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Free Books! Apply for the Great Books Giveaway

July 16, 2014

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Need some new books for your YA collection? Consider applying for the Great Books Giveaway administered by YALSA. Each year, the YALSA office receives approximately 2000 newly published books, videos, CDs and other materials targeted primarily towards young adults. These are awarded to libraries that submit winning applications to the Great Books Giveaway. For more […]


December 6, 2008

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I was in book heaven today! Despite the below freezing temps and snowy slick roads, I made way to a local book warehouse where a friend of a friend supplied a name and I was able to enter the vault and have access to its treasures.  I got copies of  The Soloist, Philip Hall likes […]

2008 Summer Reading Initiative

May 11, 2008

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U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings; Wendy Bhagat, senior vice president, First Book; and Heidi Kilgras, editorial director, Random House Children’s Books today announced the availability of free books through the 2008 Summer Reading Initiative. Announced at Edward Brooke Charter School in Boston, Mass., the Initiative marks the first stage of a national distribution of […]

Free Online Books

February 15, 2008


NY Times: In an attempt to increase book sales, HarperCollins Publishers will begin offering free electronic editions of some of its books on its Web site, including a novel by Paulo Coelho and a cookbook by the Food Network star Robert Irvine. The idea is to give readers the opportunity to sample the books online […]