Notes From a Children's Librarian: In Conversation with Nature
In reading, we talk about making connections. We talk about big ideas or themes. Conversations with the natural world are the thread that binds this book …
Notes From a Children's Librarian: An April (Foolish) Book List
An eclectic list of books about pranks, hoaxes, and tricksters.
Notes From a Children's Librarian: Valentine’s Day Picture Books
Special picks for Kindergarten and Grade One.
Notes From a Children's Librarian: On Activism
Children, like everyone, are all too aware of bad news and the state of the world right now. These books might give kids a sense of agency in the face …
Notes From a Children's Librarian: Islamic Culture
From Ramadan to Eid, to prayer, to the hijab—myriad aspects of Muslim life are depicted in these picture books, nonfiction texts, poetry and short stories. …
Notes from a Children's Librarian: The Mooncake Festival
East and Southeast Asian families come together in mid-Autumn to celebrate the Mooncake Festival and give thanks for the harvest.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Physics with Chris Ferrie
At first glance, "The Everyday Science Academy" series, by Chris Ferrie, appears to be for very young children. But the series brilliantly simplifies …
Notes from a Children’s Librarian: Satisfying Endings
How do you create a sense of satisfaction in a story’s finale? The following books pull it off!
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Books on Jewish Heritage
Compelling stories showcasing Jewish Heritage to be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Stories for Asian Heritage Month
Great picture books celebrating Asian heritage.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Life Sciences
Celebrate Earth Day with these fun and inspiring picture books.
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