Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff - Random House

Twitter #virtualbookclub Number 2 

Monday, July 22, 2013 9:00 p.m. EST (8:00  CST). 
Join teachers, librarians, and fellow book lovers as we read together and chat about the book RUMP. Finish  reading Rump by July 22nd.
On that evening at 9 p.m. EST, log into your Twitter account and use hashtag #virtualbookclub. Clink on the hashtag to explore some of our past tweets. Following the chat is easier if you use a app like Twubs.

Click on the link below to view the cover and more information from Random House
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff - Random House

Make following a Twitter chat easier: 
An example of how to use Twubs by Janet Fouts

Virtual Book Club number 3:
Doll Bones by Holly Black
Date: Monday, August 5, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. EST (8:00 CST)
#virtualbookclub (click the link to see some tweets)

How did #virtualbookclub get started?

All it took was one very exciting tweet sent out by Beth Panageotou on behalf of herself and Niki Ohs Barnes (2 amazing Twitter PLN members). I love to buddy read so this was a perfect opportunity for me. Plus, I have a library full of fantastic children's literature.

So, I answered them back and we were treated to this surprise.

Book lovers begin to sense something wonderful was happening and like magnets, we were drawn together to share our love of reading and great Kid Lit.  We owe a great big THANK YOU to Beth and Niki for getting the book rolling.


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