Browsing: Library

Jessica Lee is a teacher librarian at Willard Middle School in Berkeley, California. She has also been an English teacher, a public librarian, and a waitress, but her favorite terrible-teen job was selling snacks at Six Flags Magic Mountain. She is the mom of two boys who are also students at her school, fully integrating the work-life experience.

Elizabeth Bird is the Youth Materials Specialist of New York Public Library. She is also the sensational voice of the School Library Journal’s A Fuse #8 Production and has served on Newbery. In her usual jaunty manner, Elizabeth talked to TCBR about becoming a librarian and shared many not-to-miss books, new and old.

Margaret Stawowy is a “reluctant reader” specialist, non-fiction enthusiast, and she utilizes her talents that life has provided, to inspire her library work and the children that enter the San Rafael Public Library. Read on and you’ll most likely discover a few books to match the reading flavor of the children in your life.

To kick off TCBR’s new column “On the Shelf,” which shines a spotlight on brilliant children’s librarians, April Hayley, MLIS, graciously talked to us about becoming a librarian, among other great topics. Do you think you can guess which is the most checked out children’s book at San Anslemo Public Library in California?

By Amanda Lynch, The Children’s Book Review Published: April 17, 2009 Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen (Author) and Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)…