November 30, 2017
Great gift books for kids, 2017 edition
Each December, the staff who work with children's books here at NoveList each try to choose just one book that they believe would be a perfect present. Here are our picks out of the ones we read (or rediscovered) this year.
November 29, 2017
AMA with Nancy Pearl
This year, NoveList is thankful for the chance to have legendary librarians visit with us. First, Joyce Saricks, NoveList’s first customer, then famed librarian Nancy Pearl stopped by the office on her way to the local library -- and we of course had lots and lots of questions.
November 21, 2017
The many flavors of Christian fiction
If you aren't familiar with Christian fiction, it's all too easy to stick with the tried-and-true or wave a patron over in the general direction of the (perhaps small) collection you have. Luckily, we have help for you.
November 20, 2017
AMA with Joyce Saricks
Recently, legendary RA expert Joyce Saricks stopped by NoveList World Headquarters. For many, the highlight was an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session in which NoveList staff submitted questions, both serious and silly.
November 15, 2017
The Mary Roach approach
Do you Gulp when Mary Roach fans ask for recommendations? When her latest book is all checked out and a patron has read her other titles, are you on the brink of Packing for Mars?
November 14, 2017
AASL, new standards, and my personal inquiry
"It’s OK for us to disagree, but not to disengage.”
Powerful words from author Jason Reynolds, whose dynamic presentation wowed a packed ballroom at AASL. I was there and have been thinking about his words ever since.