Postings by Shelley NiTuama

November 29th a delightful time to celebrate two favorite American novelists!

"November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year," said Margaret, standing at the window one dull afternoon, looking out at the frostbitten garden."That's the reason I was born in it," observed Jo pensively, quite unconscious of the blot on her nose."If something very pleasant should happen now, we should think it a delightful month," said Beth, who took a hopeful view of everything, even November. Read More »

Notes from NCTE ~ Reading the Past, Writing the Future!

NCTE Annual ConventionThis week NCTE is celebrating its 100th anniversary conference in the city of its birth - Chicago, "The City of Big Shoulders." See our EDSITEment Lesson on the Carl Sandburg’s 1916 “Chicago” one of the best known poems of 20th century American literature: Carl Sandburg's "Chicago": Bringing a Great City Alive and our Launchpad designed to guideRead More »

Celebrate the Freedom to Read! Banned Books Week: Sep 24th - Oct 1st

Founded in 1982, Banned Books Week is sponsored by the American Library Association among other organizations devoted to the freedom of speech and is endorsed by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.Read More »

Pass It On! Family Stories

The American Library Association is sponsoring a Pass It On: Preservation Week April 24–30, 2011 highlighting what we can do, individually and together, to preserve our personal and shared collections.Read More »
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