Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Deal With Tweenage Attitude
Sick of "whatever" with a side of eye-rolling? Here's how to tame the sass and sarcasm preteens are famous for.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
To mark the release of Peter and the Secret of Rundoon (Disney Editions, Oct.), the final volume in Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s saga about Peter before he was Pan, the authors kicked off a national tour, beginning with an appearance this week in Barry’s hometown: Miami, Florida.
Sunday, October 21, 2007
These little boxes are just so much fun to make! They also make a neat alternative to a card – you can even put in a tiny letter or a small pressie which reflects the theme of your shrine…Looks fun, with lots of room for creativity.
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Another Article about Gaming and Libraries, Same Old Story
What responses have you encountered, from patrons or staff, about gaming in our libraries?
Monday, October 15, 2007
Hopefully our new teen site will aspire to such heights!
What do you like about Spine Breakers?
Friday, October 12, 2007
- Sherman Alexie for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Little, Brown)
- Kathleen Duey for Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
- M. Sindy Felin for Touching Snow (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
- Brian Selznick for The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Scholastic)
- Sara Zarr for Story of a Girl (Little, Brown)
Thursday, October 11, 2007
National Geographic recently had a feature on hip-hop culture around the world. Check it out at:
Be sure to check out the Photo Gallery, Learn More, and Multimedia links. Great stuff!
thanks to Jim McCluskey for sharing this!
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Monday, October 1, 2007
A day in the (digital) life of a South Korean boy.
This is interesting, as it shows some technology trends we are just starting to see, and ways they may very well develop. Can any of your teens send text messages without looking? Can you imagine if Internet cafes offered free rides to teens?