Saturday, February 25, 2006

ASLA (NSW) Day

I presented a short session on blogging to beginners ( and one ringin) today.

Thursday, February 23, 2006

ALSC 2006 Notable Computer Software for Children
List from The Association for Library Service to Children
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/childrensnotable/notablecsoftlist/currentnotable.htm
From Beatrix Potter to Ulysses ... what the top writers say every child should read
Guardian article
http://books.guardian.co.uk/childrenslibrary/story/0,,1698794,00.html
Only three lists were published in The Guardian. The seven lists are posted in this Australian blog.
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/services/education/youthlit/readalert/index.php/2006/02/03/the-full-lists/

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

The boy in the striped pyjamas
Article by the author of this new Holocaust novel for young people
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,923-2000597,00.html
Dick Bruna Huis Museum - Utrecht, The Netherlands
http://www.dickbrunahuis.nl/eng/index.html
Jan Mark Obituaries
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Jan Mark, who twice won The carnegie medal

http://books.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,1693287,00.html
http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/1-23-2006-87156.asp
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,60-2005346,00.html
Penniless Alberta author lands fantasy book deal
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=744d2bb5-6a7c-4b2c-a0f6-baee1139d4ce&k=53729
The king of cool codes - Author Scott Westerfeld
http://www.theage.com.au/news/books/the-king-of-cool-codes/2006/01/28/1138319484160.html
2006 Margaret Mahy Medal Awarded

http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3550512a1860,00.html
Online library boosts book access - Article in today's Australian
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,18226743%255E12332,00.html
School holidays are over and a couple of months have passed since my last entry. Over the next few weeks I will endeavour to post more links to news and resources of interest to the TL community.