Awww yiss, it’s Banned Books Week!

It's Banned Books Week! Wooooooooo! I love Banned Books Week. I love getting all ragey about people trying to ban or challenge books. I love making sweet displays and honestly, I love and need the reminder to be careful about selection and collection development. Just because there is a book that I don't really want … Continue reading Awww yiss, it’s Banned Books Week!

Beware the “best of” lists

Well, take the "best of" lists with a grain of salt. Especially Slate's best books of the year list. Now, I'm not sure why I still peruse Slate's articles. There have been a handful of interesting articles in the last two years. One was today about high school teachers using The Help to teach about … Continue reading Beware the “best of” lists