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Things I Found This Week

Things I Found This Week, November 22, 2016 Wishing you all a relaxing and restful Thanksgiving break with friends and family! If you’re hunting (bargains or deer) stay safe out there. 🙂 Here are the articles and sites I’m sharing this week: A Bid to Show Which Colleges Are Worth the Money Reveals Some Surprises […]

Christmas tree constructed out of books.

Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Books

This is a special gift-giving and “what you missed” edition of recommended books from a variety of sources. I’ll spare you the list of sources and you can just browse. Some lists are specialized, some broad, and others are subdivided by genre, interest, etc. Happy Holidays from the library to you and yours! https://www.clipular.com/users/6397363814924288/collections/best-books-2015

Brad Meltzer of History Channel’s Decoded on the importance of supporting school libraries

The Unsung Heroes in our Schools I write about heroes. I spent ten years writing the books Heroes for My Daughter and Heroes for My Son, to give my children examples of inspiring people whose virtues, talents and wisdom made them such great role models. There were some famous heroes in those books, ranging from […]