From the ALSC blog: "Access to technology is crucial to a child’s success in today’s digital world. But what about families who do not have access or families who cannot afford to purchase the latest smartphone, tablet, or tech toy?"
RESOURCE TO KNOW
From Youth Services Shout-Out: "Series fiction is forever growing and expanding. Trying to think of a certain title? Unsure what order the books follow? Or perhaps there are oodles of mini series within a much larger title and it's impossible to remember them all? (I'm looking at you, Rainbow Magic.) Here's a bookmark-worthy link to add to your browser!"
From Jbrary: "Feared by many new storytime leaders, puppets are actually an easy way to connect with kids and provide a visually stimulating storytime. This post will cover how to use puppets in different ways without having to become a voice actor..."
FOR YOUR RADAR
Teen Librarian Toolbox rounds up some field-tested middle grade graphic novels. Check it out!