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bookgeekconfessions:

Happy Birthday, Leo Tolstoy!

And yay for today’s google doodle!

americanlibraryassoc:

Celebrate International Literacy Day tomorrow!

Help your students “Lift Off to Literacy” by engaging them in an extra 60 seconds of literacy activities for 60 days.

Sign up to pledge your commitment, and you’ll receive this year’s activity kit. The kit is chock full of creative, cross-curricular ideas for how to spend those extra 60 seconds. Not only will you inspire a literacy habit in your students, but you could also win a super-cool NASA prize pack!

Will you join us on this mission?

Awesome poster by Dave Roman (yaytime)!

hugealienpie:

blu3hare:

sherlockismyholmesboy:

randomhouse:

When you see it…

it took three passes of this across my dash until I got it and want to throw my macbook out the fucking window

Are you fucking kidding me

Well played.

(via pherepapha)

classicpenguin:

Basically, this is what it would look like if we hired the talented folks at Powell’s to clean up/curate our offices…So well done!

(via booksandhotchocolate)

Some old books have hidden messages on the edge of their pages.

didyouknowblog2:

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This was done through a technique called “fore-edge painting,” which is an illustration that is hidden on the edge of the pages of the book. The technique allegedly dates back to the 1650s.

(via abesottedlass)

booksdirect:

"The Aroma of Books."

seraphica:

Blackboard Bon Mots [via]

(via ashitloadofbooks)

incidentalcomics:

Conflict in Literature

(via sickassbonedragon)

falling-inlove-with-books:

Excited to start this! 

(via teacoffeebooks)

booksfrommyshelf:

I am haunted by all the editions of books that are prettier than the ones I already own.

(via fetchingreads)