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Wednesday, July 14, 2010 10:05:59 AM
Pierre Lapointe made friends with Soda .

Monday, April 12, 2010 6:28:10 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Eleanor Aspin interviewed on California Readers:
Pierre said, "We are delighted when we see one of the authors or illustrators who have contributed books to Sharing-Books be recognized.  Eleanor Aspin, author of Corn-Zee-Pop Treats, Helen the Heart, and I am an American Child has been interviewed on..." more

Monday, April 12, 2010 11:18:07 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Pester Power & The Force of Fairytales:
Pierre said, "On March 27th, we had the pleasure of attending the Vancouver Children's Literature Book Roundtable Book Awards. There were many highlights but two speakers stood out among the audience members, many of whom were dressed in their own renditions of..." more

Friday, April 09, 2010 2:04:17 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled The Little Suitcase passes 1,000 downloads:
Pierre said, "As we approach 30,000 books downloaded, we noticed that our original book, The Little Suitcase by Andrea Azevedo has passed 1,000 downloads.  While these numbers may not be impressive in a web world that counts in millions, they are encouraging..." more

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 1:02:10 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Reach Out and Read:
Pierre said, "Our book creator and friend Jennifer Poulter connected us this week with Reach Out and Read, an organization promoting reading to children.  If as a parent you need a bit of encouragement to read more to your kids, take a minute to read this..." more

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 1:02:10 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Vancouver Chapter of Room to Read wins the "Zackie":
Pierre said, "Our friends at the Vancouver, BC, Chapter of Room to Read were honored in San Francisco last week.  The Chapter receive a "Zackie" (reference to Zack the Yak that carried the first delivery of books to a library by Room to Read).  The..." more

Thursday, March 11, 2010 12:48:40 PM
Pierre Lapointe made friends with Belinda Witzenhausen

Wednesday, March 03, 2010 4:48:30 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Read an E-Book Week 2010:
Pierre said, "Read and E-Book week 2010 will be held from March 7 to 13.  This initiative started in 2004 by Rita Toews and friends is now in its sixth edition.  While E-Books were still a novelty in 2004, they are rapidly becoming ..." more

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:56:15 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Sylvia McGrath - Making a Difference Word by Word:
Pierre said, "You meet the most wonderful people when you provide a service focused on children.  I just finished a conversation with Sylvia McGrath who is building a second career serving children and adults facing chronic illnesses.  With business..." more

Friday, February 19, 2010 12:44:49 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Room to Read publish their ten year review and vision:
Pierre said, "Our Charity partners, Room to Read, who have played a very productive role to develop and equip libraries in developing nations, and who have helped thousands of girls go to school, have released a ten year review and updated vision in a very..." more

Monday, February 15, 2010 9:10:43 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Sharing-Books Quick Facts Sheet:
Pierre said, "As we are often asked for business details, our team has assembled a Sharing-Books Quick Fact Sheet (as of January 2010).Conceived in February 2007 - founded in October 2007 - website Sharing-Books.com launched in September 2008Built in Joomla open..." more

Sunday, February 14, 2010 10:32:53 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled The Boldness of featuring a poet at the 2010 Olympics Opening Ceremonies:
Pierre said, "I was delighted to discover the Canadian poet Shane Koyczan at the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Featuring him was a bold and brilliant decision.First as a Canadian, I loved what he had to say about our country. And as a..." more

Monday, February 08, 2010 9:43:58 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Roon to Read touches the lives of 4 million children:
Pierre said, "Our friends at Room to Read have posted their latest update. Take a few minutes to see how our friends at Room to Read have accomplished much despite a difficult economic environment."

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 8:50:40 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Ode To Joy:
Pierre said, "In the famous Peanuts cartoon by Charles M. Schulz, the character Schroeder is seen playing his piano, often recreating a tune of Ludvig van Beethoven's. Many times, the same song comes out, but somehow, he hits the right series of notes to..." more

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 8:50:40 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Family Literacy Day - January 27:
Pierre said, "In honour of Family Literacy Day here in Canada, we are publishing the 1908 edition of Anne of Green Gables. It is a powerful story about an orphan, who is mistakenly sent to the Cuthbert brother and sister, who were hoping for a boy to help out..." more

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 3:20:59 PM
Pierre Lapointe made friends with Amy Learmonth

Sunday, December 06, 2009 3:43:27 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled A Day in the Life of A Book Fox:
Pierre said, "Some of you have asked what it is like to be a book fox. Recently, we had an opportunity to go in search of books along Portobello Road in London UK. A posh part of London, Notting Hill regained familiarity with the release of Notting Hill..." more

Friday, November 06, 2009 2:54:41 PM
Pierre Lapointe made friends with Basak Savcigil

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 11:41:02 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled The Importance of Reading - An Interview with Susan Cunningham, Early Childhood Educator:
Pierre said, "We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Susan Cunningham, a Registered Child Educator, and Childcare Supervisor of Sheridan College's Mississauga Civic Centre Day Care Centre. She is frequently interviewed by the Today’s Parent..." more

Monday, November 02, 2009 5:21:13 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Erin Ganju, CEO of Room to Read in Vancouver, BC, November 17, 2009:
Pierre said, "For those of you located in the lower mainland of British Columbia,you may want to join us for lunch and hear Erin Ganju, co-founder and CEO of Room to Read present an update on the activities and plans of our favourite charity. This is a unique..." more

Friday, October 30, 2009 3:53:42 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled 20,000 e-books delivered:
Pierre said, "We are delighted to note that we have delivered over 20,000 e-books to children around the world. By our own (very unscientific) estimate, each book averages 5 readers when we include the classrooms where they are used. So we believe that over..." more

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 6:50:31 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled An innovative book for Halloween, published by Timothy Schenk:
Pierre said, "The beauty of a web 2.0 site is that your users innovate with the tools you give them. We originally saw the site as a book publishing tool. But Jennifer Poulter, an educational author form Australia, saw in Sharing-Books a tool to publish one..." more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 6:26:57 AM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled 15,000 books downloaded... sorry we mean 16,000... no 17,000:
Pierre said, "I remember that we were so excited when we celebrated our 1,000th book download. Then the 2,000th came much faster. We celebrated every 1,000 books increment up to 10,000. Then we decided to celebrate every 2,500 as the volume was growing. I..." more

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 6:18:33 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled Happy Birthday - Now We Are One:
Pierre said, "A.A. Milne, Creator of Winnie the Pooh, published in 1927 a series of poems in Now We are Six. While Christopher Robin is older than Sharing-Books, we are delighted to be one year old. This year has introduced a host of authors and illustrators..." more

Thursday, October 08, 2009 11:24:01 PM
Pierre Lapointe wrote a blog post titled the Star Online reviews Sharing-Books:
Pierre said, "BRIGITTE ROZARIO of the Star Online wrote a good review of Sharing-Books.com and we are thankful for the publicity. Click here to read the full article."