Monthly Archives: July 2011

Surviving the Summer Heat with Good Books (and Videos)

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” At least one of the topics that’s been a part of our conversations this past week (aside from Washington politics and investigations of British tabloids) has been the weather—more specifically, … Continue reading

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Annual Awards for Best in Children’s Literature

Each year during its Midwinter Conference, the American Library Association (ALA) announces winners for a number of awards for children’s literature and media, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals.  The winners of these two highly sought-after awards are selected by separate … Continue reading

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