TeachingBooks.net is a collaborative literacy tool that enhances student engagement with literature by providing supplemental multimedia resources. Share your book trailers on TeachingBooks.net to ignite educator and student interest in your books! How To Submit Book Trailers for Consideration Video file format options: .mp4 (preferred) .mov .m4v .MPEG-2 .WMV File size: Less than or equal […]
Generously shared with TeachingBooks.net As a gift to our customers, every year we share some images of non-book art from a wonderful illustrator. This year, Marie-Louise Gay kindly provided the following examples of posters she has created to promote book festivals and other literary events. Please enjoy. Image courtesy of Marie-Louise Gay, 2012 Image courtesy of […]
The first major redesign of TeachingBooks.net just launched! Please enjoy the new design, navigation, and searching capabilities that can help all teachers, librarians, and students easily discover exciting multimedia materials that bring to life the books and authors they are reading. Highlights of the new site include a How To Use tutorial on the […]
If you have written or illustrated a children’s or YA trade book, we’d like to share it with the students and teachers we serve. When you participate, you’ll be getting the word out about your book to teachers and librarians at more than 30,000 schools! Here’s how you can participate to ensure educators can find […]
Below please find a link to the 2010-11 Annual Report for TeachingBooks.net. I have written and shared this with you because I sincerely believe that each of the educators we partner with is a stakeholder in this educational effort. I want you to understand the direction and focus of TeachingBooks.net, and to feel comfortable sharing […]
Every year we ask an illustrator we work with to share their non-book art as a gift to our customers. Yuyi Morales kindly provided the following images and reflections. Please enjoy.
As a way to perpetuate readers’ personal connections with book creators, we at TeachingBooks.net have periodically featured original artwork created by some of the illustrators with whom we’ve worked.
We’re celebrating with cupcakes here at the office. Yum! If you stopped by, we’d share them with you too. A great big thank you to everyone who has subscribed to our blog’s RSS feed, posted a comment, or stopped by to learn about integrating online multimedia book and author resources into classroom activities. If you […]
Chief Joseph Medicine Crow, the 95-year-old author, historian, and storyteller, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on August 12th from President Obama. Anthony Browne was appointed as the United Kingdom’s sixth Children’s Laureate on June 9th. Chief Medicine Crow’s books for youth include Brave Wolf and the Thunderbird (Abbeville, 1998), […]
I was elected to the 2009 John Newbery Award selection committee by the membership of the American Library Association (ALA) division that administers this award, ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children). This was quite an honor, and a real shock to me. You see, I’m not a librarian. I’m a book lover. I’m a […]