Moving from Decoration to Documentation by Jennifer LaGarde


2014 Doodle 4 Google Contest : Deadline is March 20.
This year's theme is "If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place..."
Doodles will be grouped and judged by the following grade groups:
Grades K-3, Grades 4-6, Grades 6-7, Grades 8-9, and Grades 10-12

Read Across America - Monday, March 3
California Reads with quarterly recommendations and free resources including bookmarks, posters, activity guides, and parent tips

Declaration for the Right to Libraries

Largehearted Boy aggregates the best books lists
YA Books and More: Reviews and digital media of current young adult books
More YA resources, including posters and bookmarks
ALA 2014 Youth Media Award Winners

Library of Congress: Jump Back in Time and Places in the News

The US Census Bureau is updating their website. Try out the beta version.

Free Digital Citizenship lessons for grades 4-8 from Cable in the Classroom

Free webinar from SLJ on Feb 26: Using Non-fiction in the Library, the Classroom, and at Home

Do you have a spring open house coming up? Consider...

Jim Trelease's free parent brochures on reading (and free posters, too!)
Themed Booklists (age 9 and under) from Reading Rockets
Use the list of Outstanding Science Trade Books to build a wishlist