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Author Archives: rlgibson
Recently I had the opportunity to speak to two classes of education students at Otterbein University about most anticipated new books and trends in publishing for grades 4-6 and teens. It was a challenging and fun way to review the … Continue reading
It’s that time of year . . . so many “best of” lists are out and the excitement is building toward the announcement of the Caldecott Medal, named in honor of nineteenth century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is … Continue reading
This year’s Picture This program (an annual summer program on the art of children’s books) focuses on fairy tales. We began with Nick Sharratt’s The Foggy Foggy Forest, which allows children to guess what fairy tale characters are in the … Continue reading
The seventh and final meeting of the Harry Potter reading club is tonight! at Westerville Public Library
All about rocks for Earth Day wonderworks/STEAM storytime @westervillelibrary
Here was a real mystery. What are the Deathly Hallows? Why had Dumbledore never mentioned them? What did the title even mean?
Really, I think this was just a matter of how. He had to be defeated. But how was Rowling going to accomplish that feat? How could she do it? Would it be believable? I’m all for happy endings … but … Continue reading