Friday Finds – January 16, 2015
Sunday Reflections: You can’t go home again?
Breaking Tradition: BRUTAL YOUTH author Anthony Breznican on the fight against hazing
Middle Grade Monday – On the Radar
Take 5: 5 Thoughts I Had While Reading BRUTAL YOUTH by Anthony Breznican, reflections of a teen librarian
In the most recent issue of SLJ
Serving Full T.I.L.T. (Teens in Libraries Today): By the numbers, making the case for teen services with demographics
Around the Web
100 Things Kids Will Miss Without a School Librarian (poster)
Here is a great blog post about planning and executing a school community read.
“Teens’ use of social media is significantly shaped by race and class, geography and cultural background.”
Having an Oscar party with your teens? You might want to read them this explanation of how the nominations ended up so skewed.
Once more, with feeling! Stop telling kids what to read.
Add your library’s 3D printer to the map!
Filed under: Friday Finds News Roundup
About Robin Willis
After working in middle school libraries for over 20 years, Robin Willis now works in a public library system in Maryland.
SLJ Blog Network
One Star Review, Guess Who? (#184)
Review of the Day – Trees: Haiku from Roots to Leaves by Sally M. Walker, ill. Angela McKay
Review: Nat the Cat Takes a Nap
Here Be Monsters: On Horror, Catharsis, and Uneasy Truces with Yourself, a guest post by author Rebecca Mahoney
The Classroom Bookshelf is Moving