bigbookcase is all about books and reading, especially reading for pleasure.

Karen Powers is a teacher librarian and reading advocate. Her speciality lies in fostering a love of reading in children, especially teenagers.

If you’re a parent, these pages will help you learn how to get your child reading. Start with the Reading Rules section. This is a collection of ten fairly simple ways to get your child reading.

If you’re a reader, young or old, you’ll find book recommendations and reviews on all types of books.

Contact Karen at bigbookcase@gmail.com

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11 responses to “About

  1. Ann Mckay


  2. Anne-Marie

    What an awesome find!!! =D

  3. Kim Beesley

    Fabulous ideas Karen, hope you don’t mind if I poach them for my school community

  4. Nicola Wellington

    Dear Karen
    I love your article about the importance of reading and the reading rules. I would like to include your reading rules in our next newsletter, so I’m checking with you to see if its ok.

    • Hi Nicole,
      That’s fine. Could you please acknowledge the Reading Rules as mine and add a link to the website? Many thanks and good luck with the Reading Rules! Karen

  5. Just letting you know that I’ve nominated you for the Kreativ Blogger Award! For more details: http://freepagenumbers.wordpress.com/2012/03/18/kreativ-blogger-award/

  6. Wow you’re a librarian that’s cool. I love your top 10 lists by the way.

  7. and the Reading Rules. More power to you.

  8. Pingback: About | bigbookcase | preparingyourkidsforreadingblog

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