Friday Finds – May 15, 2015
Sarah Dessen, on SAINT ANYTHING and more
Middle Grade Monday: Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon
I Was a Sixteen Year-Old Jesus Freak (Just Not In the Way You Think) by Terra Elan McVoy for #FSYALit
Book Review: Finding Paris by Joy Preble
The New Makerspace: Unboxing and the Learning Curve
Let’s Talk Teens, Food and Programming
Take 5: YA Lit with Food Allergies
#SVYALIT: Sexual Exploitation, 2 YA Titles That Explore Child Pornography and the Life of Teens
#WeNeedDiverseBooks Panel at Irving Public Library 5/13/15
Around the Web
School libraries have a positive impact on test scores.
Amazon is offering a free summer math program.
A good look at the ‘smart phone dependent’ population.
From Angie Manfredi – Making your library a safe space for queer teens. (See also: Amanda MacGregor here and here)
Fun Lego hacks and Lego decoration ideas for your maker space.
An interesting (and non-reactionary) look at sex in YA lit.
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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
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