April 23, 2014

NYLA Youth Services Section Spring Conference

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Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains, NY

Keynote Speaker – Roger Sutton, editor of Horn Book Magazine and author
Luncheon Speaker – Steve Sheinkin, author of Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon and The Notorious Benedict Arnold

Click here for the full brochure with workshop selections and the registration form to mail in:     http://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=672&&MenuKey=nomenucms   

Early bird registration is until 2/21 – $115 for members, $150 for non-members (after 2/21 – $125 & $160).  Hotel $129/night.
Contact Valle if you are thinking about going to discuss transportation in the System van and accommodations.



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Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth 2013

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For the full list, click below



PW’s Best Children’s Books of 2013

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To see the full list in each category, click on the links below:


Picture Books   http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2013/childrens-picture

Fiction   http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2013/childrens-fiction

Nonfiction   http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2013/childrens-nonfiction


SLJ’s Best Books 2013

SLJ1312w_BestBooks2013_Sweets (1)Check out the 2013 Best Books list from School Library Journal

FICTION –  http://www.slj.com/2013/11/reviews/best-of/slj-best-books-2013-fiction/

NON-FICTION - http://www.slj.com/2013/11/reviews/best-of/slj-best-books-2013-nonfiction/

PICTURE BOOKS – http://www.slj.com/2013/11/reviews/best-of/slj-best-books-2013-picturebooks/

Jamestown orders additional OverDrive ebook youth titles

Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas Michael Scott $5.97
Blimpo: The Third Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $23.97
The Death of Joan of Arc Michael Scott $2.97
Disney at Dawn Ridley Pearson $8.99
Disney in Shadow Ridley Pearson $8.99
The Dragon in the Driveway Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Library Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Sea Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Sock Drawer Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Volcano Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
Dragon Kiss E. D. Baker $20.00
The Dragon Princess E. D. Baker $12.50
Dragon’s Breath E. D. Baker $20.00
Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $20.97
The Frog Princess E. D. Baker $20.00
From the Dragon Keepers’ Vault Kate Klimo $2.97
No Place for Magic E. D. Baker $20.00
Once Upon a Curse E. D. Baker $20.00
Precocia: The Sixth Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $50.97
A Prince among Frogs E. D. Baker $30.00
Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $20.97
Ruby Redfort Look into My Eyes Lauren Child, Lauren Child $7.99
Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath Lauren Child, Lauren Child $16.99
The Salamander Spell E. D. Baker $20.00
Snivel: The Fifth Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $23.97