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Some of the Most Anticipated Digital Books for Back to School

Note: This blog first appeared on The Inside Track – a blog for the Understood community. Benetech, Bookshare’s parent nonprofit, is one of fifteen founding nonprofit organizations in partnership with Understood, a resource for parents of children with learning and attention issues. More than 275,000 free text-to-speech digital books. That’s how many are downloaded the first two months of school every fall from our online Bookshare library. This year, we expect an even higher number of downloads. What are some of the hottest digital books for back to school going to be? Our librarians at Bookshare decided to investigate. We looked at data from…

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Honoring Black History Month – February

February is Black History Month. Did you know that Carter G. Woodson originated Black History Week in 1926 in an effort to place African American history into the study of American history? In preparation for this event, here are titles to check out in the Bookshare library in honor of many individuals who impacted American history. We also invite you to join our discussions on Facebook about these courageous men and women. Carter G. Woodson—A Life in Black History by Jacqueline Goggin (HS, College, Adult) In 1912, Woodson (1875­­–1950) became the first and only individual of slave parentage to earn…

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