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The Stars of These Young Adult Books Swear, Struggle, And Generally Act Like Real Teens

The Stars of These Young Adult Books Swear, Struggle, And Generally Act Like Real Teens | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
New middle-grade and YA publisher In This Together Media aims to offer stories with more diverse and realistic representations of kids, especially...
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Meridian police show up to free book giveaway

Meridian police show up to free book giveaway | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
Meridian, Idaho (KBOI) - Some of the wording from the book is included in the following story. Some readers may find the excerpts graphic .
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Creativity starts with a personal problem - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Creativity starts with a personal problem - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
When I was a librarian long ago, I had an eighth-grade student in my school who loved horses. ...
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Thoughts when collaborating with teachers.

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The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation – Read-alouds

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation – Read-alouds | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
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Great for read-a-louds

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The State of Readers’ Advisory

The State of Readers’ Advisory | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
Does your library offer a readers’ advisory (RA) service? If so, you’re in good company—and a lot of it! All of the public librarians who answered a survey recently developed by LJ with NoveList and the RUSA/CODES Readers’ Advisory Research and Trends Committee said that they conducted personal RA in-house. Methods varied, however.

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Setting Up A Form To automatically Email Parents About Missing Homework

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The Rise of Writing Literacies, Implications for Libraries | DMLcentral

The Rise of Writing Literacies, Implications for Libraries | DMLcentral | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
The look of any library — school, academic, or public — is always dependent on local needs in a community, but the feature that has traditionally characterized all types of libraries is reading literacy and the tools and practices that support readers.
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10 Changes a School Library Must Consider in the Digital Era

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The Mission of Librarians is to Empower - The Digital Shift

The Mission of Librarians is to Empower - The Digital Shift | Our Mission of Librarians and Resources | Scoop.it
empower - give (someone) the authority or power to do something – Oxford Dictionary of American English Someone whom I greatly admire recently set me thinking about the mission of librarians. David Lankes has that effect on many of us. In a talk late last year at the Digital Library Fall Forum, Lankes recast the usual …
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