Notes from a Children's Librarian: Celebrating STEM
This list includes all kinds of STEM’ers—science enthusiasts, builders, inventors, real life engineers—in both fiction and non-fiction texts.
Notes From a Children's Librarian: Scrumptious Stories
DELICIOUS books about food and eating.
Notes From a Children's Librarian: Money Money Money
Financial literacy is part of the new math curriculum for grades 4-6. But why not start even sooner, as young as kindergarten?
Notes from a Children's Librarian: The "I Am Canada" Series
"These first-person narratives are so compelling that a reader doesn’t even notice that they’re actually learning history."
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Think Outside the (Hat) Box!
From fedoras to bowlers to shoe hats to winter toques to Carnival headdresses, this list is for anyone looking to inspire the creation of a hat.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Bird Books
A flock of tales to get young readers into birding.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Texts on Textiles
Exploring the art of sewing? Here are some tales to comfort and inspire.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: What I Miss About the Library
"When I think of the job of librarian, I think of time, layers of time."
Notes From a Children's Librarian: Books That Make the List
Great mentor texts for the writing and reading curriculum.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Procedural Writing
Great books involving "how to" text, and also pictures and symbols showing steps in a procedure.
Great writers from across the country sit down with us to talk about their books, and the stories behind them.
Indie booksellers from coast to coast tell us the books they can't stop recommending to their customers.
The best books are timeless, and they deserve to find readers whenever and wherever.
Our resident children's librarian columnist chooses books by theme for children of all ages.
We spotlight books generating buzz all over the web, and beyond.