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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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Reading Rooster April 24, 2013

Helen Fellers recommends children's and young adult books from the SC Center for Children's Books and Literacy. See previous "Reading Rooster Recommends" vid...
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Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
This year, I admitted a hard truth to myself. I wasn't having my students write enough. In an attempt to follow Kelly Gallagher’s advice that students should write more than we can assess, I decided
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Architects of Dreams: Anythink's Pam Sandlian Smith on the Power ...

Architects of Dreams: Anythink's Pam Sandlian Smith on the Power ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
The MIT Media Lab's Seymour Papert talks about literacy in The Children's Machine: Rethinking School in the Age of the Computer (Basic Books, 1993). “Letteracy” is the mechanical skill of reading words made up of letters.
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Letteracy and Litteracy

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School Librarian in Action: Easter Egg Hunt at the Library: The Conclusion

School Librarian in Action: Easter Egg Hunt at the Library: The Conclusion | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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25 Great Short Story Anthologies for Children 5-15 - Literacy ...

25 Great Short Story Anthologies for Children 5-15 - Literacy ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
There are at least 6 good reasons to include collections of short stories in children's reading: 1. .... They are drawn from school readers, other collections, picture books, anthologies, magazines and her private papers.
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Still vital - Fort Dodge Messenger

Still vital - Fort Dodge Messenger | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Fort Dodge Messenger
Still vital
Fort Dodge Messenger
Those all go out. And we have people that we see, a lot of parents with children that come in, and they start their reading cycle off at a young age.
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School Librarian in Action: World Read Aloud Day 2013: The Great Duck and Crocodile Race

School Librarian in Action: World Read Aloud Day 2013: The Great Duck and Crocodile Race | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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School Librarian in Action: World Read Aloud Day 2013: Jake's Cooking Craze

School Librarian in Action: World Read Aloud Day 2013: Jake's Cooking Craze | 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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The Goddess of YA Literature - ALAN

The Goddess of YA Literature - ALAN | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Defines young adult literature as works in a wide variety of genres and forms, including multi-media formats, with topics relevant to the interests and needs of young people in middle and high school.
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The importance of instilling a need to read - Telegraph

The importance of instilling a need to read - Telegraph | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Teens who choose to pick up a book for pleasure are more likely to succeed in life, research shows. But getting them to do so isn’t easy, says Jonathan Douglas.
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A Manifesto for Children's Literature; or, Reading Harold as a Teen ...

A Manifesto for Children's Literature; or, Reading Harold as a Teen ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Those of us who read, create, study, or teach children's literature sometimes face skepticism from other alleged adults. Why would adults take children's ...
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A must read for all chidlren's lit advocates, reading champions, parents, teachers, librarians, publishers, wirters, illustrarors...

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School Librarian in Action: Upcoming Book: My Daddy, My One and Only!

School Librarian in Action: Upcoming Book: My Daddy, My One and Only! | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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Book project with Jomike Tejido

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Guess the Most Offensive Book of 2012? Nope, Not Fifty Shades of Grey : Publishing Perspectives

Guess the Most Offensive Book of 2012? Nope, Not Fifty Shades of Grey : Publishing Perspectives | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
The books series cited as most often subject to complaints in 2012, as determined by an American Library Association study, was Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants books.
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Getting Boys Into Reading: Ideas, Books & Resources - Literacy ...

Getting Boys Into Reading: Ideas, Books & Resources - Literacy ... | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
Boys are more likely to be attracted to books and reading when the books and the reading events (whether at school, or reading with mum and dad) offer opportunities to discover, experiment, explore, learn new things, make them laugh, consider the...
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School Librarian in Action: World Read Aloud Day 2013: The Secret is in the Soil

School Librarian in Action: World Read Aloud Day 2013: The Secret is in the Soil | The Reading Librarian | Scoop.it
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