Cultural Proficiency in the School Library

Recently, our school's staff had a professional development session about Cultural Proficiency. I consider myself as a librarian to be very open and welcoming to ideas and cultures that are different from mine. I decided I would listen to the presentation through the lens of the library, hoping to find something new. I left with …

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Where I’ve Been & Where I’m Going: My 1st Post about Books

I eat, breathe, sleep middle-grade and YA lit. I just do. I don't read adult books, simply because I'm in love with lit for students. I inhale books, and thank goodness for Goodreads because it's such an easy way to keep track of everything I read - both online and on the app (add me …

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The 4 R’s of Summer

Ahh, summer. The time to actually sleep in, spend time with family members, travel, read, and you know, get ready for next school year. Gone are the days of sitting in rush hour traffic (for me, at least!) and actually enjoying a cup of tea on the couch, with a cat snuggled nearby. And it …

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