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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 4/9/18

This week was so weird and I’m completely blaming the weather with snow flurries, rain, sun, clouds, warm weather and cold which led me feeling sleepy, a little cranky and not in the mood to read… I’m hoping to finish up  153 more words

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18 Titles to Inspire Kids Under 18

Since the February 14th school violence shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, more teens and kids are becoming politically active to change the laws to better protect other children in school. 464 more words

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Mathical Book Prize Announced!

“The Mathical Book Prize aims to inspire a love of mathematics in the everyday world in children of all ages. Each year’s winners and honor books join a selective and ever-growing list of new and previously published fiction and non-fiction titles for youth. 159 more words

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Bringing Middle Grade Books Into Every Classroom

A few weeks ago, I got the distinct pleasure of presenting to future teachers at St. Joseph’s University outside of Philadelphia. The young lady who invited me to speak is a junior at St. 382 more words

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28 Social Justice Titles in YA Lit

It doesn’t seem like teens these days need any inspiration to fight to protect their rights as they’re demanding their voices be heard over gun control laws in America. 268 more words

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2017 CYBILS Award Winners

Board Books
Changing Faces: Meet Happy Bear by Nathan Thoms, illustrated by Carles Ballesteros

Fiction Picture Books
Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper

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ALA Youth Media Awards

  • Newbery AwardHello, Universe written by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • Caldecott Award –  Wolf in the Snow illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award…
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