Monday, November 30, 2009

Read Kiddo Read

Action author James Patterson writes both adult and young adult non fiction page-turners. Apparently, his son was not a reader early on, which got Patterson to seek out or write novels for boys. At the American Association of School Libraries conference on November 6, Patterson said ‘It’s time for librarians to start making a lot more noise.... School libraries are not a luxury, they are a necessity.’ He called for librarians to "make noise" and advocate for school libraries. According to American Libraries Associate Editor Pamela Goodes, “Best-selling author James Patterson has launched a new website, ReadKiddoRead, designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians find books that will appeal to kids at all reading and interest levels....
AL Inside Scoop, Nov. 6

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