• This One Summer: Groundbreaking Caldecott Honoree

    This One Summer: Groundbreaking Caldecott Honoree0

    • February 5, 2015

    The 2015 Newbery, Printz, Correta Scott King, and Caldecott winners were announced on Monday, and hooray for all of the winners. Let’s fast forward to the really interesting part: this year’s Caldecott honor recipients.

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  • 741.5: How To Sound Professional When Talking About Cerebro

    741.5: How To Sound Professional When Talking About Cerebro0

    The problem with working in a field that relies heavily on bureaucratic procedure is that sometimes you propose something, and then so much time passes that you forget about it. Then, suddenly, you get three emails one day saying that the talk on the importance of comic book collections and geek-centric programming in libraries you

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  • Who ya gonna call? Ladies. GhostBusters 3 is Officially A THING.

    Who ya gonna call? Ladies. GhostBusters 3 is Officially A THING.5

    • October 10, 2014

    As of yesterday, and Paul Feig’s tweet,  Ghostbusters 3 is actually happening. When rumors flew early in September that Bill Murray had given his blessing for the idea of an all female Ghostbusters cast, it was easy to shrug it off — the same way Wonder Woman fans have gotten used to doing with the

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  • September All Age Comics/Books

    September All Age Comics/Books0

    • August 29, 2014

    Cast Away on the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure Fred (A) & (W) TOON-Books Release Date 9/9 Philemon Adventures were originally a french fantasy comic strip that appeared regularly in the magazine Pilote. Never before translated into English, this is the first introduction of the comic to English speaking audiences. The original strips were serialized

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  • Tip Your Hats to Picture This: Woman Authored Picture Books

    Tip Your Hats to Picture This: Woman Authored Picture Books0

    • August 7, 2014

    Throwing Popcorn, our reviews of all ages movies and tv shows, has been “popping” all over the place. It could not be contained to a once-a-month format and is now a regular feature. Its replacement is Picture This — an in depth look at the work of woman authors and/or illustrators of children’s picture books. Prepare

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  • Nostalgia Nexus

    Nostalgia Nexus0

    • August 6, 2014

    A Light in the Attic/Where the Sidewalk Ends Shel Silverstein (A & W) HarperCollins My elementary school really pounded Shel Silverstein’s poems into us. I have vivid memories of teachers reading bits from A Light in the Attic and Where the Sidewalk Ends to us (along with The Giving Tree, one of the saddest stories

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