Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

  Tuesday, January 27th was Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Day, and so we focus on diversity today. Sharon Draper, author of many […]

Jan 29, 2015     No Comments
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Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Charles Dodgson was born on January 27th, 1832.  “Lewis Carroll” (his literary alter-ego) was born on March 1, 1856, and is still […]

Jan 26, 2015     No Comments
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Hibernating with a good book!

Hibernating with a good book!

Winter is here and it’s a great time to read books about bears and hibernation! Which ones should you check out? […]

Jan 22, 2015     No Comments
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Celebrate all writing!

Celebrate all writing!

I loved the message my grandson left on our fridge over the holidays.  He’s a beginning reader and doing quite well at […]

Jan 19, 2015     No Comments
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Diversity in Children’s Lit @ NPL

Diversity in Children’s Lit @ NPL

  In March of 2014, when Walter Dean Myers posed the question in the NY Times, “Where are the people of […]

Jan 15, 2015     No Comments
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How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

Liz Atack, our program manager, wrote an article about how puppets power literacy at the Nashville Public Library for  School Library […]

Jan 12, 2015     No Comments
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Our Favorite Read Alouds

Our Favorite Read Alouds

Want to find a great read-aloud?  Ask a children’s librarian! Check out Nashville Public Library’s Children’s Services staff recommendations for […]

Jan 8, 2015     No Comments
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Put on Your Slippers and Slow Down

Put on Your Slippers and Slow Down

At the end of a busy day, you might find yourself looking for the shortest possible story to read to […]

Jan 5, 2015     No Comments
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!        

Jan 1, 2015     No Comments
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Apps for Kids?

Apps for Kids?

A question a lot of parents face today is, “Should my child be using apps?” There seem to be hundreds […]

Dec 29, 2014     No Comments
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