Book Sketches

Director’s Notebook June, 2008 Some writers are identified...

Tue, 06/17/2008 - 4:13pm -- JDavanza

Director’s Notebook

June, 2008

Some writers are identified with a particular country or  region, others with a specific period in history. Willa Cather is known for both. When I think of her, I think of the prairie states, especially Nebraska, and I think of the days of the intrepid pioneers of the prairies, struggling to make a life for themselves that was tenuous, at best. 

Take a look at Lookybook

Fri, 06/13/2008 - 4:41pm -- JDavanza

Take a look at Lookybook:

Lookybook is a new website that lets readers look at each and every page of a picture book “from cover to cover, at your own pace.”

Kind of like reading an actual book!

Lookybook argues, “We know that nothing will replace the magic of reading a book with your child at bedtime, but we aim to replace the overwhelming and frustrating process of finding the right books for parents and their kids.”


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