JUST KIDDING. I won an actual award that I am happy about. Check it: YALSA honors four members with YALSA writing award! I am not happy about being awarded more snow. That is a terrible prize so I'm glad that's not what YALSA is giving away. There's almost 6 feet of snow on the ground … Continue reading So happy to be awarded . . . with another snowstorm
ALA’s Youth Media Awards 2015 (and another blizzard)
Sunday was a pretty great day. This happened: And simultaneously this happened: And yes, the Patriots won the Superbowl and there was much rejoicing in New England! Then my library closed for Monday because there was another 8-12 inches of snow headed our way. For some schools Monday was the fifth snow day in a row … Continue reading ALA’s Youth Media Awards 2015 (and another blizzard)
A librarian’s confession
As indicated, I have a confession: every month because of some perk from my ALA membership I get a copy of "Library Journal," and everyone month, I throw it away. Well, I recycle it because I'm really, really into recycling. (Ask my roommates, I will pick things out of the trash that can be recycled … Continue reading A librarian’s confession
Two books I can’t stop thinking about
You know those books that you liked so much or have such an effect on you that you can't stop thinking about them after you've finished reading them? Those ones that were so well written and so true, that you sometimes forget that the characters are made up? I just read two books like that: … Continue reading Two books I can’t stop thinking about
Why doesn’t the Printz committee pick the books I like? Check back tomorrow!
Tomorrow, I'm going to rant about the ALA's Printz award. It's going to be awesome. I promise. See you then.