Ready for Summer Reading?

Here in Minnesota, winter is starting to set in – which is the perfect time to begin planning summer reading 2021! We have perfect picks for your library’s summer reading theme below – keep reading for title preview videos, book lists, and more.

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Librarian Prep Post for January

It’s November already! As the holiday seasons start to ramp up, be sure to pause for a moment to sit down, take a deep breath, and center yourself. It’s easy to forget about our own needs in these unprecedented times, but remember – you matter! Hopefully, we can help you weather the storm and prepare for your post-holiday needs with our January booklists and reader’s advisory. Discover books for Martin Luther King Day, Tu b’Shevat, Mental Wellness Month, Science Fiction Day, and more!

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5 Pet Books for Young Readers

By Sara E. Hoffmann, School & Library Series Managing Editor

You know those kids who always have some kind of wild project going on? A lemonade stand. Starting a neighborhood newspaper. Building the Greatest Fort Ever.

Yep, that was me. And memories of being that kid were what inspired me to write Ana and the Pet Show. (After all, any project involving animals was usually a favorite of mine…and yes, I did once hold a neighborhood pet show in my own backyard.) Read More