Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . e. lockhart

Born in NYC, but growing up in Cambridge, Maine, and then Seattle, Washington, e. lockhart is the only child raised by her loving playwright dad and preschool teacher mom.  Our current author has long had reason to see storytelling as... (Continue reading)

YA Strike Zone October 2017

“Members” Now: Citizens Later? Anthony Bernier America does not appear in the mood to broaden its notion of “citizenship” for the next while. This fight doesn’t end here, of course, but the current environment is a minefield of political kryptonite... (Continue reading)

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Insight into the Young Adult Market – An Interview with RoseMary (Honnold) Ludt

Thank you to Sharon O. Blumberg for interviewing me for the September 2017 issue of Children’s Book Insider. Click on the image below to download a pdf copy of the article. Interview... (Continue reading)

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Electronic Eye August 2017

Diving Deep:  Accessing Information Using the Statista Portal  Kathleen Meulen I don’t think that I have to explain at length about the place we are at in terms of our society’s value for truth and credibility.  It is alarming.  I... (Continue reading)

Teen Pop Culture Quiz Update #52 August 2017

Erin Helmrich BEATS 1. Match the performer on the left with their hit on the right: a. Kendrick Lamar                                          ... (Continue reading)

Tag Team Tech: Wrestling with Teens and Technology August 2017

High Tech Programming on a Low Tech Budget Janice Scurio This scenario may be your reality: you want to provide engaging technology-based programming, but the library’s budget is facing yet another round of cuts. An unfortunate pitfall of tech programming... (Continue reading)

Student VOYA Advisory Board Member Program

VOYA Magazine announces a new program for LIS students. Each year, two students will be selected to serve as student members of the VOYA Advisory Board (VAB). The students will get a look behind the scenes in the publishing industry... (Continue reading)