Abby the Librarian
By day, collection development librarian in Southern Indiana. By night, blogger extraordinaire.
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Sunday, May 17, 2020
How's everybody doing? Keeping on keeping on? Photo of Abby wearing her book mask and a #TeamKentucky shirt that reads "Healthy...
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Capitalize on your StoryWalk During Social Distancing
Photo of a frame on our StoryWalk outdoors in a park About a year ago now, we installed our first StoryWalk. You can find more informati...
Monday, April 20, 2020
Picture Book Roundup #4
It's been a little bit, so it's time for a picture book roundup! Here are ten new picture books I have been reading and loving latel...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Connecting Kids to Digital Books During COVID
Guess what? After a few years' hiatus, I'm back as a regular contributor to the ALSC Blog! And my first post over there is about Con...
Monday, April 13, 2020
A Day in the Life of a COVID Work from Home Librarian
The world's a bit wonky right now and I know many (most? all?) of us are out of our normal daily routine. The life of librarians during ...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Consent for Kids
Consent (for Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of YOU by Rachel Brian. Grades 1-5. Little, Brown, 2020. 64 pages. Revie...
Monday, April 6, 2020
The Blackbird Girls
The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman. Grades 5-8. Viking, March 2020. 352 pages. Reviewed from galley provided by publisher. Book...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Virtual Bedtime Stories
Photo of a laptop screen showing a toddler reading an Elephant and Piggie story COVID-19 has us coming up with all kinds of creative way...
Monday, March 30, 2020
King and the Dragonflies
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender. Grades 5-8. Scholastic, 2020. 272 pages. Review copy provided by publisher. Booktalk...
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