Friday Finds – August 23, 2013
This Week at TLT:
Learn how teens are surprisingly like cats!
Follow Ms. Christie’s adventures with her Zombie Lock-In Teen Program in a Box (with a Doctor Who twist.)
Read some of Heather’s opinions about the 2017 Mindset List from Beloit College.
This week’s Things I didn’t learn in Library School is a special guest post by second year school librarian Rachel Kammerer!
Karen talks memoirs for teens, highlighting Little Fish by Ramsey Bayer – win a copy of the ARC!
Interested in learning more about STEM? Read some of these.
- Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown
- Coda by Emma Trevayne
- Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde
- 3:59 by Gretchen McNeil
- The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
Previously at TLT:
We talk about Zombies – a lot.
We reviewed another book by Holly Black – Doll Bones.
Around the Web:
Looking for some new Web 2.0 tools to try? Here’s a great podcast and list from Instructional Tech Talk.
The Week posted some interesting news about LinkedIn – it will soon be open to teens. Get teens thinking about how their current web presence affects their future!
Is your library an advocate for civic participaion?
There is an official trailer for The Book Thief movie!!!!
Librarians do Beastie Boys. Naturally. Via Huffington Post.
Filed under: Friday Finds News Roundup
About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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