With increased focus on sharing of collections, consortial delivery programs, and collaboration amongst libraries in identifying and preserving print runs and last copies, the academic library is changing dramatically....
The book business is merging into the magazine business as more publishers sell literature via subscription to highly targeted clusters of readers. High-profile literary studio Plympton is leading the charge with its $5-a-month iOS service Rooster.
Sally Rippin's series for primary school age children, *Billie B. Brown* and *Hey Jack!*, are bestsellers with young readers of all reading levels. So she's well equipped to give advice on helping instil a love of reading in reluctant readers. Here are some of her tips - and her story on the genesis of Billie and Jack.
Wordless picture books are books are told entirely through their illustrations — they are books without words, or sometimes just a few words. Sharing wordless books at home or at school gives us a chance to develop so many important literacy skills: listening, speaking, storytelling, vocabulary, comprehension, story structure, inference, cause and effect … the list goes on and on!
What a wonderful day we had with Jacqueline Harvey at Hillcrest Christian College. Jacqueline inspired our competition winners over High Tea and then our Grade 3-4 students as she shared about Clementine Rose. Thanks Jacqueline.