Monthly Archives: August 2013

Book Spine Bookmark!

Here’s an idea I absolutely love! We’ve all had old books that were much loved and enjoyed but the time came when some of those old friends needed to be retired (this especially happens in a library). Below is a … Continue reading

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Silliness!

Who says school librarians don’t have a sense of humor? Here are the librarians from Francis W. Parker School in Chicago teaming up with The Beastie Boys to prove that they do!

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School Libraries

Eek! School is starting for teachers and staff at the end of this week! Here’s a little video I found to get you in the mood for coming to see me in the library in two short weeks. Can’t wait … Continue reading

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Great Biographies: Helen Keller

Biographies of Helen Keller are some of the most frequently checked out books in our library! Her story remains an incredible inspiration to each new generation of students. Here are some fascinating videos of Helen and her teacher, Annie Sullivan:

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/books/review/one-book-in.html?ref=review

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Remembering…

…books that stay with you forever and I have many! Five Little Peppers and How They Grew and Old Yeller are two more for me. Next is a wonderful essay sent to me by my friend, Patty, that started me thinking about all … Continue reading

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