Thursday, August 5, 2010

Here & There: August 5, 2010

From School Library Journal

Scales on Censorship: What’s New Pussycat? Should Edward Lear’s classic poem be banned from the classroom?
By Pat Scales (August 1, 2010)

Razzmatazz: Books that engage and delight the very youngest listeners
by Barbara Joosse (August 1, 2010)

Utterly Unrefined: There’s nothing more compelling than books on gunk and muck
By Kathleen Baxter (August 1, 2010)

From Booklist

Reid-Aloud Alert: Chapter Books for a Primary-Grade Audience
By Rob Reid

Story behind the Story: Susan Campbell Bartoletti’s They Called Themselves the K.K.K.
By Gillian Engberg (August 2010)

New Reference Sources for Students
By Mary Ellen Quinn (August 2010)

From The Bulletin for the Center for Children’s Books

Tasty S'mores and Other People's Snores: A Camping Dozen
Selected by Kate Quealy-Gainer, Assistant Editor
Even in the digital age, camping remains a summertime rite of passage. Check out these tales filled with burnt marshmallows, cabin infighting, infectious bug bites, and other such fun.

Betsy Hearne Wins the Anne Devereaux Jordan Award

From The Horn Book

Five Questions for Grace Lin

2010 Mind the Gap Awards

The Horn Book at Simmons: A One-Day Colloquium on October 2, 2010
A Unique Event

Join the Horn Book and Simmons College for a unique event for librarians and children’s literature professionals. "The Horn Book at Simmons" is a one-day event discussing and celebrating the 2010 class of Boston Globe–Horn Book Award recipients.

FROM NSTA (National Science Teachers Association)
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2010 (Books published in 2009)

From Booklights (PBS Parents)

Thursday Three: Travel by Pam Coughlan

Thursday THIRTY: Summer Books, Tot to Tween by Pam Coughlan

From Wild Rose Reader

Children's Books for Summer Reading 2010

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