The National Book Foundation.
Celebrate National Book Month!
Join AkASL in collecting images, media, lessons and stories about books and reading for National Book Month!
Submissions will be featured on the AkASL website, and may be entered in our banner contest!
Share your great ideas and help create a tribute to books!
Jeff Kinney spoke to a full house of librarians and kids. He talked about wanting to be a cartoonist and how that morphed into become a writer. He was delightful.
ALA | ALA Press Releases.
As part of the countdown to the 15th National Conference and Exhibition Oct. 27-30 in Minneapolis, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will host a 10-week book discussion group on the One Book, One Conference read, “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains” by Nicholas Carr. Led by AASL President-Elect Carl Harvey, the discussion, which begins Aug. 10, will cover one chapter each week and take place on the conference’s Ning at aasl11.ning.com. It will culminate in an opportunity for attendees to share their thoughts with Nicholas Carr as he joins the One Book, One Conference event onsite in Minneapolis on Friday, October 28, 2011.
Reviews by NY Times, Wired, and NPR.
Sync | Information.
Do you have a summer reading web page for your students? How about a group of teens looking for summer reads?
Check out this great program for teens to download free audio books for the summer. There are two new titles each week. The site is complete with promo info and materials too!
Visit Audiobook Community