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April 15, 2014

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Bedtime Math Battles Summer Slide in Both Math and Reading | First Steps

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Research shows math skills at kindergarten entry are a better predictor of school success than reading or attention span. With that in mind, Bedtime Math has partnered with libraries to battle summer slide.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Mulitmedia Reviews | October 2013

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School Library Journal’s October issue features a whopping 14 starred DVD and audio reviews ranging from the DVD version of John Rocco’s Caldecott Honor picture book, Blackout, to Rita Williams-Garcia’s audiobook, P.S. Be Eleven, to the music CD, Bunny on the Moon. Be sure to check out all the starred reviews as well as all the DVD and audio reviews via Book Verdict.

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Book Review: Professional Reading | October 2013

CART , Michael. Cart’s Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review. 136p. appendix. index. ALA. 2013. pap. $50. ISBN 978-0-8389-1158-7. LC 2012027260.

Cart uses his years of experience, reviews from Booklist, VOYA, and School Library Journal, plus criteria used for the Alex Awards to choose the adult books, both fiction and nonfiction, he considers to be of interest to young adults. Chosen titles are annotated and presented in alphabetical order with category symbols [...]

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Preschool to Grade 4 Fiction | September 2013

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Autumn shapes (Chernesky), a new version of “The Little Red Hen” (Finch), and a “Stella and Sam” story (Gay)

This article was published in School Library Journal's September 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.