I know I’ve waited too long to write a blog post when all the tabs with sites I was saving to reference are closed. I took spring break this year, a chance to catch up on a few things as the season is suppose to be changing to the warmer, longer days of spring. The… Read More SundayMorningReads
What better day for book trailers than a Saturday? In a fairly recent blog post, Meg Medina describes what inspired her latest book, Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass. Medina is the author of Aunt Tisa wants a car; The girl who could silence the wind; and Milagros, and Girl from away. A common… Read More Saturday Trailer: Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
Eighth International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum May 10-13, 2013 AILA will be hosting the Eighth International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum on May 10-13, 2013 in Bellingham, WA. More details can be found at http://ailanet.org/activities/iilf-2013/.
11 March 2011 the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Japan. The country is still rebuilding from the natural and nuclear disaster that resulted from the quake. Books are beginning to appear to help students understand this tragedy. The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, resulted in a massive tsunami that caused the… Read More Two Years Later: Japan 11 March
What better day for book trailers than a Saturday? Prophecy by Ellen Oh was released in January, 2013. synopsis: Kira’s the only female in the king’s army, and the prince’s bodyguard. She’s a demon slayer and an outcast, hated by nearly everyone in her home city of Hansong. And, she’s their only hope… Murdered kings… Read More Saturday Trailer: Prophecy