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natalielyons on May 03, 2013"Shelfari Based in Seattle, Shelfari introduces readers to our global community of book lovers and encourages them to share their literary inclinations and passions with peers, friends, and total strangers (for now). Shelfari is a gathering place for authors, aspiring authors, publishers, and readers, and has many tools and features to help these groups connect with each other in a fun and engaging way. Our mission is to enhance the experience of reading by connecting readers in meaningful conversations about the published word.
Build virtual bookshelves to express themselves to their friends and to the world
Discover books that are popular in their trusted circles of friendsInfluence peers by rating and discussing books online
Discover and learn from people with similar reading tastes
Participate in online book groups to further explore literature and share ideas
Interact with and learn from authors
As an educator, this site can be be used to share recommended books with students and parents. This site can be used to encourage reading in the classroom.
The information on this website matters in the world of education because reading is an essential component to the classroom.