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Fundraiser with Authors for Japan


From Keris Stainton’s blog, there’s an opportunity to link with authors and readers to help those in Japan. Keris writes: We’ll be putting posts up throughout the day so you can get an idea of the amazing items available before bidding opens. The auction will open at 8am GMT tomorrow (Tuesday 15th March) and close […]

Enslow offers free color Nook

For every $1500 of books purchased directly from Enslow Publishers, they will donate one Nook Color™ to your library or school. The value of the order is determined after their standard 25% school and library discount is applied to library bound books, and before shipping and processing charges. Paperbacks are not eligible for discounts, but count toward […]



I love that word! Especially when it’s out of the mouth of a boy who has never checked out a book before. He saw a stack of books from my Follett order that I was busy checking in and the word fell out of his mouth before he remembered where he was. Then he asked […]

Are you a member of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center CCBC-Net

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center CCBC-Net Topics for March have been posted and I’m sending them along below. In case you are not yet a member, you may want to join and participate in the conversation. (Or maybe just eavesdrop). First Half of Month: Girl Stories: Female Characters in Books for Children and Teens. Back […]