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Get Students Excited About Reading Nonfiction

By Shannon Anderson author of Penelope Perfect It’s easy to get kids excited about reading fiction books, like the Pete  the Cat series, due to the rhythm, humor, and art. A book like Charlotte’s Web hooks you with emotion and characters … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

Educators and parents this week are faced with the difficult task of talking with children about the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris, Baghdad, and Beirut. To help, Cool Mom Picks has scoured the Internet and pulled together an annotated list … Continue reading

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Free Spirit Is Traveling to ALA!

June has arrived, which means one thing: It’s once again time for the annual American Libraries Association Conference! This year’s event will bring 25,000 librarians, publishers, and other book-related organizations to beautiful San Francisco from June 25–30 for several days … Continue reading

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Reading and Recommending Graphic Novels

Snow Wildsmith knows graphic novels. She is familiar with the quality of both the writing and the art, and with the variety of genres available in graphic format. She also has a great sense of what kids like. Frequently called … Continue reading

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Teen Tech Week, March 9–15, 2014

Recently we shared a post about all the resources and roles that libraries provide in our communities. This month, school and public libraries will be showcasing all the nonprint resources available for teens, and others, during Teen Tech Week. The … Continue reading

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