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Civil Rights and Small Children

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Thursday, January 22, 2015,

Preparing our students for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day always presents an interesting challenge.  Our school—Early Childhood through 5th grade—holds class on that day as a way of teaching children that it is a day to honor working for social justice and doing acts of tzedakah (charity).  Books and research play a significant role in what students learn in the process.

This year, as the school librarian, I had the opportunity to work with all the students in preparation for that day.  All...

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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...

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Jewish Book Carnival

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : Jewish Book Carnival 

Today is the 15th of the month, so it must be time for the Jewish Book Carnival!  Each month bloggers who write about and who review books share their entries so that we are easy to find.  This month's carnival is being hosted by Linda K. Wertheimer, who blogs about issues of faith and family.  You can learn more about the Jewish Book Carnival by visiting their site -- it is sponsored...

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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?

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