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The Intersection of Books and Life

 

Online Book Reviews

Bookish

Uses a database to find other books that you'd like, based on what you've read and liked.

Teens Read Too!

Read and write reviews for new and upcoming books!

GoodReads

Create an online bookshelf, get recommendations, form an online book club, and connect with literati friends!

Simon Pulse

From the publisher that brought you the Mortal Instruments series, this is an online community for reading NEW BOOKS for FREE before they are published! Check it out!

 

Book Data Visualization

Look at books a new way - from the creators of SparkNotes. http://www.litcharts.com/

 

Connect Online

Check out some of the websites of your favorite authors! 

John Green (author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in our Stars): http://johngreenbooks.com/

Cassandra Clare (author of the Mortal Instruments and Infernal Devices series):  http://www.cassandraclare.com/

  ** You can check out her fan site here: http://www.shadowhunters.com/

Veronica Roth (author of the Divergent trilogy):  http://veronicarothbooks.blogspot.com/

   ** You can also check out the Divergent fan site at http://www.divergentfans.com/.   Discover your faction, follow production news, and more!

 

Fun with Shakespeare

 

Teen Book Blogs

Blogs are a great way to connect with authors, readers and reviewers. Read what others think about books, and leave comments of your own! Here are a few to check out:

Steph Sue Reads

http://stephsureads.blogspot.com

Bookalicious

http://bookalicio.us

 

Pew Internet and American Life

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Resources for Teachers

  • Our Space: Being a Responsible Citzen of the Digital World
    "Our Space is a set of curricular materials designed to encourage high school students to reflect on the ethical dimensions of their participation in new media environments. Through role-playing activities and reflective exercises, students are asked to consider the ethical responsibilities of other people, and whether and how they behave ethically themselves online."
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