These bits of information comes from notes in INFO 5405 and some from my own knowledge. Types of Publishers Trade – Publish original books for a general readership. You typically find books from trade publishers in bookstores and libraries. Generally higher quality printing and binding than mass market or book club edition publishers. Most school library … Continue reading Terminology: Publishing
Fire and Heist Book Review
Sky Hawkins is a teenage girl whose mom has just disappeared, her long-time boyfriend just broke up with her in a very public manner, and her family has been disgraced. Sky, her three brothers, and her father are still in shock from these events. They are trying to move on and accept their new life minus their mom, position in the were-dragons society, and half their fortune is gone. Nothing is the same as it was before. She is desperate to literally and figuratively put her family back together. Since money, specifically, gold is so very important to were-dragons, Sky plans her first heist
Library Orientation Mystery- The Hunt for the Seventh
My plan for my library is to have a Hunt for the Seventh themed orientation (Morton-Shaw). This book is a delightful ghost story with a bit of mystery and suspense--a trifecta!
Picture Book Annotations and MicroReview
Here are the Picture Book annotations:
Informational & Biography Book Annotation
For my INFO 5420 Literature for Youth Class, we have to read approximately 2 books per week. I have an excuse to read as homework!!
Quill and Books Reading Challenge- September
Here is the September challenge! For more information please check out quillandbooks.com
Quill and Books Reading Challenge
I'm trying something this year with my blog. I am going to do a monthly reading challenge, where I challenge people to read in a certain area in hopes of helping them explore new books.
Who are librarians really?
Librarians are as unique as all other people. The career attracts a certain type of person perhaps but not all will fit the same mold. Generally speaking, librarians are people who: love helping people. We get extreme satisfaction from seeing a light go on in a person's face when we help them find a good book to read.love a good mystery. What I mean by that is … Continue reading Who are librarians really?
One Step Closer
I love books. You know this about me. I love them so much that I dream of seeing a book I wrote on my library shelf. I am not one who sits by and dreams without taking steps to make it happen. One of my strengths is Achiever. This means I set goals, break it … Continue reading One Step Closer
Vacation and Exam
Last week was a flurry of activity since I was trying to finish everything I needed to in order to go on vacation without having to do all the work on the road. Here are some of my favorite pictures: It felt so good to sit on the beach with a good book and … Continue reading Vacation and Exam