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A Nation Without Libraries

March 31, 2010


I’m back from a wonderful and much needed vacation in Atlanta. I have a few interesting pictures to post from my time there, but I had to stop catching up on email, paying bills and hitting the GoogleReader to post this dismal view of America that Zetta Elliott just shared with me. Take the time […]

A Print Read

March 23, 2010


Although the pain in my neck tells me I’m living online, I do take the time to do offline, informative reading as well. Sometimes the journals pile up and wait months before I get to them, but this month there have been very informative articles that couldn’t wait. I’ve already mentioned the current School Library […]

I just gotta Say: NCAA

March 21, 2010

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The sweetest of the 16!


March 21, 2010


Most of my online time today is going to be spent updating my links. Let’s call it spring cleaning since it is getting close to spring break. I’m looking forward to getting away for a very short while and visiting my daughter in Atlanta. In the mean time, just a few things to get you […]

Pssssssst: SALE!!!

March 17, 2010


Borders stores  will honor educators discounts March 19-27. Retired and current teachers, librarians, homeschoolers, student teachers, professors and other instructors get a 30 percent discount off the list price of all books, CDs, DVDs, gifts, stationery and more. Items must be in stock!

review: Out of My Mind

March 16, 2010


Title: Out of My Mind author:  Sharon Draper date: Atheneum; March 2010 main character: Melody Brooks Melody is an 11 year old 5th grader who spends much of her day in a pink wheelchair but, as Melody says, the pink doesn’t make it cute, it’s still a wheelchair. Melody’s got a mom and a dad, […]

And the winners are…

March 14, 2010


Congratulations on winning copies of Saving Maddie: Zetta and Tracy I’ll be emailing you for your addresses. Enjoy!

Sunday Morning Reads!

March 14, 2010


Good morning! I started my day with the intention to read email and go fix breakfast but that plan worked as well as it never does. I’ve begun digging into the blog feeds, checking Facebook and Twitter and on and on! So, what have I been finding? [note: it’s now 2 hrs. later!] First, I […]

20-27 March: Noche De Cuentos

March 13, 2010

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The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking is launching Noche de Cuentos 2010, a family literacy focus program generously supported by the American Library Association as part of ALA President Camila Alire’s Family Literacy Focus Initiative. Noche de Cuentos will be celebrated March 20-27, 2010 in conjunction […]