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I needed The Benefits of Being an Octopus when I was 12. AUTHOR: Ann Braden SERIES: none PUBLISHER: Sky Pony PUBLICATION DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 PAGES: 256 GENRE: realistic fiction
Better late than never! After 5 days with incredibly spotty internet and lots of internet outages, we have now had internet for a solid 28 hours! YEESSS! Thankfully, this week
A major graphic novel release for high school this week! Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese, brings us a new graphic novel featuring Asian-American male characters and sports.
It’s a big week for secondary libraries! We have new nonfiction from Jason Reynolds, and you know I’ve already pre-ordered it on Audible! There’s also not one but TWO books
Check out new middle grade titles this week from Brandi Colbert, Avi, and Kenneth Oppel! As always, titles with a * by them received two or more starred professional reviews.
So many picture books this week! Most of them received one starred review, too. I’m most excited about the first one: The Fabled Life of Aesop. Fables are so easy
With many schools worldwide closing due to the coronavirus threat, I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate the March Challenge to keeping the library front-and-center for our
This week is another whopper list, so I’ve split it into three parts: YA, middle grade, and picture books. All are linked at the bottom of this page. This is
Oh, this lesson is awesome! I’ve wanted to try out book speed dating for awhile now, and I finally went for it last week. I wanted to use a smaller
Let’s face it: No matter how much instruction we give, many students (and their teachers and parents!) simply do not understand the Dewey Decimal System. I can remember sitting through
**This post was updated on July 6, 2019. Just in time for Back to School! You’ve landed a brand new school librarian job–congratulations! All summer, you’ve looked forward to standing
Interested in school library genrefication? Way back in 2011, I genrefied my very first middle school library. At the time, I was the only librarian I knew taking on this