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Good News and Going On Break

I got a JOB! I am a Youth Services Librarian! But… That means that I will be taking a break from blogging until May 2014. Currently, I am working full time, going to school, and working on my school library … Continue reading

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Confessions from a Bibliophile will be Featured in the Paperback of Scarlet

That’s right! I am lucky enough to be one of the bloggers featured in the paperback version of Scarlet by Marissa Meyer! I reviewed both Cinder and Scarlet and will be reviewing Cress once I can get my hands on a copy of one. This is … Continue reading

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Folklore Collections – Book of British Fairy Tales & Tales From the Rain Forest

Garner, Alan. Alan Garner’s Book of British Fairy Tales. Delacorte, 1984. 160 pages. Grades 4th – 8th. (British Isles Folktales inc. Welsh) Complied by renowned children’s fantasy author, Alan Garner, Alan Garner’s Book of British Fairy Tales is composed of … Continue reading

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Where the Stars Still Shine — Trish Doller

Bloomsbury, 2013 Callie was stolen from her large Greek-American family by her mother when she was a little girl. She and her mom have been on the run for the last 10 years and she has no idea what a … Continue reading

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Meeting Gene Luen Yang: Author of American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints

I got to meet Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints (just to name a some of his works) at the local bookstore in Austin, BookPeople. I had to read American Born Chinese for my Young Adult Materials class. It was brilliant. … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Crime

I was asked to create a young adult readers advisory poster for Cedar Park Public Library. This is what I came up with. At first I wanted to do modern fairy tales, but I found that I hadn’t actually read … Continue reading

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That’s How It Works

I’ve been volunteering on the Children’s Reference Desk at Cedar Park Library this past week as their Summer Reading Program (Dig into Reading) starts. If I needed any confirmation that I love what I’m going to school to do, this … Continue reading

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