YALSA is collecting volunteer forms through Oct. 1st for book and media selection committees that begin work on Feb. 1, 2014. If you have experience evaluating and selecting young adult literature and would be interested in lending your time and talents to YALSA, please fill out the online form: http://www.ala.org/CFApps/Committee/volunteerform/volunteerform2.cfm?group1=YALSA. To learn more about what… Read More Last Call!!
The following are a few good ways to get involved in the dynamic world of YA. ALAN, the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE, is seeking applicants for the position of editor of their journal, The ALAN Review. To apply, interested persons should submit the following: a letter of application detailing qualifications for the… Read More UpComing
Honoring author Virginia Hamilton, this 30th conference reflects a commitment to promoting cultural awareness and affirming cultural pride while addressing the array of issues which surround the concept of culture. The conference is held each April at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaHamiltonConference Twitter: @KentStateSLIS
This post would have been up hours ago if I hadn’t been having Internet issues. Service just shouldn’t be so intermittent in one’s own home. I’m just sayin’ This may have been my last visit to the garden. I was surprised with a head of cabbage that I missed in previous visits and green peppers… Read More Sunday Morning Reads
It’s really hard to believe it was 97 degrees last week when we’re having 30 degree nights this week. The garden is definitely winding down. I’m hoping for a red tomato or two but probably will get the last few green tomatoes, some rutabagas and whatever other surprises are left. One draw back to having… Read More Wednesday’s Harvest