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)

Reading more widely in 2015

Last week I was looking at my friend Jenny's 2014 Reading Wrap-up and not only was I impressed with her graphs, I realized a terrible fact: I think most of the books I read last year were by white people. Like definitely most of them. Probably about half of them were ladies (I did count this … Continue reading Reading more widely in 2015