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On My Radar: Early September

On My Radar is a list of upcoming publications that look interesting and appeal to me. It’s a way for me to track what is coming out, to figure out what I am most excited about, and to make sure I don’t miss anything! 1,602 more words

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Book Beginnings: Murder Past Due by Miranda James

Every Friday share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires – Hosted by… 98 more words

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Connecting the Arcade to Reading (Guest post by Jessica Meyer)

NOTE FROM JUSTIN: I had the great privilege of working with Jessica at the Chattanooga Public Library…in fact, I hired her! Jessica has awesome ideas and connecting the arcade to books was one of her best. 572 more words


Starting School

Starting School by Janet and Allan Ahlberg is firm favourite in our school library, with children returning to it again and again.  When reception first attend the school library it is one of the first books I read to them; it puts them at ease straight away. 70 more words

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New addition for the library!

When they first arrived, they came quietly and stealthily as if they tip-toed into the world when we were all looking the other way. 82 more words

Children's Books

Too much Tuesday

The blog has been a little quiet; I’ve been applying to other jobs, took a civil service exam, and interviewed for three jobs today. Usually I stink at interviewing; it was a bad phone interview last fall that didn’t get me a job with a nearby public library. 278 more words


Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught YA Fantasy 101

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme by The Broke And The Bookish, and will be a feature on Emma, the Bibliophile-Librarian. In Top Ten Tuesday I make lists of books, because I love books and I love lists. 656 more words

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