Theodore, the unfortunate: Cory Q Tan

My rating: 5/5 Genre: Children’s fiction, Picture book First of all, I would like to give heartfelt thanks to Cory Q Tan and LibraryThing Member Giveaways for providing me with a digital review copy to read this book. My review is honest, unbiased, and voluntary. Having read previously written books by Cory, my expectations wereContinue reading “Theodore, the unfortunate: Cory Q Tan”

Pottermania

” POTTERMANIA” This post is late by a year since I have not been able to update the blog. I have been missing from the scene due to various reasons. But here’s what I was up to with my students in a new school. “The greatest thing Harry Potter has given the world is theContinue reading “Pottermania”

International School Library Month

  ” BATTLE OF THE BOOKS” ” There’s no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who are reading the wrong books.” ——James Patterson. This post comes a bit late because I had misplaced my file and was unable to locate it . Apologies for that. So now coming to point,Continue reading “International School Library Month”

Plagiarism and Referencing Basics

Plagiarism is a major threat for students and scholars submitting their works. The importance of Referencing and the dangers of plagiarism is lost on the students today since they are unaware about copyrights and its violation. Schools and universities rarely lay stress on the importance of giving credit to the original work that one usesContinue reading “Plagiarism and Referencing Basics”

Intellectual Freedom vs Censorship

As a librarian, the hardest part for me has been when I have asked an eager student not to pick a particular book just because the teachers felt it was inappropriate for the age. The long drawn face still lingers with me, years after the experience. The incident made me think that how can aContinue reading “Intellectual Freedom vs Censorship”

Are school librarians valued in India today?

While looking up on books for professional reading I came upon a wonderful resource-The Indispensable Librarian by Doug Johnson. It is immensely useful and beneficial for taking guidance for managing an effective school library program. It is while going through the book and having visited the author’s blog that certain questions came to me whileContinue reading “Are school librarians valued in India today?”