November Teen & Tweens

1 Nov Banned Book Club by Hyun Sook Kim and Ryan Estrada, illus. by Hyung-Ju Ko. Iron Circus Comics. GRAPHIC NOVEL Recounts this North Korea-born author’s experiences bucking the totalitarian government in an illegal reading group in the 1980s. 1 Nov The Last to Die by Kelly Garrett. Sourcebooks Fire. When Hannah and her friends break into… Read More November Teen & Tweens

book reviews: Two October Middle Grade Releases

title: The Dragon Thief author: Zetta Elliott illustrator: Geneva B. date: Random House; October 2019 main characters: Jaxon; Kavita Patel In her typical fashion, Zetta Elliott uses Dragon Thief as a tool for building and uplifting communities. In this sequel to Dragons In A Bag, Kavita (Indian American) and Jaxon (African American) work in a… Read More book reviews: Two October Middle Grade Releases

Call for Proposals: 11th National Conference of African American Librarians

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association and the NCAAL XI Programming Committee extends an invitation to all library professionals and vendors to join us in presenting educational and thought-provoking programs and workshops at the 11th National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, from Wednesday, August 5 – Sunday, August 9, 2020. http://ncaal.org/  Submissions are… Read More Call for Proposals: 11th National Conference of African American Librarians