Browsing Archive: July, 2011

Jewish Book Carnival: July Edition

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : Jewish Book Carnival 

It's that time again!  Bloggers who write about Jewish-themed books collect their posts once a month to share and reflect on what is going on in the Jewish book world.  This month's collection, which you can find at Ann D. Koffsky's blog, includes a wide range of topics, ranging from Life Is Like a Library with its take on Being Mirka from the book Hereville by Barry Deutch (which I reviewed elsewhere in this blog), to Linda K. Wertheimer's Ode to Spirituality, to much more.

The Jewish Book Ca...

Continue reading ...

Camp for Librarians--The Pleasures of Spending Time Reading

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : Teaching in the Technological Age 
I am a lucky camper -- literally.  I am participating in a program sponsored MELSA public libraries and MetroNet for people who teach literature and/or who are children's librarians called Camp Read-A-Lot.  And this has been the summer camp experience I have always wanted!

The wonderful people behind this program have put together a fun bunch of new books for all of us campers to read.  We get to read books, write reviews of them, and then participate in discussions, either virtually on the Ni...

Continue reading ...

About Me

Lydia Schultz I am a school librarian, a technology teacher, and a part-time college English professor. I hope to review many of the books I read, both in the context of my research about children's books as well as in my pursuit of recreational reading. I want to share what I read--so what else is new?

Please feel free to contact me.  I welcome hearing feedback and advice.  If you would like to comment on a particular post, click on the title of the post and a comment box will appear after the post when the page reloads.



Twitter updates
    follow me on Twitter

    free counters
    Make a Free Website with Yola.