[kids-lib] New Books Available from OSL => Newbery & Caldecott Awards + Multiethnic Books for Middle Schoolers

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Wed Oct 9 14:11:31 PDT 2013

Please pardon the cross-posting.

These two new books are waiting for you to borrow them via interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library. (There's no anthropomorphism here! Well...)


Jones, Cherri, and J. B. Petty. Multiethnic Books for the Middle-School Curriculum. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1163-1

Focusing on titles dealing with ethnic and religious groups both in the U.S. and around the world, this useful resource makes it easy for teachers and librarians working with middle-school children to infuse their curricular area with multicultural literature. Carefully vetted and annotated, it encompasses fiction and non-fiction published in the last decade, making it an ideal reference and collection development tool for schools and public libraries as well as for classroom teachers. Sharing their extensive knowledge of...

Read more at http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2013/10/multiethnic-books-for-middle-school.html.



Association for Library Service to Children. The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books. 2013 ed. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-8389-3602-3

Updated to include the 2013 award and honor books, The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2013 Edition gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for quick reference and collection development and also as a resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory. With an easy-to-use streamlined look and format, the 2013 guide features...

Read more at http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/2013/10/newbery-and-caldecott-awards.html.

If you would like to request these or other materials from the Oregon State Library, please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us or (fax) 503-588-7119. Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos). Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way. Normally a single copy is purchased and is loaned on a first-come-first-serve basis. Should the item prove popular, you may be put on a hold list for several weeks. Thank you for your patience.

Be sure to check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/) to discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection, and search our catalog (http://oregon.gov/OSL/index.shtml) for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community. The Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions. See the blog for an input form or email us!

This collection is supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


P.S. I'm using web mail which can be finicky with formatting. Please excuse any wonkiness. :-)

Jennifer Maurer
School Library Consultant
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St NE
Salem, OR 97301
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us

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