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Funnest Moments in Writing a Book

Funnest. Not really a word, I know. But that’s the word to describe the moment an author sees how an artist illustrated their book. Thank you, … 37 more words

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TIME'S 100: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day

by Ezra Jack Keats 



Rating: 4.14

Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal!

No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. 2,004 more words


Blog: A Fuse #8 Production

A Fuse #8 Production is a blog written by Betsy Bird and can be found on the School Library Journal. Betsy works at the Evanston Public Library in Illinois as a Collection Development Manager. 291 more words

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Librarians Not Amused by Gun Meme

Here’s a little secret: I’m a librarian. We don’t say a lot about ourselves here on Politically Slanted because both of us work in fairly public jobs and if the wrong person were to find out, well, we might be fired for our political leanings. 730 more words


School Library Journal Reviews NO SAD SONGS

Morelli, Frank (Author)
Feb 2018. 216 p. Fish Out of Water, paperback, $12.99. (9780989908740).

“A story of a young man’s accelerated journey of self-discovery…

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Jacqueline Woodson Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Jacqueline Woodson, a four-time Newbery Honor Medalist, Coretta Scott King Book Award winner, former Young People’s Poet Laureate, and National Book Award Winner has just been named the sixth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. 141 more words

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