David Cole, author of The Math Kids series, and Kate Hawthorne, author of The Boatman, will be at the OLA Super Conference on February 1st to do signings. David Cole's Signing When: Friday, Feb 01 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Location: EXPO – Georgetown Publications Booth #204 Kat Hawthorne's Signing When: Friday, Feb 01 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Location: EXPO – Georgetown Publications Booth #204 Check out the OLA website for more information.
Science is sometimes tricky with readers, especially younger ones who are swayed to pick up a fantasy book, rather than a STEM title. But we want to change all that for girls and boys who are intrigued by space travel, glass beakers, and lab experiments. Encouraging children and young adults to explore the sciences should always be a priority. So for our next book list, we would love to inspire readers to pick up these science-themed books! A Perilous Journey of Danger and Ma
Happy Friday, everyone! I’m writing this from my home office as I lament cold weather and what feels like never-ending snow. Someday, I’ll venture outdoors again, but I’m not sure it’ll be this weekend. At least there’s always reading! This week I’ve gathered an article from Speak author Laurie Halse Anderson, a bookish getaway, an update on the value of Harry Potter books, and a fun book quiz. Happy reading! Talking to Boys about Assault Speak was one of the first books I ev
The Common Deer team is going through some changes this month. First, Catherine Luke is joining us! Catherine will be working in accounting. She is an avid reader with a MA in International Education. She currently teaches college level English for Academic Purposes and Communications in addition to running a bookkeeping business. Welcome to the herd, Catherine! In sadder news, our wonderful founder Ellie Sipila is stepping down from her position as managing editor, designer,
Welcome back to Around the Web! It’s Emily again and this week I’ve got some tips for reading more, some interesting essays, and something cute to end the week with. Hope you enjoy! How to Read More If you’ve resolved to read more in 2019, then you may want to check out this list of tips for reading more from Book Riot. It’ll give you some ideas for upping your reading game. Teaching to Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is taught in high schools all over N
Hello again, readers! In my city, kids went back to school this week and so the holidays have officially ended and life is going back to normal. It’s a little sad for some, but the new year comes with lots of new opportunities including the chance for more reading, of course! Here’s what I found around the web for you this week. Medieval Women Illustrators Women often get erased from history, but new research has shed some light on women’s occupations in medieval Germany and
Hello again readers, and welcome to 2019! I hope you’re year is off to a stellar start. If you’re new here, Around the Web is where I share interesting articles, blogs, and other fun stuff from across the internet. Most of the time, these are book related but general creativity posts make their way on the list every now and then. This week, I’ve got some new year’s themed links, a resource for English majors, and a bit of news. Check it out! Writing Goals Well, 2019 has arriv