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Building Readers and Relationships by Angie Moore


Delightful re-blog today—also an important exploration of what it takes to be a top-notch librarian…

Nerdy Book Club

Growing up I had the sweetest elementary librarian named Mrs. Grove. She would sing to us, read us poetry, let us take turns holding the cutest stuffed Paddington Bear, and even had a wait list for favorites like The White Stallion, The New Kid on the Block or Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. She was my librarian from Kindergarten through 5th grade at Wilson Elementary and is the only librarian I remember to this day. When I became a librarian the first book I bought was Chicken Soup with Rice because she read it to us all the time and I can still remember her sing-song voice saying “Merry once, merry twice, merry chicken soup with rice”. In a time that is now filled with so many differing viewpoints and coming off of “Banned Books Week” I am so grateful for the variety of books we were…

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2 responses to “Building Readers and Relationships by Angie Moore

  1. Barbara Blackcinder July 14, 2017 at 8:27 am

    Excellent Post, and Re-post.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Alexander M Zoltai July 14, 2017 at 9:54 am

      Yes, Barbara, heart-warming and instructive story…

      So good to hear from you :-)

      Like

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