Chris VanAllsburg author interview

Many of you remember the anticipation you felt as a parent or teacher or librarian read aloud to you–especially if they were reading one of Chris VanAllsburg’s books, The Polar Express. There is a very nice interview with the illustrator of The Chronicles of Harris Burdick at CNN. A little more about the book: A […]

Fun with books

I found and borrowed an idea from The Unquiet Librarian, Buffy J. Hamilton about a month ago. In her Media 21 course, she was having students do a non-fiction “book tasting” to find materials for their research. I adapted the idea to engage students in finding independent reading books to meet their English teachers requirement […]