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Burbank Library Blog: Best of 2013: Realistic Young Adult Fiction

Burbank Library Blog: Best of 2013: Realistic Young Adult Fiction | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
This may have been the year when the popularity of reality-based fiction began to tip the scales over the fantasy monolith in YA literature. ... reader whose YA book diet has been recently limited to some well-trodden paths.
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Redefining Girly by Melissa Atkins Wardy | Review | The Librarian ...

Redefining Girly by Melissa Atkins Wardy | Review | The Librarian ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
The overall mission seeks to teach parents and children about media literacy and critical thinking about stereotypes presented in that media…and how to fight it. For an idea of Wardy's tone and topics, you can check out her ...
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School Librarian in Action: 2013 Author Visits

School Librarian in Action: 2013 Author Visits | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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School Librarian in Action: Reader, What Do You Want?

School Librarian in Action: Reader, What Do You Want? | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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December 2013: Free CE and Training Options Online | Library ...

December 2013: Free CE and Training Options Online | Library ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Easy Reader books can be confusing. How can ... Sally Snyder; Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Services at the NLC, will give brief book talks of new titles that could be good additions to your library's collection.
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SLJ Best Books 2013 Adult Books 4 Teens | School Library Journal

SLJ Best Books 2013 Adult Books 4 Teens | School Library Journal | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Every fall the “Adult Books 4 Teens” reviewers come together to nominate, discuss, and select the best reading of the year for a list that guarantees a combination of excellence and appeal to young adults.
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Reading literary fiction improves empathy, study finds

Reading literary fiction improves empathy, study finds | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
New research shows works by writers such as Charles Dickens and Téa Obreht sharpen our ability to understand others' emotions – more than thrillers or romance novels, writes Liz Bury
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School Librarian in Action: Author Visit: Xavier School Nuvali

School Librarian in Action: Author Visit: Xavier School Nuvali | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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School Librarian in Action: Author Visit: Jubilee Christian Academy

School Librarian in Action: Author Visit: Jubilee Christian Academy | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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School Librarian in Action: November 2013 is Picture Book Month

School Librarian in Action: November 2013 is Picture Book Month | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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Teaching Writer's Craft With Multicultural Literature « the open book

Teaching Writer's Craft With Multicultural Literature « the open book | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
She is the children's literature section editor for the Connecticut Reading Association Journal, and Routledge will publish her third book, Genocide in Contemporary Children's and Young Adult Literature: Cambodia to Darfur in November.
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On the Shelf with Lalitha, Librarian and Multicultural Literature Blogger

On the Shelf with Lalitha, Librarian and Multicultural Literature Blogger | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
She decided to start a blog, Masala Reader, which would contribute to ongoing dialogue about multicultural literature for children and young adults. Lalitha is a strong advocate of professional ...
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Teens can vote for their favorite books to make Top Ten list - Salisbury Post

Teens can vote for their favorite books to make Top Ten list - Salisbury Post | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Teens can vote for their favorite books to make Top Ten list Salisbury Post Each of these groups would read the books and send their list of nominated titles to YALSA, Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library...
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Matt Renwick's Top Ten Takeaways from The Read Aloud ...

Matt Renwick's Top Ten Takeaways from The Read Aloud ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Some of our parents plan to share the statistics and research about reading aloud with their families. Hearing and seeing a male reading shows kids, especially boys, that books and literacy in general are not just for girls.
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Best Selling Young Adult Books | January 2014 : The Childrens ...

Best Selling Young Adult Books | January 2014 : The Childrens ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Ages 12 and up. This information for the best selling books was gathered from the New York Times Best Sellers list, which reflects the sales of books from books sold nationwide, including independent and chain stores.
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School Librarian in Action: SLIA's First Post for Each Month of 2013

School Librarian in Action: SLIA's First Post for Each Month of 2013 | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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'The Book Thief' soft-pedals ugly truths about World War II - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

'The Book Thief' soft-pedals ugly truths about World War II - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
'The Book Thief' soft-pedals ugly truths about World War II
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
It preaches wholesome messages (tyranny bad, literacy good), but it is so dull and mawkish that it's more effective as a sedative than sermon.
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Broadening Cultural Literacy with LGBTQ Content for YA | AASL 2013

Broadening Cultural Literacy with LGBTQ Content for YA | AASL 2013 | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
He emphasized that librarians and selectors of materials need to be aware of stereotyping within LGBTQ literature, and how the intersection of various disenfranchised groups are portrayed in books for children and teens.
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School Librarian in Action: Filipino Friday (2): Kids and Books

School Librarian in Action: Filipino Friday (2): Kids and Books | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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Filipino ReaderCon

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Teen Read Week has plenty to offer at the library – Diboll Free Press

Teen Read Week has plenty to offer at the library – Diboll Free Press | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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Rachma Wati's curator insight, October 9, 2013 10:48 PM

Beberapa diantara buku-buku terbaik ini sudah diterjemahkan ke dalam Bahasa Indonesia. Sudahkan perpustakaan Anda mengoleksinya?

 

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School Librarian in Action: Book Review: Eleanor and Park (With Spoilers)

School Librarian in Action: Book Review: Eleanor and Park (With Spoilers) | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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Empowering the Voice of the Black Male in Children's and Teen Lit

Empowering the Voice of the Black Male in Children's and Teen Lit | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
I spoke at the 8th National Conference of African American Librarians on August 8, 2013. The topic was Empowering the Voice of the Black Male in Children's and Teen Lit. [Click here to read the YALSA Hub post about the ...
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Jillicious Reading: Thank you, ALSC!

Jillicious Reading: Thank you, ALSC! | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
If you are a children's or school librarian and are not involved with ALSC, I would highly recommend getting to know the organization. It's an outstanding group of talented, passionate people doing great things for children, literacy, and libraries.
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