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Link Love

Here are some of my favorite things I found around the internet this week:

Link Love

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven follows the storylines of four main characters. Their stories span from thirty years before the Collapse to twenty years after it. The Collapse… 1,363 more words

Canadian Lit

Preschool and Ones Storytimes, Wednesday October 15 and Thursday, October 16

I love trying new things during storytimes. I’ve never before made a “lesson” out of my storytimes – the only group that would really work for would be my preschoolers, so I figured that I might as well try, especially if I could manage it without hitting them over the head with an idea. 759 more words

Atlantan Deborah Wiles is National Book Awards finalist for Young People's lit

Atlanta author Deborah Wiles is a National Book Awards finalist in the Young People’s Literature category for “Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two.” Winners will be announced at a New York ceremony on Nov. 915 more words

Arts And Culture

2014 National Book Award finalists

Since 1950, the nonprofit organization the National Book Foundation has been awarding its American literary prize, the National Book Award. Each year, the foundation selects a new set of 20 published writers to serve as judges to choose books in four categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. 149 more words


National Book Awards 2014

Here’s a flavour of some of the the books shortlisted for the National Book Awards These awards, which started in 1950, celebrate the best of American literature, and aim to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America. 422 more words

Book Reviews

National Book Award Finalists for Young People's Literature

Since 1996, the nonprofit organization the National Book Foundation has awarded the best in Young People’s Literature with a prize. Each year a new set of five published authors is selected to choose the winners. 86 more words