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November 21, 2014

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Video Sunday: No. Seriously, Lisa. Hire me.

Video Sunday: No. Seriously, Lisa. Hire me.

Howdy, folks.  I have news for you.  Did you have any idea that a children’s literature online show called KidLit TV was in the works?  Nor did I until I stopped by Roxie Munroe’s studio the other day.  She informed me that man-about-town Rocco Staino had been by with an honest-to-goodness film crew to talk [...]

A Children’s Book Fever Dream: Compounding Awesome Upon Awesome

There are some days when you are so utterly floored by delight that all you can do is throw up your hands and say to the universe, “I’m out!”  That was yesterday.  I’m out, folks.  I hit the top.  It’s all downhill from here.  And I’m so young!  It’s sad when you peak at 34. [...]

School Librarian Lisa Von Drasek Leaves Bank Street to Head the Kerlan Collection in MN

Lisa Von Drasek Leaves Bank Street after 15 years.

Lisa Von Drasek, a children’s librarian at the Bank Street College of Education and director of its Center for Children’s Literature, has taken a job as curator at the University of Minnesota’s Children’s Literature Research Collections.