Mills, Claudia. Zero Tolerance. Fic. Farrar, 2013. 231p. $16.99. 978-0-374-33312-6. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8 When Sierra accidentally takes her mom’s bag lunch to middle school instead of her own, she realizes there is a small knife [continue reading]
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Savage, Stephen. Little Tug Stephen Savage, Illus. Pic. Bk. N. Porter/Roaring Brook, 2012. p. $12.99 978-1-59643-648-0 OUTSTANDING GRADES TOD-PRE. Though not the biggest, tallest or fastest boat in the harbor, anthropomorphized Little Tug still has [continue reading]
Do-It-Yourself Library Programming – Movies
Many libraries have a movie license to show films at library programs. Here are some ways to add movie showings to library programs to get the most benefit from the money spent for your movie [continue reading]
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Gale, Eric Kahn. The Bully Book. Fic. Roaring Brook, 2012. 240p. $16.99. 978-0-06-212511-8. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8. Bullying is a hot topic in schools and society today, so it is no surprise to see yet another [continue reading]
ALA Conference Report – “Outreach as a Core Principle”
Following up our previous posts, here is another report from one of our members on her recent ALA Conference experiences. Odette Batis attended the presentation “Outreach as a Core Principle” and found it to be [continue reading]
The Caldecott Medal 75th Anniversary!
CHICAGO — Join the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) in celebrating 75 years of distinguished picture books! The Caldecott Medal was established in 1937 and first awarded in 1938 by the American Library [continue reading]
Get Out Your Thimbles; It’s Time to Quilt!
The Bay Area Storytelling Festival returns to the Bay Area on Saturday and Sunday May 19th and 20th, and it’s time to quilt the annual Bay Area Storytelling Festival Quilt. This year we continue with [continue reading]