A look at some of the big summer/fall movie releases that school library collections will want to have the corresponding print titles for. Now with trailers! https://spark.adobe.com/page/8ZMuB7Sz7dTI3/ Zach K.
So many elementary fiction series are published that it’s hard to keep track of them. However, the nice thing about not finding a series until it already contains several titles is that you… Continue reading
A look at the “X-Files: Origins” YA series, as well as some other fun paranormal/supernatural offerings… Zach K.
Art is a powerful force. It can connect us to our past, ground us in our present, and create change in the world. Some of my favorite YA novels have shared the healing… Continue reading
When I was in high school (my boys will claim that was during the Stone Age), YA literature did not exist—except for a few early titles like S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. So when… Continue reading
As spring is approaching (a little too soon in Minnesota this year), I can’t help but imagine the project-based learning activities I’d love to do with students if I could magically buzz back… Continue reading
I love a good friendship story. From picture books to teen fiction and everything in between, I have a particular weakness for the stories that portray deep and lasting friendships. I brought this… Continue reading
One of my favorite things about my job here at Mackin is receiving advance reader copies (ARCs) from our publishers. In fact, the last cart of books brought to my desk contains ARCS… Continue reading
Aspects of a great class (or group/book club) read: Strong themes Intriguing discussion points Tough aspects of life faced by teens daily Multi-cultural Page-turner As I was recently devouring Nicola Yoon’s Everything, Everything,… Continue reading