December 9, 2016

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Old Library, New Library, New Library | Sandy Hook School

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A poem by a librarian at Sandy Hook (CT) Elementary School describes the comfort that books and the library have offered students since the mass shooting at the school in 2012.

Movie Reviews: The Bard in Newtown; A Kid Chess Champion | 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

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Of more than a dozen films previewed at the Tribeca Film Festival, two works in particular stand out for teen and young adult viewers and as potential additions to media collections.

Why Did It Happen? Books to Help Kids Cope with Tragedy

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While there are no books that specifically address the events that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, there are a few titles that will ease young fears and offer listeners hope. Here you’ll find a few recommendations from School Library Journal’s Book Review staff.