|Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School Library||
Most of the week's PK library news is shown below, but I wanted to make you aware of a very exciting event at Pages: A Bookstore this Sunday: Kwame Alexander, Newbery-winning author of Crossover, will be presenting a storytime and signing books, including his new picture book Surf's Up! That's Sunday, February 14, at 2:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended, 310-318-0900.
Barbara Siegemund-Broka, library media specialist, maintains this blog to inform Pennekamp students and families about library news and related content. Any opinions expressed here are solely her own.
What's Ms. Barbara reading?
The Cruel Prince, by Holly Black
"[F]iction has a unique capacity to bring difficult issues to a broad readership on a personal level, creating empathy in a reader’s heart for the theoretical stranger. Its capacity for invoking moral and social responsibility is enormous."