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  • 03.27.2015

    Celebrate Spring: Teen Booktalks Webcast Shortlist

    Yesterday Leslie and I did our second webcast for the new selections of 2015. In 30 minutes, we managed to booktalk 30 books for teens. Below is the shortlist of our selections and their corresponding categories. A few choices, such as The Bunker Diaries (YM), lend themselves to be suitable solely for upper grades. Many of the books, however, can be used at both middle and high school grades.

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  • 03.17.2015

    STEM Voice Video Competition

    Looking for a way to combine technology and STEM? Do you have teens who are creative? They could win a prize that will be housed at the Coalition of State Bioscience Institute, as well as a cash award.

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  • 03.16.2015

    Save the Date: JLG's Spring Warehouse Sale April 17 & 18

    All books just $5 each; Hundreds of titles available, including ALA Youth Media Award Winners; Most books are hardcover with either library or reinforced trade binding; All are JLG selections

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  • 03.13.2015

    Book Buzz Take 2: More Tips for Today's Booktalker

    Booktalks. We do them every day. From the kids who come in the library to the person next in line, we "talk up" books, almost without thinking. With a little planning, those talks can be polished into a program that gets your books flying off the shelves. A good hook, though, is worth it's weight in gold.

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