Wednesday Blurb: Living a Bookworm’s Life

I feel like I’ve been hiding under a rock, but I can’t tell you how good it feels to get a BUNCH of book reviews done … I think I’ve done a dozen in the last two days. Why? I have this crazy notion that I should get most (since it won’t be all) of my 2009 BookExpo America haul at least read before I head back to New York later this month! But guess what I discovered when I logged in … I have 1,199 comments … and you could be number 1,200! Wow! This is turning out to be a great Wednesday! In other news … Today at Booklights, Gina has a Show and Tale post that is … Read more

Roundup of Resources for Literacy and Reading – May 2010

Happy May, y’all! In listening to the radio last week, I learned that Tuesday after 11 AM is one of the best times to send out email and other correspondence if you want to increase your chances that people read it. So here I am, Tuesday, after 11. As many of you know, I think reading diversely is important to ourselves and our communities. So I was REALLY tickled to find AA Kids Book Talks, which offers reviews of African American children’s books. AA Kids is the brainchild of Karen Lemmons, an elementary school librarian in Detroit. When she introduced herself in the Kidlitosphere Yahoo group, I ran over to check out her blog … and so should you. The … Read more