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Genealogy through the ages

During the past few weeks I have been busy working with a genealogical peerage from 16th century Spain, named Nobiliario genealógico de varias casas de España. 566 more words

Genealogy

Interview with Mavis Greg

We were able to sit down with recent Newberry Award-winning Mavis Greg, author of the highly successful Dreams Containing Dreams to ask him a few things about his writing process, where he gets his inspiration from, and what he has to say to young writers. 767 more words

Dreams Containing Dreams

Review of The One and Only Ivan

I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings.  But any story will do.”

 It’s not unusual for me to choose a book for the kids and me to read based on the cover.   714 more words

Homeschooling

January Beginnings

I have a confession: I’ve been a bit behind on blogging this month. Between the start of a new year and just life in general, I’ve been slow to share what I’ve been up to. 435 more words

Living

Collecting the Caldecotts

I spend way too much money on books each year. I know, I know — “You work in a library, are you a nut?!”

Sometimes, I get a bit crazy and go on a book-buying binge, but one of my personal goals for 2016 is to curb the book-buying. 349 more words

Librarians Connect

By Lynn Clements

It was a privilege to attend the American Association of School Librarians’ conference in Columbus, OH, in November.  Librarians are often isolated in a school setting, so it was wonderful to  meet with professionals from all over the country and hear about their library programs.   246 more words

Professional Development