Children’s Librarians Tag

Tending The Creative Spark

Welcome to Creative Conversations. Lean in close and eavesdrop on our latest chat about the creative process. Add your comments, too. We’d love to hear from you. One of my favorite children’s authors, Rosanne Parry is here to Dreamwalk with us. Let’s walk and talk together. Janet: Hey, Rosanne. It’s great to have you back… Read more

Measuring Up

Dreamwalkers, welcome Lily LaMotte, author of MEASURING UP! Illustrated by Ann Xu. Lily’s outstanding graphic novel for children hits the stands October 27th. I was lucky to snag her on launch week for a creative conversation! photo by Lucien LaMotte 10/27/ 2020 HarperAlley/HarperCollins ABOUT THE BOOK “A beautiful story about food, family, and finding your… Read more

The Starkeeper

Dreamwalkers, today we look to a fallen star and seek light in the darkness with the help of author/illustrator Faith Pray Faith’s a friend and fellow Dreamwalker. She’s stopping by to share the story behind her beautiful new picture book, The Starkeeper. This heart-changing story of hope is deeply healing. Please share it with your… Read more

Courageous Persistence

Dear Dreamwalkers, my good friend and fellow author Laurie Ann Thompson joins us today for a new Creative Conversation. Laurie’s beautiful award-winning children’s books offer future change-makers hope and inspiration, providing paths to a better world. Laurie was kind enough to introduce me to the amazing Ammi-Joan Paquette her agent, and now mine. Thanks, Laurie!… Read more

TEACHER-LIBRARIAN ROARS!

Welcome to Library Lions interviews Raising a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Please Roar today’s guest, Arika Dickens! Hi! I’m Arika Dickens – or Ms. Arika, as my students call me. For the last 11 years, I’ve been an elementary teacher-librarian at Medina… Read more

POETRY FRIDAY SERIES ROARS ON!

Library Lions Roar for the newest addition to The Poetry Friday Anthology series. Please join us in wishing a happy “book birthday” to The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations with an interview of Janet Wong and Sylvia Vardell, creators of this popular series (used in over 1000 school districts as the primary method of poetry… Read more

CURIOUS CITY ROARS!

Kirsten Cappy creator of Curious City:Where Kids and Books Meet is here to ROAR today! Deliverers of our Country May I borrow a book title from the indomitable E. Nesbit? I see librarians as the “deliverers of our country.” From librarians’ title curiosity and patron service generosity, books are opened, experienced, and deeply engaged with…. Read more