Library Books & Bytes

Winter 2016 Edition

Welcome to Your Friendly Library Newsletter!

"One kind word can warm three winter months. " --Japanese Proverb

The American Library Association Announced the 2016 Youth Media Award

Below is a sampling of the awards. Click on link for entire list for each award.


The Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in young adult literature

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby


The John Newbery Medal award for literature for children

Last Stop on Market Street written by Matt de la Pena, illustrated by Christian Robinson


The Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear illustrated by Sophie Blackwell, written by Lindsay Mattlick


The Alex Award for books written for adults that have special appeal to teen readers

There are ten "winners." Here are a few:

Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton

New Nonfiction!

Some of our newest nonfiction titles are great for classroom use or for personal reading!


Feel free to make library resources purchase recommendations at any time during the year.

Click here for Your Technology LibGuide

Remember I'm available to collaborate with you on any project involving technology and/or research.

Lastly, a quickie survey, when you have a moment:

Use the scroll bar on the right of the survey to scroll down and hit the "submit" button to send your survey. :)

That's it for now. Happy Reading!

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