REPOST: Why Teens Don’t Like Classic Novels

This post was originally published on June 11, 2010. I was in my summer semester of graduate school at the University of Maryland earning my Masters degree in Library Science. Please enjoy it’s relevancy to Tuesday’s post about Marley Dias’ journey to creating #1000blackgirlbooks (or, the fact that teens don’t like classic novels). Links were … More REPOST: Why Teens Don’t Like Classic Novels

What I’m Reading

I’m currently reading the backs of my eyelids* and cross-stitch patterns for snowflakes**. But in professional news I am staying current on the American Library Association’s bimonthly publication American Libraries. Here are some highlights from the Sept/Oct issue: Empower Student Voices: using hip-hop lyrics in library lessons to engage youth in activism An article written … More What I’m Reading