Tag Archives: Diane C.
After the raucousness of politics last fall, I overheard a woman say that she had been binge watching Hallmark Channel love stories. I could certainly relate as I retreated for weeks on end to exclusively reading children’s fiction, where issues … Continue reading
When Children’s and Teen Librarians visit schools before summer vacation begins, we are often armed with a plethora of “good reads” and entice the kids to come to their local branch to check them out. The Summer of Learning program … Continue reading
-posted by Diane C. For the Global Reading Challenge–the acclaimed reading program done in partnership with many Seattle Public Schools’ fourth & fifth graders–the selection of ten titles each year is the most sacred … Continue reading
By Diane C. Volcanoes are spectacularly in the news now. We’ve recently learned of a dramatic, unexpected eruption in Japan, and of ongoing lava flows in Peru, Iceland, and East Java Indonesia. The one that most concerns me is the … Continue reading
Posted by Diane “Winter moon hovers powerlines ripple the dark crows fly toward home.” This haiku at the Beacon Hill Library is one of four carved onto large rocks in the landscaped grounds. The haiku were composed by folks in … Continue reading