Shel Silverstein: Math & Poetry Celebrate National Poetry Month by integrating ELA and Math with Shel Silverstein! "Band-Aids" Integrate literature, math and writing with Band-Aids! Pass out copies of Shel Silverstein's "Band-Aids" poem from Where the Sidewalk Ends. New issue of the Journal of Information Literacy A new issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the open access journal of the CILIP IL Group, has just been published. As ever, it includes the latest in IL research, plus conference reports and book reviews. The full contents are listed below.
I was dismayed to discover that the number of multicultural books published hasn’t increased during the last 18 years despite census data that shows 37% of the US population consists of people of color. This graphic is from Lee and Low publishers. I have posted a large number of book lists for kids focusing on multicultural books (some my own creations but others that I’ve happily discovered) but I know that my search capability in my blog is not that great. I am organizing them all here in hopes that more people will read multicultural children’s books. Hopefully this will spark an interest that will lead to more books depicting people of color being published. The Librarian's Corner - The Official YABC Blog This month's Librarian's Corner features popular summer 2015 releases to keep on your radar! These are highly anticipated books that everyone is talking about and that you'll want to get your hands on as soon as possible! As a librarian I can't wait to get copies of these books in and get them into the hands of my teen and adult YA readers. 1.)
Bet You Didn’t Know LibraryAware Could… Bet You Didn’t Know LibraryAware Could… Post by LibraryAware Posted June 10, 2014 in It’s been a busy few months here at the LibraryAware world headquarters. We’ve been hard at work adding in some great new pieces to fit your readers’ advisory needs, help you with your summer reading programming, promote your NextReads newsletters, and more. Instagram Blog For more young adult book recommendations, follow @blueeyedbiblio on Instagram. You can thank Harry Potter for Emily Ables’ (@blueeyedbiblio) infectious love of literature. When the 18-year-old Ohioan first encountered the boy wizard, it was — appropriately — a magical moment. “It showed me how much stories can do,” Emily says of the J.K. Rowling series. “Stories can allow you to live somewhere else for a day.
Must See Picture Books for Kids! Below is a continuation of our big list of Caldecott Award winners. The books listed on this page of our list are surely some of the most stunning and extraordinary picture books for kids that have ever been published. Each one merits the honor. Caldecott Committee: We agree! Every year we fall in love with the handful of Caldecott Award winners, but we think the 2000s are particularly fabulous. The Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature. The awards announcement is made at the ALA Midwinter Meeting as part of the Youth Media Awards and is celebrated with a program and reception each year at the ALA Annual Conference. The award's namesake was a school librarian in Topeka, Kansas, and a marketing consultant for Econo-Clad, as well an active member of YALSA.
» Children's Book Reviews by StorySnoops - Our Blog Let’s start with the Honor books, shall we? Doll Bones by Holly Black Zach, Poppy and Alice have been friends forever. shelves VideoSHELFTALKERS – Retail P.O.P. / P.O.S shelf talkers With …Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add bigDAWGSpromotions 's video to your playlist. … View Video