Booklist Announces 2018 Editors’ Choice – Books for Youth: Booklist magazine has posted its list of 2018 Books for Youth: www.booklistonline.com/Booklist-Editors-Choice-Books-for-Youth-2018/pid=9713597. See which ones you have in your library.
Sandler, Martin W. Apollo 8: The Mission That Changed Everything. Non-fiction. Candlewick, 09/2018. 160pp. $24.99. 978-0-7636-9489-0. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 6-12. Without the advancements tested during the Apollo 8 mission, the Apollo 11 success of putting a [continue reading]
John Burningham Dies: British author/illustrator John Burningham dies at age 82 on January 4, 2019. The two-time Kate Greenaway medal winner created more than 60 books, including Mr. Gumpy’s Outing (1970), Come Away from the [continue reading]
Each month we post an annotated bibliography of books that were rated ‘Outstanding’ and nominated for our Distinguished List at our previous month’s meeting. Members can see full reviews of these books and many more [continue reading]
ACL Meeting Friday, January 11, 2019: Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members! Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 9am–12:30pm at the Oakland Main Library. We [continue reading]
Winter for Babies Storytimes for babies and toddlers offer an opportunity to model great read-aloud techniques for parents and gives them the confidence to read to their children every day. A baby-toddler storytime can be [continue reading]
African-American Music (revised) There are many great picture books on music with African-American characters; this would be a great theme for Black History Month or anytime! For a craft project, make an African drum: [continue reading]