Wednesday, August 5, 2009

The Art of Reading a Storybook

This video is an introduction to reading aloud to a group of children. It may be useful if you are training volunteers or new staff members to conduct storytime programs.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Mo Willems and National Book Festival

Wow, it's been a long time since I've posted here!

I want to let you know about two opportunities.

Friday, November 14, 2008

The New York Times has selected this year's best picture books. That seems strange, since the year is not over yet. Anyhow, you can view a slide show here.

Friday, October 31, 2008

UK Librarians Oppose Age Recommendations on Books.

There are so many reasons that age-banding is a bad idea. Kids who are reading above or below grade level, kids who are going back to an old favorite, differing standards in families... I hope this never happens here. Accelerated Reader levels are bad enough.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

KidLit Project Runway

I'm late in posting a very funny video from the ALA children's lit banquets: