Sky Hawkins is a teenage girl whose mom has just disappeared, her long-time boyfriend just broke up with her in a very public manner, and her family has been disgraced. Sky, her three brothers, and her father are still in shock from these events. They are trying to move on and accept their new life minus their mom, position in the were-dragons society, and half their fortune is gone. Nothing is the same as it was before. She is desperate to literally and figuratively put her family back together. Since money, specifically, gold is so very important to were-dragons, Sky plans her first heist
So this week a co-worker of mine asked me if a librarian REALLY needs more than a 45 minute planning period like most teachers get.
This is an assignment I did for INFO 5405 Collection Development. We had to evaluate two journals.
Here are the Picture Book annotations:
For an assignment, we had to look at the artwork of various historical and contemporary illustrators of children's books. Dr. Bushman gave us the list of artists. I Googled each one and tried to select one or sometimes two images to represent their style.
For my INFO 5420 Literature for Youth Class, we have to read approximately 2 books per week. I have an excuse to read as homework!!
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I'm trying something this year with my blog. I am going to do a monthly reading challenge, where I challenge people to read in a certain area in hopes of helping them explore new books.
This is my current read. I'm about halfway through with it. The author, Nnedi Okorafor, is a Professor at a university with a doctorate in English. She writes amazing stories. I believe this story won the Hugo Award and a few others. I read her novella Binti, earlier this year and loved it. This story … Continue reading Akata Witch
I've been a member of Net Galley for about a year now. I read a couple of books and was not overly impressed. This one grabbed my attention though. The cover is beautiful. It is about a family of dragons. Apparently, in this world, they live in human form. Being dragons though, gold is precious … Continue reading ARC Book!