Parenthesis by Élodie Durand

Published: 9 February 2021 Genres: Graphic Novel, Memoir Available as: Paperback Summary: Parenthesis focuses on the character of Judith, based on the author's experience. The black-and-white drawings represent her journey as she struggles to piece together her memory and experience with epilepsy with the help of her friends and family. Review I would recommend this... Continue Reading →

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

Published: 12 September 2017 Genres: Young Adult Nonfiction, Biography Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, E-book Book Trailer Interview with Lisa Charleyboy Summary: #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women is an anthology with four themes that centres the voices of 58 female Native American contributors located in North America. These four themes are the ties that bind... Continue Reading →

Digital Materials/Resources and Emerging Technologies: Engage in a Discussion Forum Thread

Topic: In one or two paragraphs, recommend a blog on school libraries/books/libraries/publishing. Be sure to include: the URLname of the blogthe blog's focuswhy you think this blog is relevant for school technicians to follow My Post: One blog that I follow is the 100 Scope Notes: Children's Literature News and Reviews: http://100scopenotes.com/  My favourite series of... Continue Reading →

Diversity: Reflection

The activity I chose to discuss diversity was attending the American Library Association’s Midwinter Conference. I decided to attend two 30-minute presentations with a focus on graphic novels and gaming. The two featured speakers were Max Brooks and Stan Sakai. Max Brooks discussed the inspiration and lessons incorporated into his new novel, Minecraft: The Mountain,... Continue Reading →

Diversity: Attend a Conference

Presentation 1: Presentation 2: For a more detailed profile: https://2021.alamidwinter.org/speaker/stan-sakai References American Library Association. (2021). Stan Sakai: Featured speaker, Graphic Novel and Gaming Stage. https://www.eventscribe.net/2021/ALA-Midwinter/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=802248 American Library Association. (2021). Max Brooks: Featured Speaker, Graphic Novel and Gaming Stage. https://www.eventscribe.net/2021/ALA-Midwinter/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=802247 My Reflection on This Activity

Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston

Published: 19 January 2021 Genres: Children's Literature, Young Adult's Fiction, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Audiobook Educators' Guide Summary: As an audiobook, Amari and the Night Brothers consists of 35 tracks narrated by Imani Parks with a total length of 11 hours and 11 minutes. First book of the Supernatural Investigations series,... Continue Reading →

Young People’s Book Awards: Write a Book Review

Published: 12 September 2017 Genres: Young Adult Nonfiction, Biography Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, E-book Book Trailer Interview with Lisa Charleyboy Summary: #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale is an anthology with four themes that centres the voices of 58 female Native American contributors located in North America.... Continue Reading →

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