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Non-U.S. Children’s Literature Reviews

We got this great question last week from a children’s literature class with a focus on diversity. The question was, “Where can I read some reviews of children’s literature that are not based in the United States?” Of course we

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Reference Questions: Looking for IMPs With a Kid’s Book

Q: I’m looking for past IMPs that contain a children’s book. How would I find them? A: Past IMPs, or theses, can be very useful for many reasons. In this instance, go to the advanced catalog screen, make sure you

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You Choose Books

Lisa’s been buying again! And, this time it’s a series You Choose Books. There are 35 of them, and once word gets out they’ll be flying off the shelves. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this type of

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Writing a Children’s Book

A request we’ve been getting recently at the reference desk is “Can you show me some picture books students have done as part of a thesis?” OK, this is how to do it! Select subject alphabetical from the left-hand catalog

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This is our new meditation, prayer, nursing space. ​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day!