Monthly Archives: July 2015

ALA Conference Report, Part 4

ALA Conference Reports, Part 4 – Reports from Our Members: Miriam Medow: This is my report back on the APALA Symposium, held on the Thursday before Annual at USF: I didn’t know what to expect at the APALA (Asian/ Pacific … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report, Part 3

ALA Conference in San Francisco – Reports from Our Members: Helen Bloch: I attended the ALSC Leadership meeting focused on the recent white paper on Media Mentorship ( Lisa Guernsey, a researcher from the New America Think Tank, was the … Continue reading

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Review of the Week: Home by Carson Ellis

Ellis, Carson. Home. Carson Ellis, Illus. Picture Book. Candlewick, 02/2015. [40]p. $16.99. 978-0-7636-6529-6. UNSATISFACTORY. GRADES PRE-3. In her debut picture book, Home, Carson Ellis explores the many different forms a home can take. Although detailed illustrations, rendered in gouache and … Continue reading

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ACL Meeting, Kids Comics Awards Announced

ACL Meeting Friday, July 10, 2015:  Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members!  Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, July 10, 2015, from 9am–1pm at the Oakland Main Library. Our professional development segment will be … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report, Part 2

Report from Jessica Ormonde, Half Moon Bay Library: Saturday Ignite Session – Adventures in Preschool Science Erin Berman from the San Jose Public Library shared tips, and ideas from her preschool STEM program. They focused on simple and fun activities … Continue reading

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Every month, we post an annotated bibliography of books that were rated ‘Outstanding’ and nominated for our Distinguished List at our previous month’s meeting. Members can see full reviews of these books and many more in the June edition of … Continue reading

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