Category: International Youth Library Finds

[Saturday Reads | IYL Finds] Life-Saving Translator Photo App for non-English Picturebooks

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few ...

[Monday Reading | IYL Finds] Depression, Domestic Violence, and Despair in Norwegian Picturebooks

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

[IYL Finds | Diverse KidLit] An Ode to the European Wee Ones – The Pequeños

Myra here. Our theme for this #DiverseKidLit is socioeconomic diversity. Kids from all economic brackets should be able to find themselves in books – as well as to learn about the lives of others in different economic situations. (As always, the theme is only a suggestion. Diverse posts on alternate topics are always welcome.) What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse ...

[IYL Finds | Nonfiction Wednesday] Mother of the International Youth Library: Jella Lepman

Myra here. We are delighted to join the Nonfiction Picture Book meme 2017 hosted by Alyson Beecher @ Kid Lit Frenzy. We would also be linking our nonfiction choices with our reading themes throughout the year. One of the reasons why we are doing a Literatura Europa reading theme until end of August is because I have just recently ...

[Saturday Reads] Best Books Read in 2016 from the GatheringBooks Ladies (1 of 2)

Myra, Fats, Iphigene here. Every year, we do a round-up of the best books we have read and write our reflections on how our reading lives have been (see our end-of-year book survey in 2011, 2012 from Myra, 2012 from Fats, 2012 from Iphigene, 2013, 2014, 2015 Part 1, 2015 Part 2). Normally, we join one of ...