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September 6 2009 Library Sciences Newsletter

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Checking Out Eve Bunting
Meet Eve Bunting, a childrenĀ“s author not afraid to write about controversial topics.


The Justice Game by Randy Singer - A Review
As trial lawyers Kelly and Jason battle each other, they discover that the real fight is with unseen forces intent on controlling their trial.p>*********

Pumpkin Dictionaries
Work on dictionary skills with this great fall activity.


Children's Resources for Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah means "first of the year" and is often referred to as the Jewish New Year's Day. Here is more information about Rosh Hashanah and a great website to share with young patrons.


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Reading by the Numbers
When Susan Straight's went to back to school night and "the teacher announced during the class presentation that she refused to use the [Accelerated Reader] program, I almost ran up and hugged her." A great New York Times essay of why AR is not good for reading.


Library Forum

Join the poll and discussion on whether or not animals should be allowed in libraries. Library Forum


Steve & PaulaWhen I attended the YALSA Happy Hour at ALA 2009 I had the pleasure of meeting Steve Rosengard of Project Runway. PR is one of my weekly pleasures. In the spirit of Tim Gunn, let's make our libraries work for everyone.

Paula Laurita
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