Hi all. I'll share here a couple places you can find summer reading lists. First, Barnes & Noble has a nice page that separates reading into age categories, including books for adults. Find it here. Also check out the NYPL best books lists here. Next up--find my curated list for my students on my website, …
Good Comics for Kids
Do you or someone you love--love comics? School Library Journal has a column discussing all things comics for kids. I just ordered the new compilation of the old LULU comics that I remember loving when I was a kid (a loooong time ago) that I saw in the column. Perhaps you'll find something you like …
Your Home Librarian
School Library Journal and Library Journal have created a newsletter with tips for home library organization, games, books to read, and other fun info. You can sign up for the installments to be sent to you. If you want to check out the newsletter, click here for some past issues.
Ultimate Parent’s Guide
The Washington Post has an ultimate parent's guide to activities for kids which they update as needed. Usually Post articles are behind a paywall, but because it's related to the pandemic, you should be able to access this resource for free. Check out the article here.
What are you reading?
I know it's been awhile since I've posted here. I've been heavily involved in library department activities, primarily updating and overhauling our entire library department website (I'll share the link in another post). I created a little Padlet awhile ago, asking the question: what are you reading? If you're out there reading these posts, add …
I posted about Storyline way back when we first started instruction from home. I thought I'd re-post it in case you forgot about it. Lots of actors reading books aloud for kids. Check it out here.
More Read Alouds
Sterling Publishing has a YouTube channel where various authors read aloud from their books. There's quite a selection with new videos being added each week. Check it out here.
Parents/Teachers, this is for you
Common Sense media is a great site for reviews of books, movies, TV shows, and music for your kids. Parents can review and give info to help you make wise decisions about which media your kids consume and what might be age-appropriate for them. Find the website here. I often go to this site if …
Sync Audio Books for Teens
Every year for the spring and summer months, SYNC Audio Books for Teens puts out a weekly pair of free audio books. A current popular book is matched with a more classic one that mirrors the themes of the other. It's a great opportunity to obtain a personal library of free audio books that have …
Seems like there's a lot of authors out there reading and speaking online. It's great how we can hear their words and see them to understand their writing better. I love hearing what they have to say. I hope you do too. A fellow librarian shared this with our department today 🙂 CLICK HERE for …