Abby the Librarian
By day, collection development librarian in Southern Indiana. By night, blogger extraordinaire.
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Monday, February 24, 2020
Hot Chocolate StoryWalk
Abby pours hot chocolate while a beautiful family poses in front of the first StoryWalk frame. Full disclosure: this is my brother and his...
Thursday, February 20, 2020
When Stars Are Scattered
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed. Grades 4-8. (Dial Books, April 2020). 264 pages. Reviewed from ARC p...
Monday, February 17, 2020
Six New Picture Books to Celebrate African American History Month
How are you celebrating African American History Month this year? Reading or sharing a book is a great way to celebrate and today I'm hi...
Thursday, February 13, 2020
5 Picture Books about Love but Not Valentine's Day
Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and this is the perfect time to celebrate love! I know holiday books tend to get checked out really quickly ...
Monday, February 10, 2020
Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park. Grades 4-8. Clarion Books, March 2020. 272 pages. Review copy provided by publisher. Pre-order today!...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Of Curses and Kisses
Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon. Grades 7+. Simon Pulse, February 2020. 384 pages. Review copy provided by publisher. This one&...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang. Grades 6 and up. First Second. March 2020. 448 pages. Reviewed from digital galley provided by publish...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
The Poison Eaters
The Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in our Food and Drugs by Gail Jarrow. Grades 6-10. Calkins Creek, 2019. 160 pages. Review...
Monday, January 27, 2020
Youth Media Awards!!
In case you haven't seen, the 2020 Youth Media Award winners were announced this morning ! I am so, so pleased to see so many books of m...
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