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You can judge a book by its cover, but what about by the first line?

This is a great idea for the upper elementary grades because it sparks interest in students when choosing new books to read. It helps the students to judge a new book based on a description or the first sentence instead of a cover illustration.

Perfect for no-shave November! We "mustache" you to guess...

20 Incredibly Creative Ways Librarians Spread the Magic of Reading. Premio para el que adivine el libro

I gotta do this in March, the 1st-7th. National Procrastination Week book display

15 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever

"I was going to make a display for National Procrastination Week but." From Praisner Library! Idea for first week of march.

I'm a nerd. Let's be honest. If I could venture a guess, I would say that a lot of librarians are. In any case, this nerdiness is really mak...

Encouraging Book Returns with Library Memes (with free printables!)

The Tower of Books Challenge makes a fun and engaging summer reading plan! Encourages a wide range of reading and incorporates motivating tracking methods, in both 2-D (shown) and 3-D options. Lots of reading lists included, as well as an editable component. Gr 1-6 ($)

Reading Log Alternative: "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}

The Tower of Books Challenge makes a fun and engaging summer reading plan! Encourages a wide range of reading and incorporates motivating tracking methods, in both (shown) and options. Lots of reading lists included, as well as an editable component.

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What Should I Read Next? jar for YA books. Color-coded by genre. (Students could also write recommendations on the papers as an assignment/ match the color paper with the genre)

(If I had a library in my classroom I would do this!) CLASSROOM READING INCENTIVE~ Hide these Golden Tickets in library books or classroom books that never get read or checked out. Then reward the student that is lucky enough to discover it!

The first sentence displayed on the cover of the books

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The first sentence displayed on the cover of the books- could do with classroom books for lesson on leads/hooks/opening lines

Beautiful Butterfly Bulletin Board at the Canterbury Public Library.

Teach Your Child to Read - Beautiful Butterfly Bulletin Board at the Canterbury Public Library. - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

bulletin board ideas #board (board ideas)

27 DIY Cool Cork Board Ideas, Instalation & Photos

Fortune Teller Library Display: what should I read next?? (with free printables!)

Fortune Teller Library Display

Teach Your Child to Read - Fortune Teller Library Display: what should I read next? (with free printables!) (Fun idea for summer reading!) - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

library desk - would be a great update to my desk..

I wanted to share a fun picture with you all! My darling mom starts her new job this year as a high school librarian – her DREAM JOB! Prior to being the school’s librarian, she was an administrator at