Picture Book Catch-Up: Texts Concerning Imagination and Adaptation
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Picture Book Catch-Up: Texts Concerning Imagination and Adaptation

I will be presenting on diverse books again in October for the Minnesota Library Association Conference, yay! I had applied for two group presentations, and unfortunately I will not be talking about work at my library, Science House, as well, but I am super-psyched to be doing booktalks again. Our book-talker for picture books last … Continue reading

Food
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Food

I’m moving soon. So not blogging much. But I thought I’d do a quick update to say I’m having fun thus far reading all of these books from various genres. I’m also focusing my picture book energies on a FOOD theme. I might do another storytime soon, hopefully, and apparently I feel like going from … Continue reading

Reader Response: October Mourning A Song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman
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Reader Response: October Mourning A Song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman

October Mourning by Lesléa Newman Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2012 ISBN 978-0-7636-5807-6 *Please note that the following post may contain spoilers and does not summarize the text, as it was written as part of my coursework for LIS 7220 Materials for Young Adults, and the first group of intended readers are my professor and classmates, who should … Continue reading

Reader Response: The Good Braider by Terry Farish
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Reader Response: The Good Braider by Terry Farish

The Good Braider by Terry Farish New York: Amazon Children’s Publishing, 2012 ISBN 978-0-7614-6267-5 *Please note that the following post may contain spoilers and does not summarize the text, as it was written as part of my coursework for LIS 7220 Materials for Young Adults, and the first group of intended readers are my professor and … Continue reading

Reader Response:  Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
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Reader Response: Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas

Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks New York: First Second, 2013 ISBN 1596438657 *Please note that the following post may contain spoilers and does not summarize the text, as it was written as part of my coursework for LIS 7220 Materials for Young … Continue reading