Daily Archives: June 30, 2011

Inspired by international books for children

I was inspired by the #ALA11 panel discussion presented by the United States Board on Book for Young People (USBBY) entitled, “Independent Publishers-International Children’s Books.” Representatives from four US independent publishers shared their thoughts on international books. Groundwood Books, Kane … Continue reading

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Back to reality

Yesterday was my first day back at work after a magical #ala11 weekend.  During my pre-work run, the following appropriate songs came up on my Ipod shuffle, in this order: I’m So Tired by the Beatles – Does ANYone get … Continue reading

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You know you’re a children’s librarian when …

You know you’re a children’s librarian when … you attend the huge, annual American Library Association Conference featuring famous authors like Harlan Coben, C.S. Harris, Erica Spindler, Laura Lipman, and Wendy McClure; and you pass them all up because you … Continue reading

Posted in ALA Annual 2011, Blogger Lisa Taylor, Bloggers, Conferences/Meetings/Institutes, Slice of Life | 1 Comment