Friday Finds – May 16, 2014
This Week at TLT
- Hungry by H. A. Swain
- Grasshopper Jungle VS 100 Sideways Miles
- Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
- Science and Lit resources for the Collaborative Summer Library Program
- 5 Books Coming Soon That YOU MUST READ
Graphic Design for Non Graphic Designers, what I’ve learned in 20 years as a librarian
We have a special guest post from Lisa Burstein – Moving from Bystander Apathy to Empowerment
Around the Web
Common Sense Media published some of their research on Children, Teens, and Reading. And then several articles were written based on the research, but read what Liz Burns has to say about it first – she’s smart.
Rush Limbaugh won the CBC Children’s Author of the year award. Here’s a review of the book he wrote. Here is a rundown of how he managed to qualify for the award. And here is a tweet that sums up what we are all thinking.
A clear and thoughtful examination of the long-term failure of Brown VS The Board of education in the desegregation of our public school systems, from Education Opportunity Network.
Climate change denying politicians are the result of their own ‘penny wise, pound foolish’ budget measures – or, what happens when you fires your researchers.
Finally, sometimes we all need a laugh.
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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