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March 26, 2020

7 Alexandria Features to Aid Remote Learning

Make reading and learning happen anywhere with Alexandria! We’ve gathered our top seven features to help educators transition to remote learning.
March 20, 2020
Librarian End-of-School-Year Checklist

Librarian End-of-School-Year Checklist

The final days leading up to the last day of school can be a blur! To help you prioritize, we've created Librarian End-of-School-Year Checklist to help manage your to-dos!
February 27, 2020
Library Activities for Reading Comprehension

Library Activities for Reading Comprehension

March is National Reading Month! Check out these fun activities you can use at your library to help students strengthen their reading comprehension skills.
February 21, 2020

March Women’s Month Posters

What are your plans for recognizing Women's History Month? We want to help you by providing resources and library posters to acknowledge the great achievements of women throughout history.
February 21, 2020
St. Patrick's Day Library Posters

St. Patrick’s Day Posters

You’ve got the luck of the Irish! This month we’ve created three reading-inspired posters for St. Patrick’s Day so you can celebrate with your library patrons.
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June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
August 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: THE WINNER’S CURSE

Guest Post by Mia Seventeen-year-old Kestrel lives in an empire where adulthood offers only two choices: get married or join the military. Her father, a general, expects her to choose the latter path, while certain eligible young men hope for the former. Kestrel desires neither. One day while wandering the […]
October 26, 2016

Book Review: The Testing

  For children coming into adulthood in the United Commonwealth, being chosen as a Testing candidate for the University—where all the future leaders, inventors, and scientists are trained— has no greater honor. Cia is thrilled when she is one of the chosen, especially since no one from her colony has […]
December 8, 2016

Book Review: The Brothers Lionheart

  10-year-old Karl Lion (called Rusky) spends most of his days on a sofa-bed. When he finds out he doesn’t have long to live, his only comfort is in the tales told to him by his beloved older brother, Jonathan (called Lionheart for his bravery). The tales are of Nangiyala, […]