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Dear Dara: Weeding Award Winners
Dear Dara—Should I keep books in the collection if they have a shiny award sticker even though they might meet the criteria for weeding?  Read More
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Curriculum Connection
Highlighted Resources
Tom Bober, Elementary School
Lesson Plan: Identifying and Evaluating Repeated Visual Patterns in Picture Books: A Micro-Lesson for a Mock Caldecott Club
by Tom Bober
Seth Taylor, Middle & High School
Lesson Plan: Highlighting, Annotating, and Notetaking: Guided Practice
by Seth Taylor
Highlights From the Current Issue of School Library Connection
Healing the Hurt: Creating Trauma-Sensitive School Libraries
by Joy Alter Hubel
Notes from the Editors
Carl A. Harvey II, Organization & Management
A Place for Students
Leslie B. Preddy, Instructional Leadership
Being a Better Educator
Rebecca J. Morris, Perspectives & Partners
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I Survived The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
With the same exciting plot as the chapter book, Lauren Tarshis's I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 is now redone as a full-color graphic novel.…This graphic novel adaptation keeps the plot fast-paced and exciting as it combines swift action with historical facts. Read More
This oversized hybrid, which is both graphic novel and picture book, portrays the dual stories of Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay of Tibet (Nepal), the first two people to stand atop the highest point on earth. Tenzing Norgay, the proverbial success story, is stunningly portrayed. Read More
Note from the Editor
It wasn't until I was a classroom teacher that I realized that not everyone loved historical fiction as much as I did. That has set me on a lifelong quest to help students (and adults) see how fascinating and fun books set in the past can be—reading about inspiring characters, learning new and intriguing details, and delving into universal themes about identity and courage. Read More
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Must-Have Book
Social Justice and Cultural Competency: Essential Readings for School Librarians
by Marcia A. Mardis and Dianne Oberg, Editors