Book fair! The two words guaranteed to strike fear in the heart of any school librarian. That may be a little melodramatic but book fai...
March 2nd is fast approaching, better known as Read Across America Day. I have always loved Dr. Seuss' books. I love the crazy made-u...
Why series books? Students love to read books in a series. I have found it is one of the best ways to encourage a reluctant reader to...
I know my blog has been up and running for over a month, but it's time to officially celebrate!!! I not only want to celebrate my b...
What is a Mock Caldecott? One popular activity that many libraries do around this time of year is hold a mock Caldecott election. A m...
What is the Caldecott Medal? The Caldecott is an award that is given to a "distinguished American picture book for children publi...
One of my favorite parts of being a librarian is adding new books to the collection. I spend hours looking through all the publisher c...