nypl:

Can you tell us how to get to Sesame Street? No seriously, can someone please tell us? One librarian researched extensively to try to find the exact location of Sesame Street in New York City. 

nypl:

Can you tell us how to get to Sesame Street? No seriously, can someone please tell us? One librarian researched extensively to try to find the exact location of Sesame Street in New York City. 

Original illustrations by Austrian illustrator Uriel Birnbaum for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

lauriehalseanderson:


Brown Girl Dreaming | Jacqueline Woodson

LOVE THIS!!!

lauriehalseanderson:

Brown Girl Dreaming | Jacqueline Woodson

LOVE THIS!!!

(Source: penguinteen)

ARR! It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! Celebrate with an edition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island. The CLRC has over 450 editions of the work, donated by collector Lionel Johnson.

In honor of the 15th Annual Celebration of Minnesota’s Children’s Author and Illustrators this Saturday in Red Wing, MN, this week we are featuring local authors and illustrators who have donated their material to the Kerlan Collection! Above are drafts of Joyce Sidman’s poem “Prehistory,” published in her book Eureka! Poems About Inventors.

pixalry:

Harry Potter Travel Posters - Created by The Green Dragon Inn

Prints are available for sale on Etsy. Check more of their travel designs here.

(via booksofwonder)

Happy Birthday, Tomie!

schoollibraryjournal:

Ten great graphic novels for schools.
(via Resources for Teaching Graphic Novels in the Classroom | School Library Journal)

Pages from Fritz Siebel’s original dummy for Amelia Bedelia, written by Peggy Parish, with editorial notes (including the comment that the dressed chicken shouldn’t be “too goulish”)

todaysdocument:

It’s International #LiteracyDay!

"To the Bookmobile!"
"Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed."

The Vermont Bookwagon is ready to move out!
Excerpted from “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries:

todaysdocument:

It’s International #LiteracyDay!

"To the Bookmobile!"

"Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed."

The Vermont Bookwagon is ready to move out!

Excerpted from “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries: