ACL Meeting Friday, September 11, 2015: Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members! Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, September 11, 2015, from 9am–12:30pm at the Oakland Main Library. We will have our usual Book Reviewing and a discussion of Distinguished Books. We will also have a Professional Development session. There will also be a board meeting after the main meeting for those who are interested. For more information, see: www.bayviews.org/calendar.html#meetings .
Heavy Medal Blog is back: Check out Nina Lindsay’s blog on possible Newbery contenders: http://blogs.slj.com/heavymedal/2015/09/08/2016-spring-and-summer-favorites/ .
New York Times’ article on children’s books and “Love and Loss”: Two new books inspire discussions on the role of parental love in children’s books: www.nytimes.com/2015/04/08/books/review/should-you-be-a-river-and-wish.html?emc=edit_bk_20150410&nl=books&nlid=1274360&_r=0 .