Blogs about flannelboards, rhymes, and creative play are among Lisa Kropp’s top picks.
In advance of the print debut of SLJ’s Popular Picks in the April 2016 issue, SLJ editors have chosen must-have works for kids and teens that appeared in the March 2016 issue.
Guidance for Kindergartners, Programming for Teens, and Inspiration for ESOL Educators | Professional Reading
This month, find plenty of guidance, whether you serve kindergartners, teens and tweens, or English-language learners.
Adderson, Caroline. Public Library Enemy #1. illus. by Mike Shiell. 124p. (Jasper John Dooley). Kids Can. Apr. 2016. Tr $15.95. ISBN 9781771380157.
Gr 2-4 –Jasper desperately wants to read to the dog at the public library; he’s certain he can find a book that will make her stop frowning. When a series of disasters strike and his library book is destroyed, Jasper must find a way to pay for the book or else he’ll never get […]
Three poets talk about their experiences visiting schools and talking to students about their work.
A selection of books and resources that support the 2016 Collaborative Summer Library Program’s overarching theme of “Wellness, Fitness and Sports.”
Where summer reading works well, it places the library in a student’s learning life during vacation. Combine its goals with hands-on STEM-based programming, and you’ve met summer learning.
A selection of engaging apps and websites that shed light on ancient cultures.
The 2016 Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña, and other Latino authors/illustrators honored at this year’s Youth Media Awards, have long been recognized by the Pura Belpré Awards, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Braille tablets and other new tech may help visually impaired children truly engage in e-learning.
Check out SLJ’s March 2016 starred titles, from Corinne Duyvis’s sophomore effort, On the Edge of Gone, and Stonewall-winning Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You.
How a high school librarian turned turn “uncool” database lessons into a fun, challenging, and competitive game.
A focus on learning—encompassing reading—reflects an evolving mind-set for librarians who run summer programs for kids and teens.