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Tag Archives | Chapter & Verse

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Chapter & Verse picks the winners … or not

In CLN’s Chapter & Verse, with six of our bookstores reporting, we had no clear winners for our mock Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz Awards. Steve and I have visited many of these locations, talking with the book club members. Each book club has its own character. The members bring different life experiences, different reading preferences, […]

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The Nature of Humor

I’ve been pondering the many questions I have about the nature of humor as the Chapter & Verse Book Clubs prepare to discuss next week the book Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy, compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus (Candlewick Press). Wherever we go, teachers and librarians—and parents—ask for more funny and light-hearted […]

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Libraries are Essential

This is National Library Week. It’s a great time to reflect on how much libraries mean to each and every one of us. Public libraries are the only place where everyone in the U.S. can access information for free … with help from a knowledgeable librarian. School libraries offer a safe and wondrous refuge for […]

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