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Using School Libraries to Fight Fake News

How one school librarian has addressed fake news in his curriculum -- and how it can be replicated. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-15 10:31:27 UTC ]
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On One of the Greatest Children’s Ghost Books Ever Published

First published in 1977,  Usborne’s The World of the Unknown: Ghosts was among the most treasured books (and anecdotally, the most stolen) in school libraries of the late 70s and 80s. Many of my friends—a disproportionate number of whom are writers and artists—remember poring over the pages of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-29 09:48:13 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell warns industry will become 'dead in the water' without school libraries

Author Cressida Cowell has argued that the industry will become "dead in the water" without more support for children's reading, as she reiterated her campaign to make school libraries a statutory requirement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 04:02:45 UTC ]
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Foyle Foundation funds major survey into school libraries

The School Library Data Group (SLDG), a sub-group of the Great School Libraries Campaign, has received a grant from the Foyle Foundation to undertake a major survey of UK school library provision. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School Library Advocacy Update

John Chrastka, executive director of EveryLibrary, shares a progress report on the year-old partnership between Follett and EveryLibrary in support of school libraries and librarians. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School pupils bring the fight for school libraries to Theresa May

A group of school pupils are to petition the prime minister to save school libraries arguing that "knowledge is not a privilege". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riddell urges next government to address children's rights

The lack of investment in school libraries is a “blight on the intellectual development and creative future of all our children”, children's laureate Chris Riddell has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotland’s First Deputy Minister 'intends' national school libraries policy

Scotland’s First Deputy Minister has declared an intention to develop a national policy on school libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2017: Could ESSA Spark a School Library Renaissance?

The federal education law ESSA, set to take effect this year, would provide critical support for school libraries if allowed to stand by the Trump administration. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EveryLibrary, Rosen Publishing Team Up to Help Libraries with ESSA Implementation

The sweeping new federal education law includes major help for school libraries, but school libraries in each state must act quickly to take full advantage. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Too many school libraries 'face cuts'

Too many school libraries in England face cuts or closure with schools increasingly viewing books as obsolete, a conference has heard. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An education

Such is the impact of the austerity cuts, particularly on public and school libraries, that it can take a while to find someone in the book industry with good things to say about the next five years of Tory government. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welcome to our 'dangerous books' long weekend!

All bank holiday weekend we’re teaming up with Amnesty International to explore ‘dangerous books’ – these may be books that have been banned by governments or religious leaders because they are thought to contain dangerous or wrong ideas, or books that give people the strength to live their... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson donates $100k to ANZ indies

James Patterson has extended his support of indies to Australia and New Zealand, offering bookshops $5,000 each from a pool of $100,000 to spend on initiatives to get children reading. The best-selling American author has already given indies in the US and the UK grants and he has also donated... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson does it again: more school library donations

Patterson originally announced that he would be donating $1.25 million to school libraries but now he's increasing the amount to $1.5 million. 'I’m blown away by the number of parents and teachers who have shared the urgent needs of their community’s school library,” the author said in a... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries (+video)

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson to Donate $1.25M to Libraries

As part of a new initiative designed to raise awareness about the state of school libraries in the U.S., James Patterson announced that he will make a $1.25 million donation to school libraries across the country this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotland school libraries campaign from CILIP

CILIP Scotland will later this month launch an advocacy strategy for school libraries, pledging to campaign for libraries at national level.   In the document, CILIP Scotland pledges to commission research on the impact of school libraries and librarians, provide advice and support to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Report: School Libraries Under Fire

Libraries remain popular, but the American Library Association's State of American Libraries report also features a sobering message: school libraries have been devastated by budget cuts nationwide. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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