December 5, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Verse novels can deftly tell a story of trauma, struggle, or loss, while allowing rays of sunshine in and the music of hope to sing.
November 3, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Reading and I didn’t have a great start. Writing and I have an even more complicated history.
July 14, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
When I go into schools and speak to children, the first thing I ask is, “Who here likes to read?” Everyone puts up their hands. Then I ask, “Who here is lying about liking to read?” There are usually a lot of laughs and a lot of hands up. Once the laughter dies down, I […]
April 25, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I wanted to talk about how librarians (like you) are appreciated by slow learners (like me). That is to say, not always at the moment.
August 3, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
A library offers its own kind of freedom - to roam and discover and try on.
July 28, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Why did I love series books? I think it was partly because I never wanted a story to end completely. So it was only natural for me that when I began to write, I wrote series.
May 11, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
What does it mean for a young aspiring writer to have a life-long lover of books take the care and time to create a reading list specifically for him?
August 31, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
A teen talks about the impact that assigned reading has on reading desire.
December 26, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
And so ends another decade. My teenager is fond of pointing out how MANY of these I have now seen. He also looooves to tell me that now 1990 is 30 years ago, and not, like, ten, which is what it is in my head. Rude. Many of these past few years (what do we […]
October 3, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Jess joins us to talk about how anxiety and depression robbed her of her desire to read and how she found her way back to books.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Mary Ann Cappiello
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
by Travis Jonker
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