ALSC Virtual Institute 2020 Resources

ALSC National Institute (October 2-3) is a biennial intensive learning opportunity and one of the only conferences devoted solely to children’s librarianship, literature, and technology. Register now to hear from our authors + more!

Keep reading to download a free activity kit and an art print for We Are Water Protectors, read a Q&A with Carole Lindstrom & Michaela Goade, discover more #NativeVoices books and more resources for librarians & educators.

DON’T MISS THIS ALSC PROGRAM!

GENERAL SESSION – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

Tune in to hear author Carole Lindstrom and illustrator Michaela Goade talk about their picture book We Are Water Protectors! ALSC member Clair Dunlap will also moderate a Q&A with the authors.

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Storytime Kit: Hello, Arnie

Arnie is excited to say hello to all his pastry friends in the bakery. There are all the usual confection suspects: Chocolate, Glazed, French Twist, Long John, and Crueller. But there is one pastry that he’s never met before. This pastry looks nothing like the others. Hmmm. Who could it be? Spoiler alert—it’s the Reader!

This charming picture book introduces children to everyone’s favorite doughnut through a series of questions that the youngest reader will love taking part in.

Download the storytime kit here →

Teacher’s Guide: The Skybound Saga

The Skybound Saga by Alex London is a young-adult fantasy trilogy about the memories that haunt us, the histories that hunt us, and the bonds of blood between us.

★“London’s world-building is exceptional, and the story has twists and turns to keep readers engaged . . . A well-crafted fantasy featuring diverse characters, this book is a strong selection for all libraries serving teens.” —School Library Journal, starred review

★“With political intrigue, epic battle sequences, jolts of romance, and strong female and queer characters, there’s a lot to pique readers’ interests here. But it’s the unique world-building and beautifully complex sibling relationship that make this a must-read. Readers will be swept away in this book’s talons.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“With dynamic world building . . . this trilogy opener is a captivating, layered adventure that explores the bonds of siblings in an unforgiving world. Stock up—this one will make the rounds.” —Booklist

Download the teacher’s guide here →