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6 edition of A Blind Date With the World found in the catalog.

A Blind Date With the World

The Great Global Scavanger Hunt

by William D. Chalmers

  • 57 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7545315M
ISBN 100595096220
ISBN 109780595096220
OCLC/WorldCa624407494

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Blind Date With A Book Valerie, This February, I wrapped up books in brown paper & wrote a dating ad style description on the front. Pupils chose a book based on the description. They weren’t allowed to unwrap the book until they left the library.

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- We love these displays. Make your own during February, as part of your summer reading program, or to accompany a singles event at your library.

See more ideas about Blind dates, Summer reading program and Singles events pins. I’ve seen the pictures on Pinterest: books wrapped in brown paper to hide their covers, encouraging readers to “go on a blind date with a book.”.

Sometimes the books carry descriptions; sometimes they don’t. Many libraries had featured these displays for Valentine’s Day; some do it year-round. We purposely didn’t include the genre because with only 6 books, people would then only vote for their preferred genre which defeats the purpose of our blind date with a book.

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The book is a romantic suspense so you know that there is going to be some page turning thrill ride along with a budding relationship but the stories /5(46).

A Blind Date with a Book is a hand wrapped book, carefully curated from a wide range of popular genres that is tagged with intriguing clues alluding to the book inside. Who chooses the books. The books are hand selected by staff from Blind Date with a Book and Elizabeth's Bookshop.

A Blind Date With the World gives the reader a seat in the ox-cart with the team that eventually won a gruel miles-in-seventeen-days-through-ten-countries travel adventure. Chalmers offers up a steady barrage of colorful, intriguing and provocative insights into our Global Village as he and his partner-in-crime race through sacred 5/5(3).

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This is a repeat from last year, it was so successful. The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II. by Denise Kiernan. The Icebound Land. You all knew it was World Book day today, right. I knew you would.

Just in case you need an idea for a book-themed activity, I went into my children's school this morning to do a Book Blind Date game show.

The kids, all upper primary. Get this from a library. Blind date. [David A Poulsen] -- Curt Tomlinson has a lot going for him:his hockey career is in high gear, he drives a very cool '58 Meteor, and his best friend has set him up on a blind date.

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I created a mixture of adult, teen, and children’s books, and found that they all flew off the shelves. I’ve enjoyed looking through other librarian’s interpretations of Blind Date with a Book on ALA Think year, I decided to stick with the hand drawn.

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It surprises and delights patrons, who can select a wrapped book with nothing but a brief description written in the format of a Author: Molly Wetta. “Blind Date with a Book” is funded through library funds and has proven to be a fun, popular event for patrons.

“We had 87 books that were read and entered for the contest,” said Kruempel. CitySwoon holds the official Guinness World Record® for the World's Biggest Blind Date. Held at the iconic Sydney Opera House on the Friday 21st February, Sydneysiders took their place in history at what is surely Sydney's most prestigious singles party.

Libraries and bookstores everywhere are celebrating by offering readers a “blind date with a book.” Each book’s cover is wrapped up, so you won’t know exactly what kind of read you’re going to get.

It’s a great exercise in not judging a book by its cover and focusing more on what’s on the inside—in this case, the words.

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Blind Date with a Book. I visited my local public library a couple of days ago and found some very creative displays for Valentine's Day. The first one I noticed was in the children's section - a Blind Date with a Book display. I wanted to share it with you today. Blind Date with a Book is all the rage these days, and for good reason.

The Blind Book Date. K likes. The Blind Book Date is an initiative that looks up to make reading more accessible, affordable and unbiased. It 5/5(55). No problem. Blind Date can easily make that happen. With nearly songs to choose from and a state of the art choreographed light show, Blind Date will make the night perfect.

When you book Blind Date you not only get an incredible high energy performance, but also unparalleled service throughout the entire planning of your event. In “Blind Date with a Book” programs, books are wrapped in plain paper to hide their titles and authors and a brief description of the book is written on the front.

The descriptions focus on who might like the book and the genre and visitors are encouraged to pick a book that sounds appealing without seeing the cover or reading the : Carli Spina. Blind Date with a Book Titles by Pennaceous - a staff-created list: A list of books that had good circulation on an adult Blind Date with a Book display.

Blind Dates With Books: No Names, No Jackets. or how fast I move on to the next blind date, to see just how well I get on with any given book so that you can tailor the next blind date to my.

The basic premise of Blind Date with a Book is to wrap up books and allow your patrons to “blindly” check them out. This standard approach is simple and effective, but you can tweak the program in numerous ways for a fresh spin.

Give your book a brief bio, as if it was writing about itself on a dating site. Blind Date With a Book Blurbs Adult Fiction A (FIC Alexis) Strange, literary, and inspirational.

By the author of this year’s Giller prize winner. Alligator (FIC Moore) Intricate characters, rich emotions, and lyrical storytelling – all set in Newfoundland Bad Monkey (F-H) A dark, hysterical, snappy thriller-comedy set in Florida.

As far as recent literary trends go, the literary blind date is one of my favorites. A few years ago, in an effort to help customers not judge their books by their covers, Elizabeth’s Bookshop in Australia began wrapping books in brown paper, hinting at the contents with intriguing clues that don’t give too much away.

I was delighted to see the trend make its way to. How to bring books back into the spotlight. With a unique idea. Elizabeth’s Bookshops in Australia started Blind Date with a Book, which was soon available in England and to the rest of the world from their online shop. Curated, nicely wrapped books which are hand-picked from all genres like romance, fiction, classics, horror, adventure, science fiction – a perfect idea for the.

All of the specified books are available to be viewed individually upon request or you are able to purchase one chosen at random. Individual Genres of available books: Book Modern Fiction, Contemporary, Art History, Romance Book Non Fiction, History, Science, Faith Book Brand: thegreenprecinct.

What’s special about Blind Date With A Book. Well, with this one, it’s only there for a limited time: February 11th- 19th. Many of the items are wrapped up so you can’t see what the title is and by unwrapping it, you make a small commitment of getting to know the work without knowing much about its content, hence the concept of a blind date.

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Free Online chatting platform makes so easy for you to have live chat with anyone, anywhere in the world. Blind Date: A "blind date" is a date between two people who have not previously met. Usually you will get set up by a friend who knows the person. For this activity I had students pick up their fav orite book they read that year to "set up" a friend with.

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See more ideas about Blind dates, Summer reading program and Library displays pins.Additionally, each book must be numbered so that students can differentiate between the novels for the Blind Date with a Book Rating Form (see lesson image for an example).

Book hints: On the front of each novel, identify key quotes or characters/themes that are a .