www.24hourreadathon.com
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text 2018-04-09 13:37
Pre-Readathon #2

I'm on track (planned at least 150 pages per day) for the Pre-Readathon #2: Read 1,000 Pages In A Week challenge (in preparation for Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon).




Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon takes place April 28.  Go to http://www.24hourreadathon.com/april-2018-reader-sign-ups/ to sign up.


Source: www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19291375-pre-readathon-2-read-1000-pages-in-1-week?page=1#comment_178704081
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url 2018-04-04 17:39
#readathon - Signups are open for Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon

Go to http://www.24hourreadathon.com/april-2018-reader-sign-ups/ to sign up.


Readathon takes place April 28.



I always have fun with this one.  But, even after more than a decade, that there is no hyphen between "24" and "Hour" still bugs me.  

Source: www.24hourreadathon.com/april-2018-reader-sign-ups
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text 2018-01-29 00:06
#24in48 Readathon: Reading progress 27%.
A Fairy Tale - Shanna Swendson

Well, so far it's not Disney, Grimm or Merry Gentry --  the fae and their court are the grimmer, Celtic versions where humans should beware and lots of rules -- nor is it the humorous, basically chick-lit fare of her Enchanted, Inc. series.


I'm liking it.  The story and the two sisters, Emily and Sophie.  Possibly Sophie could turn out to be too, well, just too much.


"Emily found herself in the odd position of hoping her sister didn’t come rushing to her rescue this time."

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