In episode 88 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
Kickstart Your School Library Year
Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year Megan Daley shares her school library tips: get your school library off to a great start in 2023. Plus, Allison has tips for authors looking to do more speaking this year.
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Books we mention
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Bookmail and TBR pile
‘City of Light’ by Julia Lawrinson. Illustrated by Heather Potter and Mark Jackson
‘You’ve got This’ by Jess Sanders. Illustrated by Irina Avgustinovich
‘Blueback’ (movie tie in edition) by Tim Winton
‘Easy Peasy’ by Ky Garvey and Amy Calautti
‘Pocket Treasure’ by Wenda Shurety and Juliana Oakley
Review of the new ‘Blueback’ movie here.
School library tips: kickstart your library year
Collection development – refer to episode 72.
In episode 66, ‘Secrets of a School Librarian’ Megan talks more about what it means to be a teacher librarian.
Article from the The National Council of Teachers of English, ‘Position Statement of the Role of Nonfiction Literature’.
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