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Posted by Jo S on Friday, August 5, 2011, In : School Librarianship 

As a last hoorah in the College library, my lovely students compiled a list of books that the "differently insane" should read nbefore they die. There was considerable discussion about whether we were nerds or geeks but the label "differently insane" proved a winner!
So here it is:

1.    The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

2.    Fullmetal Alchemist (series) by Hiromu Arakawa

3.    Foundation (series) by Isaac Asimov

4.    The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

5.  ...

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Posted by Jo on Friday, October 1, 2010, In : Reviews 
I've added a large selection of tried and tested best booktalking titles to this site, with some tips on how to prepare and deliver sessions. I really wish more people would try this - it really does work, it gets teens reading, and it's very rewarding to do. I've been doing it for ten years and it's the highlight of my year, to be honest! This year I've combined it with a Cephalonian induction method for Year 10 students, and it's gone down really well. I hope to add book covers to the page ...
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