|Ashland library yarn-bomb on the Libraries for All website|
Monday, April 21, 2014
My explorations of Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) records for eBooks led me to Project Gutenberg, which bills itself as “the first producer of free ebooks.” Its online selections include several categories in its Children’s Bookshelf, many of which are sure to be of value in elementary and middle-school collections.
As a follow-up to the eReader training I observed on April 16, my local internship coordinator, Karen Angiolet, has me researching Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) records for eBooks. During the training, three Kindle Fire HD seven-inch tablets were added to the online catalogs of participating Medford schools.
Friday, April 18, 2014
The second shipment in a recent book order arrived this week in Bellview Elementary School library. My thanks to Kiwanis Club of Ashland, Oregon, which supported these library purchases. Among the new arrivals are recent recipients of American Library Association youth media awards, including Caldecott, Newbery, Pura Belpré and the Schneider Family Book Award.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
During a training at the Medford School District Instructional Media Center, Elementary Media Specialist Karen Angiolet walked several media technicians through setting up Kindle devices for use in their respective libraries.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
In Jason, author Nora Raleigh Baskin has given this reader a character with whom she found plenty to relate.
Anything But Typical was a recipient in 2010 of the Schneider Family Book Award, ages 11 to 13 division, which honors “artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.”
Anything But Typical and Erin Frankel’s Weird! trilogy are the newest additions to my list of recommended books for people on the autism spectrum. I curated this list to highlight books that I believe to be of value to an autistic readership.
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