In Our Feeds: re-name that book, Joplin schools, poverty stats and Pottermore
By Ivy on August 19th, 2011
Every Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!
Publishers Weekly’s ShelfTalker highlights a truly LOL-worthy book tumblr Better Book Titles, where Dan Wilbur and readers give classic book titles a little plastic surgery. (Skip to the archive to see lots of titles at once.) If you find yourself chuckling or grinning as you read these titles…consider yourself a proud nerd.
On a more inspiring note – schools in Joplin, Missouri are opening their doors to thousands of school children, only a few months since tornadoes ripped the town apart.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation released the latest iteration in its KIDS COUNT research, which provides valuable (and startling) information about childhood poverty in America.
The highly anticipated launch of Pottermore is getting closer and a few lucky beta testers have been invited to explore the site. Check out their initial reactions.
Its National Peach Month and what does a Peach Professor has to say about this?
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