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Notes from a Children's Librarian: Sequencing and Coding

by Julie Booker

Sequencing is the step-by-step order in which instructions are given, also referred to as an algorithm. This basic coding concept can be taught using …

Most Anticipated: Our 2022 Fall Poetry Preview

by 49thShelf Staff

The poetry we're looking forward to in the second half of 2022.

The Chat with Joseph Dandurand

by Trevor Corkum

This week, we chat with author Joseph Dandurand, who was a Griffin Poetry Prize finalist in 2021. Joseph's latest book is a children’s story, A Magical …

Books to Break Your Reading Slump

by Carrie Snyder

A recommended reading list by the author of the new novel Francie's Got a Gun.

Introducing: Our Amazing 2022 Summer Reading List (Part Two)!

by Kerry Clare

Another round of fantastic summer reads—and they're all up for giveaway!

Shelf Talkers: 15 Books to Keep You Going This Summer

by Robert J. Wiersema

Earlier this summer, I spent several weeks on the west coast of Newfoundland. This was not, strictly speaking, part of the plan. The plan was to visit …

Most Anticipated: Our 2022 Fall Nonfiction Preview

by 49thShelf Staff

Memoir, food writing, nature, ideas, politics, sports, health, music, and more!

Five Ways to Keep Kids Reading this Summer

by Spencer Miller

Summertime is here! Instead of resting and relaxing, you’re worried about replying to that email in your inbox from a parent looking for advice on how …

The Chat with Cody Caetano

by Trevor Corkum

This week we chat with debut author Cody Caetano, whose memoir Half-Bads in White Regalia is earning all kinds of well-deserved buzz for its superb storytelling …

Notes from a Children's Librarian: Books on Water

by Julie Booker

Quench your curiosity about water with these books! 

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