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    • Educators

      Meet your digital students on their turf.

      Inspire book discovery and book talk.

      Students easily share book reviews and recommendations.

      Effortlessly manage & monitor reading lists and reading challenges.

      It’s no muss no fuss when your students’ reading logs go digital.

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    • Kids

      This social network is 100% kid-tested & kid-approved.

      Read, Log, Win! A new winner each week.

      Connect with friends & see which books are popular.

      Recommend your favorites to everyone.

      Build your own virtual bookshelf.

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    • Parents

      Raise your kid's reading bar!

      Find books appropriate for your child's interests and ability.

      Check class assignments and see your child’s reading list, at any time!

      Our reading network is safe and secure. Your child’s privacy is our top priority.

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      Explore this virtual community for ages K-8.

      See how our feature-rich site addresses the needs of this age group and supports independent reading.

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      Shannon Miller @shannonmiller

      Just so impressed with what @Biblionasium is doing and our students LOVE it. So do parents. :)

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      John Schu @MrSchuReads

      I spy 8 kids on Bibionasium. School doesn't start for 30 minutes. I hear them discussing picture books.

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      ajpeanut @ajpeanut

      Thanks @donalynbooks — in love with this site — Goodreads for kids with rdg logs, shared shelves & parent access!

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      Courtney Woods @CourtneyM_Woods

      @Biblionasium has been great motivator in my classroom — Ss make recommendations 2 e/o and “book talk” constantly

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      Kaitlyn Gentry @mk8g

      my boys are loving @biblionasium too! Reluctant reader, “guys, I recommended one book to everyone, ill do more tonight tho!”

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      Tiffany Cowley @TiffanyCowleyt

      @Biblionasium love this! Made my heart smile as I watched second graders more excited about reading!

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      Julie Mahaffey @Jmahaffey4

      After 4 weeks using @Biblionasium our 6th gd tcher reports the % of Ss logging reading minutes in higher then when Ss used paper log.

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      Penn GSE @PennGSE

      Real life kids who love to read are part of @biblionasium leadership #milkenpenngse

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      Maria Selke @mselke01

      Son who claims “my memory isn't good” just typed in the whole Overlander Prophecy as part of his review on Biblionasium

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      Stephen Gagnon jstephengagnon

      @Biblionasium We've added a few more classes from my school. The teachers and students love your site.

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      Carol McLaughlin @missmac100

      I used Biblionasium this year and it was GREAT instead of paper logs.

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      Jenny Tonks @ancestoir

      I *finally* discovered a Goodreads-style site for kids, called @Biblionasium and my daughters already posting their favorite titles!

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      Sherry @LibraryFanatic

      I love @Biblionasium! 6th grade Students do too!

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      Laura Komos @LauraKomos

      Have you tried out @Biblionasium? My first graders love it! Goodreads/Shelfari type site specifically for kids.

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      Niki Ohs Barnes NikiOhsBarnes

      @Biblionasium Also, FINALLY got on Biblionasium with my students and they LOVED it! I've hardly even seen them so excited. It was to cool!

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    Do you know? The best predictor of reading achievement is
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    (1) Anderson, Wilson and Fielding

    Reading 20 minutes a day =
    1.8 million words a year =
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    So ... pledge to TAKE 20! Reading 20 minutes a day can make a big difference!

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    • Read wherever you are. Look around – read things like posters, billboards, signs.
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