The countdown is on to the Best of the Best event (BoB)! It's impossible to read all the new great children's and young adult litearture that comes out each year, so let us help you! BoB is a day-long series of book talks about books for children and teens, and is focused on the newest and best materials published since July 2015. There are curriculum-related connections for school librarians, and programming connections for public librarians. The event is open to teachers, librarians, nonprofit employees, caregivers, and anyone who is interested in the latest fiction and nonfiction for youth!
As the summer continues to progress, the CCYAL is enjoying the many literacy partnerships we have been cultivating throughout the year. We were pleased to partner with Dr. Troy Hicks and Dr.
As the semester winds down, we are gearing up for some great summer literacy experiences! The first event will be on June 6th, 2016 when we host Kristen Hawley Turner and Troy Hicks, co-authors of the professional development text entitled, Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World. The authors will spend the day with educators sharing best practices with digital literacies. You will leave with an arsenal of digital practices and tools to aid in differentiated literacy instruction (in addition to free lunch and a free book!), plus Drs.