As May draws to a close, we are wrapping up National Foster Care Month! There are over 442,000 children in the foster care system in America1. The kids in foster care range from… Continue reading
I’ll admit, sometimes I get fatigued reading serious, realistic fiction in my free time. It’s just nice picking up a book you know is going to make you smile and will be a… Continue reading
In 2018, we’re celebrating the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Frankenstein! Even though this book is two centuries old, it’s not hard to imagine it as being written in our contemporary… Continue reading
Last week I posted a list of interactive books that are excellent tools for drawing readers and listeners into a story. Wordless books can be used to prod children’s imaginations, increase their vocabulary,… Continue reading
Dental hygiene and taking care of our teeth is so important. However, it is often overlooked until a problem arises. Here are some titles to get kids thinking about their teeth: https://spark.adobe.com/page/wpCod1Ir5W3Uy/ … Continue reading
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.
A look at some of my favorite titles published (or publishing) in 2017 so far… https://spark.adobe.com/page/AWV6BclqNF9Bu/ Zach K.
Without great writing, the types of quality titles that Mackin and other book publishers/sellers put out on a consistent basis would not exist. As such, this Spark Post looks at the importance of… Continue reading
Remember all those books, shows, and movies you experienced as a child? If you were born in the 1980s or 90s, there’s a good chance you’re seeing it all again. Holy nostalgia, Batman!… Continue reading