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June 21, 2022

POSTERS: Surprise, Surprise! When it Comes to Reading, Is Scarier Better?

June 1, 2022

Plan Ahead for Next Year: 10 Read Alouds That Will Keep Your Most Reluctant Readers Reading

May 5, 2022

How to Know You’re Ready for the Best Library Program: GoAlexandria!

When you find yourself wanting quicker ways to work and share library materials, Alexandria provides it. Here's a quick look at 12 things to celebrate about GoAlexandria Library.
April 1, 2022

7 Great Reasons to Love Alexandria’s Slideshows

Save time, streamline efficiencies, and help reading soar districtwide! What better way to showcase new books than with a quick, 5-words of code and post?
March 11, 2022

Banned Books Wanted Posters

Due to popular demand, we made some more “Wanted” posters to showcase books that have been challenged or banned. Download and print these posters for your library and help us fight for our right to read!
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May 22, 2015

How to Teach Students Poetry Through Music

Poetry is powerful and an important thing for students to learn. Think about it—what other form of literature has the ability to paint pictures in your mind, spark a fire in your heart, break the boundaries of grammar, all while displaying 10 essential literary elements? Oh, and did we mention […]
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 […]
October 28, 2015

How to Make Book Trailers with Your Students

If you are having trouble getting your students excited to read or if you are looking for a new and innovative way for your students to give a “book report”, here’s how to put a new spin on the ol’ book report assignment.
January 15, 2016

8 Highly Successful People Who Struggled Through School

  Want to make billions? Driven to leave your mark on this world? Maybe the thing to do is . . . drop out of school? Of course your education is important, but how well you perform in school is not necessarily an indication of how successful you will be […]