Librarians Play Important Roles for Teens

Tweet In May the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)  is hosting National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) to talk to legislators and their staff about the significance of libraries for teen patrons. To build awareness of how libraries serve teens, YALSA … Continue reading

The Pleasure of Reading Kids’ Books as an Adult

Tweet My non-mother-daughter-book-club friends are often surprised when I say I really like reading the same books my daughters do. They’re inclined to think that anything that appeals to kids and teens can’t possibly hold the interest of adults. Nothing … Continue reading

D.E.A.R. — Drop Everything and Read

Tweet Today is Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) day, a wonderful time dedicated to the joy of reading. When my daughters were young, they had D.E.A.R. time every day in elementary school. In middle school this time was known as … Continue reading

KidLitosphere Central—Site for Finding Info on Kids’ Literature

Tweet There are so many great bloggers writing about children’s literature, and now there’s a central Web site that names a lot of them and provides links to the sites. It’s called KidLitosphere Central. What can you expect to find … Continue reading

Jen Robinson’s Book Page

Tweet When I attended the Kidlit Blogger’s Conference in Portland last month I met Jen Robinson and heard about her blog, Jen Robinson’s Book Page. Jen has reviews of books for both kids and adults, and her blog has some … Continue reading

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