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Tag Archive: Dewey’s Read-a-Thon

Dewey’s Readathon Reading List Lights the Way

Deweys Readathon reading list
This entry is part 32 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 32 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonDewey’s Readathon Reading List Preparation Creating a Dewey’s Readathon reading list is so much fun because the readathon days are magical for me. I love reading and confess that those wonderful huge blocks of time where I escape to other worlds has eluded me during…

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Readathon Reading

Readathon reading of old vintage books. Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon material
This entry is part 31 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 31 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon reading for Dewey’s 24-hour Readathon Running late on the readathon reading for today but I do have a few books selected to get me started. I usually grab some older books from the rows of bookcases, but not today. These are from the the…

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24 Hour Readathon – Sign up for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

Dewey's 24 hour readathon 2015
This entry is part 30 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 30 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Dewey’s 24 hour readathon is Saturday, October 17th this year, and I’m getting ready. How about you? I love this readathon. Not only do I spend hours upon hours reading, I am immersed in an event with hundreds and hundreds…

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Readathon Events – Of surveys, mini-challenges, and furry friends

Readathon events that include cover games
This entry is part 29 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 29 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon Events and the mid-event survey Now you might think that all a participant does in a readathon is read. You would be wrong, particularly if you are engaged in the 24-Hour Dewey’s Readathon. Why there’s a plethora of things to do to keep those…

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Readathon Challenges, Readathon Conversation

Gather a readathon snack stash to get you through the readathon challenges
This entry is part 28 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 28 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon challenges are fun not simply for something to do, but also because you are in the midst of an entire community all reading and talking about books, readathon challenges, and the very act of reading. With 1700+ participants this year, there are people chatting…

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Readathon Book Stack

Book stack for Dewey's 24-hour readathon 2015
This entry is part 27 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 27 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon Book Stack for Dewey’s Readathon Readathon book selection, gathering, and stacking is an important pre-readathon objective if one is to be ready at the stroke of the reading hour. The result is the “readathon stack.” This becomes an image that is propagated on social…

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How Dewey’s Readathon led to a new book publication

Book Club Guide for Xingu by Edith Wharton
This entry is part 7 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 7 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon Readathon leads to publication Readathon rituals are good. Mine led me to publish a new book this past year. I’ll share all the info, but first things first: April 25, 2015 is the day when readers from around the world gather virtually to read…

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Dewey Readathon – Opening Meme

Reading to dogs is a great readathon activity
This entry is part 8 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 8 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonDewey Readathon Participants and Cheerleaders—A Big Hello! from the Great State of Texas! A bit late to starting the 2014 Dewey Readathon but am ready to read, so here’s my brief intro coming to you from the great state of Texas. I live in Houston…

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Stop, Sit, and Read – Readathon books for 2014

Stop Sit Breathe and Read - Ready for Dewey's Readathon
This entry is part 9 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 9 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonEven the dogs are readathon-ready! The official readathon books for Dewey’s Readathon 2014 Yep, we are readathon-ready, folks. The dogs are settled. The books are pulled.  The food is prepared. The chair is chosen. What else is there? Oh, the books. Readathon Books – Short…

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Readathon prep in full swing

Readathon prep for Dewey's 24 hour Readathon
This entry is part 10 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 10 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon Prep begins Readathon prep is in full mode in preparation for the biggest reading holiday of the year: Dewey’s 24-hr Readathon. This is not my first time with Dewey’s but for some reason my excitement is growing hour by hour. I absolutely can’t wait…

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Dewey’s Readathon this Saturday and it’s HUGE!

Dewey Readathon October 2014

Dewey’s Readathon—Saturday, October 18, 2014 Dewey’s Readathon is this Saturday, lasts 24 hours, and it is huge. As of right now, there are 789 eager readers ready to hit the pages 12:01 am Saturday. It is an exciting time with Twitter chats and parties, huge reading expectations, cheerleading and challenges, and lots of fun. This is an annual…

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Gathering books for Dewey Readathon

This entry is part 11 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 11 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathons are good ways to keep the book habit The Dewey 24-hour Readathon is in full swing, so it’s time for me to post my books. This one nearly swept by without me as I only discovered it was on today sometime late last night….

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Readathon book list – Dewey’s

Even the Pug wants to control my readathon book list.
This entry is part 13 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 13 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon book list results in dog fight Around here, any time I have to come up with a readathon book list or any other book list bedlam occurs. You see, I have seven dogs and each one thinks he’s more literate than all the others….

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Readathon books – Planning and gathering

Choosing readathon books is all-important for a successful read-a-thon.
This entry is part 14 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 14 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonI require a stack of readathon books if I’m to go the distance in the Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-Thon tomorrow. After participating in several Dewey’s and a couple of readathons put on by The Classics Club, I realize that a plan and strategy for choosing the…

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Readathon activities – Snacks and recipes

Major readathon activities include snacks, food, and recipes
This entry is part 15 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 15 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon activities release your inner foodie Readathons demand energy so snacks, food, and recipes become an important component to any discussion of readathon tips. Having a plan that is geared to light and healthy food is a good way to ensure success for an all-day…

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