book review: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

title: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe author: Benjamin Alire Saenz date: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers; Feb, 2012 main character: Angel Aristotle Mendoza RL: 3.9 Aristotle and Dante Discover the secrets of the universe is a philosophical tale of two boys coming of age. Ari and Dante meet one… Read More book review: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

Latino Youth Mentoring Grant

Latino youth. The federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is offering grants through the Latino Youth Mentoring Program. Funding is available to local school districts working with youth organizations and faith-based youth ministries to provide mentoring services to Latino students. Grant range: $500,000 over three years. Deadline: June 20, 2008.

Winners All

A couple of days ago, I posted about a couple of recent awards given by the ALA. We’re at that time of the year where movie awards, book awards, acting awards and other accolades are being made. (I’m sure the educator and librarian awards will receive just as much notoriety and compensation.) These awards provide… Read More Winners All