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Jennifer Underhill
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2015-16 Sunshine State Young Readers Award Nominees
Congratulations to the 15 nominated titles for the SSYRA Grades 3-5 list: and the 15 nominated titles for the SSYRA Grades 6-8 list: Happy reading, everyone!

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Sunshine State Young Readers Award Winners 2014-15!
The winner of the SSYRA Award for Grades 3-5 is... The winner of the SSYRA Award for Grades 6-8 is... CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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SSYRA Fun! 2015 Edition
Voting booths ready to go! This past year I've been honored to chair the Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Committee for the Florida Association for Media in Education and the Florida Department of Education. It has been a fun, rewarding experience that i...

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Book Tastings with Sixth Grade
I had wanted to have a Book Tasting session with students for a long time, but just hadn't had the time or opportunity.  I finally had the opportunity to host a book tasting for the sixth grade reading classes at the end of January. There are many different...

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Amost too busy
It's been a really busy week.  I feel like I am juggling several different things this week, and doing a poor job at all of them.  I've been frustrated because it has been difficult to prioritize my projects and tasks, and the many interruptions (which are ...

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London's Calling!
Learn about digital media in
London this summer! An exciting opportunity to earn
six graduate LIS credits while living in central London is being offered by the
Florida State University School of Information.  Two courses, focused on
digital and social medi...

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"Keep the books where they are."
Last week we celebrated Banned Books Week in the Florida High Library. I always love BBW because it sparks awesome, deep, interesting conversations with the students about censorship and what makes literature great.  My favorite thing to hear is "[Insert ti...

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Chicken Pops
I bought some cute window clings at Joann Fabrics (using my teacher discount, of course) to celebrate the beginning of spring. The bunnies looked so cute smelling these spring flowers.  A student took all the centers of the flowers and put them on a bunny t...

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Poem in Your Pocket Day 2014
One of our favorite library events is Poem In Your Pocket Day. Celebrated during National Poetry Month in April, it's a day to keep a favorite poem in your pocket to share with friends.  Students and teachers really enjoy sharing poetry, and it's a great wa...

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New Library Sign!
Inspired by many of my librarian friends on Twitter, I purchased this awesome sign from Demco. It's really affordable, and we've already found that it's a great way to communicate library events to the students.  We have been advertising a library event or ...
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