LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE
From the Letters About Literature website: "Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to the author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally. Letters are judged on state and national levels. Tens of thousands of students from across the country enter Letters About Literature each year. If you are in grades 4-12, you are eligible to enter the Letters About Literature reading and writing contest." Deadline for entries is January 12, 2018.
Abby the Librarian shares her rain-themed pre-school storytime, complete with singing, a felt activity, and a story with props. Enjoy!
From Teen Services Underground: "If you perform a google image search for Human Foosball, you will get a pretty awesome collection of ideas of how other people made the concept work..."
FOR YOUR RADAR
The Speaker, by Traci Chee. From Kirkus: "Filled with even more magic and intrigue than its predecessor, this is a gripping follow-up that will leave readers speculating and wanting more..." Out November 7!