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Free Samples of Books

BitobookI’m finding there are new ways of sampling books for you and for students that help with choosing books and also provide ideas for getting kids interested in books they might not select on their own.

Bit o’ Lit – Books: A Bit At A Time provides excerpts of books for free in the DC area http://www.bit-o-lit.com/main.html.  This reminds of when I would read just a bit of a book to my students and those who were interested would read the whole book.  I also frequent Kid Lit Kit http://blogs.scholastic.com/kid_lit/; I appreciate how you get a real sense of the book from the sparking descriptions.

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