Erinn Batykefer, MLIS

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Adults Should Read Adult Books – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

Joel Stein, a columnist for Time Magazine, recently wrote an op-ed for the New York Times proclaiming that Adults Should Read Adult Books – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com. A … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Good advice for getting to know Teens

“The deal with teens is that they tend to be different when they are with their peer group. Talking to them individually and collectively is like talking to two different … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book People Unite

Book People Unite is a PSA campaign by Reading is Fundamental and the Library of Congress.  From the website: RIF, the nation’s largest children’s literacy nonprofit, delivers free books and … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gossip Girl: A Debate

An interesting debate prompt posed to my Young Adult Literature class this spring: Chick lit should be purchased and displayed for young adults but not actively encouraged through book clubs, … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · Leave a comment