The power of choice goes a long way when it comes to literacy! Be sure to offer students audio editions of these wonderful titles named to the Lone Star Reading List, developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books. Read more
As shared on the Texas Library Association site, “Each year, 20 books are chosen for the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. Schools and libraries around the state participate in the program, encouraging students to read a minimum of five books from the list.” Don’t forget to offer the audio editions of these beloved books and allow even more readers to access these superb stories. Read more
And now to Houston, TX! The BOT team is ever moving, and we’re thrilled to be bringing you the best in audio at TLA 2016. We’ve put together a guide so that you don’t miss out on great giveaways and events while you’re there. We’ll have plenty of goodies to hand out, including galleys, FREE audiobooks (see below for details!), CD samplers, and more! We can’t wait to see you there, from April 19-22!
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Living Language is thrilled to sponsor the launch party of the Texas Library Association’s new campaign, Ideas Powered: It’s What We Do. The campaign will showcase innovation, technology-centered work, and dynamic leadership in libraries. Read more
This year’s Texas Library Association conference takes place in Austin from April 14 –17. Keep reading to find out about fun giveaways, a free “making of an audiobook” event, and a chance to smile and share your library love! Read more