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Twitter-style reviews of books

140-character book reviews including the hashtag!

Bill Ferriter talks about the top 10 Middle school titles, and mentions in passing a great hook for getting kids to write about their book: tweet-style. He hopes to start tweeting out the reviews soon.

"The challenge of fitting important ideas that might hook readers into 140-character sentences was harder than they originally thought. They were also way into trying to come up with hashtags that would make readers wonder and smile all at once."

Sample: "Have you been illegally hiding in your attic — looking at the world through a vent? Luke can relate! Read "Among the Hidden." #intense"