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Kate Klise

We are so fortunate to have a supportive PTA. Our author visit by Kate Klise in December was funded by the PTA. The PTA in this district supports literacy, learning and truly believes in making education stimulating for the children. 142 more words

Cathy Cassidy

Looking forward to Cathy Cassidy’s visit on Thursday, 4th February at 9.30 am in Thornden Hall.

Copies of her latest books will be available to buy and get signed including Life is Sweet and the recently released paperback versions of Fortune Cookie and Looking Glass Girl.

Author Visits


Did you miss C.H. Armstrong’s official launch party earlier this week?  No worries — Rochester Public Library has you covered!

Join us THIS SATURDAY, January 23rd, at 3PM… 225 more words

Pupil Library Assistant Training Day 2015

CILIP SLG National in collaboration with the London and South-East Group have recently run their second Pupil Librarian Training Day at the Elmgreen School with Librarians and students from 12 different schools. 509 more words

Teaching And Learning

How to Plan an Author Skype Visit (Fun Tips for Authors, Teachers and Librarians)

I’ve done several dozen classroom Skype visits and I keep refining my techniques. (Yes, I have actual techniques!) I found that many author friends were nervous about doing Skype visits and I’m here to tell you—they’re the best thing since sliced smoked-meat knishes from Caplansky’s! 1,291 more words

Picture Books

Authors Galore

One of the best things about being a school librarian is that I get to inspire children to read. Bringing authors to the school and having them speak to children is an incredibly amazing experience. 327 more words

Debbie Alvarez, Human Being Extraordinaire

My good friend, Debbie Alvarez, Mother to Declan, Wife to Doug, Sister to Rachel, Daughter and Granddaughter, Avocate of children’s authors and illustrators, Fierce Reader of books, Enlightened Keeper of Literature, Adventurous Traveller, Inspiring Leader, Brave Warrior, Human Being Extraordinaire, passed away this week. 506 more words