It’s the most wonderful time of the year….Tourney time. At the library that means one thing: TOURNAMENT OF KIDS’ BOOKS! The most checked out kids’ books of last year go head-to-head, tourney style; the winner to be voted by the kids of Lawrence! Brackets are available HERE and at the library. Read More..
Looking for a way to get kids hooked on books? Teachers and librarians are learning that an effective way do so is by sharing book trailers with their young readers. With that in mind, I thought it might be fun if we regularly shared some of our favorite new trailers with you. Read More..
Did you know that the Youth Media Awards are this Monday, January, 28th @ 10am CST? And did you know that you can watch the awards ceremony broadcast for FREE from the comfort of your home? It’s true! You too can enjoy the most anticipated event in children’s literature as the winners of awards such as the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz are Read More..
During this time of the year librarians, teachers, and children’s literature lovers become giddy with excitement, and it’s not because of the upcoming winter break or holiday season. It’s Youth Media Awards season! The best of children’s and young adult literature will receive a distinguished seal of approval by the American Library Association (ALA) at the 2013 ALA Youth Media Awards on January 28th. Read More..
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… It’s also the time of the year when various outlets such as the New York Times and Publisher’s Weekly award certain children’s books “Best of 2012”.
So who is the best of the best of 2012? Follow the links below to find out which children’s books make the cut: Read More..