The Styling Librarian

In my opinion, books are the best accessory.

Styling Librarian: Partner Reading Treasures

Partner reading treasures: What a wonderful experience it is when your child is able to partner read with you. *And then read TO you! I adore reading with my son … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Styling Librarian: Early Readers Friendship Treasures

Here are my favorite “friends” easy-reader/early chapter book titles, perfect for those children who are thoughtful, reflective and enjoy fun friendship books and also especially helpful for children who might … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Styling Librarian: Celebrate Peace through books!

One poem I grew up with and memorized for the value and important message is a poem my dad wrote: Molehills Molehills are mountains,   If you want them to … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Styling Librarian: Pete the Cat in all his glory!

How many of you have shared Pete the Cat’s philosophy?   I appreciate Eric Litwin and James Dean, authors of the Pete the Cat books: http://www.ericlitwin.com/, for (in my opinion) … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Styling Librarian: The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate The other day I posted that I was excited to read The One and Only Ivan, I was unprepared for this brilliant … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Style and Book Treasures

Here’s a quick style share:  I had a wonderful time tonight meeting with style consultant Holley Shepard from Put Together: http://www.puttogether.net We went through my clothes and I had many … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

“The Borrowers” Book and Movie Connections

Thought I’d post about one of my favorite series today: The Borrowers by Mary Norton. The wonderful adventures and family storyline in the book along with the innovations characters create … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Extending resources

My passion professionally is to share resources with others. My first few years of teaching were a matter of scrambling, creating, and trying to reach all learning objectives as an … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Caldecott Pick: Grandpa Green

I’m excited!  Anticipation for Caldecott award announcements is increasing!  Here’s my prediction for one Caldecott winner for 2012: Grandpa Green by Lane Smith!  I read and was wowed all the way … Continue reading

January 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Concerns with marketing to children

It is coming, but will I buy it? I’ve been reflecting on the impact of marketing to children through the years. It used to be through only the educator’s perspective … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Styling, how?

And you claim to be styling, how?  Many readers might see my blog name and feel a bit puzzled when they don’t see any clothing references in regards to librarians, … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Graphic Novel Adoration

Bake Sale by Sara Varon I treasured every minute that I read Robot Dreams by Sara Varon.  http://saravaron.com/ I didn’t realize that a wordless graphic novel could make me cry, I … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

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