“Books that make me laugh” are frequent answers I get when I ask kids what kind of books they like. [Check out the full post on Brightly to find five “kid-approved” funny books!]
It’s that time of year; everyone seems to have their own list of favorite books. Here is the Library Journal’s list. Continue reading Library Journal’s top ten books for 2015
Interesting reads for a hard-to-please age, from the Caffeinated Librarian!
Early Chapter Books with Fierce Female Characters
Go Girls! Introduce your girls to new girlfriends who are smart & brave.
This week (September 27-October 3) is Banned Books Week. It’s the library community’s time each year to celebrate the freedom to read, and to remind you of your right to seek out, express, and share ideas, even those that may be unorthodox or unpopular. We showcase the books – many of them familiar classics or modern favorites – that have been challenged or banned because of the ideas they contain, and we reaffirm our commitment to fighting censorship.
Every week, libraries and schools in America face challenges to books on their shelves. Continue reading Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read: Not Just For One Week a Year