Dementia is an issue many kids and young adults will deal with, through family members, neighbors, and friends. Recently, a library listserve from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) had members who shared suggestions for books they could recommend to their patrons.
Many suggestions were offered. And as this seemed to be a very popular discussion, we wanted to share some of these books with our members who may also need these in your collections! Read on, for a bunch of book suggestions: Continue reading Recommended kid’s books on dementia→
As we near the end of 2016, there are plenty “Best Books of the Year” lists out there, which are great! But if you’ve exhausted your new literature, and are looking to add some variety (specifically, in the area of Children’s Literature), check out School Library Journal’s selection of the most significant children’s literature of the 20th century! It could be a great opportunity to find a gift, or just revisit some old favorites.
Planning a trip this summer? If you like books, this article will share with you several unique literary spots not to be missed, including libraries, bookstores, and architecture!
These 12 spots were found on Google Maps so you can get both the address and an idea of the neighborhood they are in, to ensure you can locate them easily should you ever be in the area.
Check out the book benches in Istanbul, which are spread throughout the city and include the works of 18 famous Turkish writers. Or, shop for books in a castle! Hay Castle in the U.K. features an open-air bookshop.
Have you traveled somewhere with a literary influence? We want to hear about it! Let us know in the comments below.
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While perusing book-related sites, do you ever come across an acronym you just cannot understand?
Luckily, this article can easily be bookmarked and saved for future reference, so when you come across a book categorized as “GN YA PNR” you can figure out that it’s a Graphic Novel for Young Adults in the genre of ParaNormal Romance.
The article breaks the acronyms into sections for easy use, including: general reading, genre and demographics, organizations and event related, formats, and fun stuff.
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