Archive | December, 2010

January cover – sneak peek

23 Dec



SLJ 2010: A year in covers

20 Dec



January 2010: Cover story: The Future of Reading: Don’t worry. It might be better than you think.

February 2010: Cover: Katherine the Great: There couldn’t be a better choice for our new kids’ book ambassador than Katherine Paterson

March 2010: Cover: True Grit: In tracking down the real story of a legendary hero of the Old West, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson also nabbed the Coretta Scott King Award.

April 2010: Cover: How to Save the World: Kids are the Earth’s best hope-and librarians can play a special role

May 2010: Cover: Up, Up, and Away: How a group of researchers is reinventing school libraries

June 2010: Cover: The Real Deal

July 2010: Cover: Born to Be Wild

August 2010: Cover: The Last Battle: With ‘Mockingjay’ on its way, Suzanne Collins weighs in on Katniss and the Capitol

September 2010: Cover: Boy Story: Do you really want guys in your library?

October 2010: Cover: Turning the Page: Forget about those bulky backbreakers, digital textbooks are the future

November 2010: Cover: Summer Reading Programs Boost Student Achievement, Study Says

December 2010: Cover: Best Books 2010



Edublog Awards 2010, library angle

17 Dec

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees in this year’s Edublog Awards. We’d like to acknowledge the library-related winners here, in addition to Richard Byrne, our Cool Tools columnist, whose blog Free Technology for Teachers was tapped in several categories.

As educator Ira Socol and others have advised, we, too, encourage you to read all of the nominated blogs – each one a worthy resource.


Free Technology for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers

Joyce Valenza’s Things I think teacher librarians should unlearn (20 & counting)


Castilleja School Library

Free Technology for Teachers