Faruqi, Saadia. Meet Yasmin! Hatem Aly, Illus. Easy Reader. Picture Window, 2019. 89 [+6]pp. PB $5.99. 978-1-68436-022-2. OUTSTANDING GRADES K-3. Yasmin Ahmad is an inquisitive second grader who embraces life’s adventures and figures out how [continue reading]
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ACL bonds traditional youth librarianship with the cutting edge of the field. Our members are public and school librarians, library school students, and others. We review books, network, host events, participate in professional development and work together in mutual support to build the future of library service to young people.
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Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve Akers, Tim. Heart of Veridon. Bacigalupi, Paolo. Ship Breaker. Barrett, Neal. The Prophecy Machine. Bear, Elizabeth. New Amsterdam. Blaylock, James P. Homunculus. Bracken, Alexandra. The Darkest Minds. DiFilippo, Paul. The [continue reading]
This month, we celebrate aliens! For a simple craft project, make these alien paper bag puppets: www.dltk-holidays.com/halloween/malienpuppet.htm Agee, Jon. Life on Mars. An astronaut finds an alien on Mars. Duffield, Katy. Aliens Get the Sniffles, [continue reading]
When people join ACL, they may already be good librarians, but ACL will make them even better. It has made a difference in my professional development and continues to keep me in touch with a terrific group of practitioners.
--Linda Perkins, ALSC Past President and Distinguished Service Awardee
I have been a member for 30 years, and I learn something new at each month’s meeting.
--Penny Peck, San Jose State University, editor of BayNews
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