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Imagine A School Without A Library


Today’s guest blog post is by bestselling children’s author Megan McDonald, 2016 Spokesperson for the American Association of School Librarians National School Library Month. Imagine a school without a library. A few years back, I was honored to be a

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Odds and Bookends: August 6, 2010

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Study shows ‘kids learn best when they are allowed to select their own books’ Combating the “summer slide” can be easier than most educators and parents think. Studies have demonstrated that rather than forcing a summer reading list on children,

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Celebrating 10 years of Judy Moody!

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What third grader is way not-boring, slightly moody and has been around for 10 years?  Why, of course, the one and only Judy Moody, leading lady in Megan McDonald’s Judy Moody series.  In celebration of Judy Moody’s 10th year, First

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