In the resources section you will find a number of ideas and tips for use with this year’s themes. See the resource submission guidelines for information on how to submit resources to this area of the website.

The links above provide instant access to comprehensive collections of online materials that support the 2011 CSLP Youth and Teen reading lists. The collections include:

  • Author interviews in video, audio, and written formats
  • Audio booktalks with authors, illustrators, and professional narrators
  • Book discussion and activity guides that have been evaluated and are ready-to-use
  • Audio recordings of authors pronouncing and telling stories about their names
  • Links to author and illustrator Web sites and blogs
  • Video book trailers, and much more….

Use these online tools to enhance . . .

  • Staff Development. Prepare for the summer by learning more about featured authors and books.
  • Programming. Integrate ready-to-use activities and audio book talks to round out your sessions.
  • Book Groups. Stimulate conversation with book guides and novel units.
  • Technology Integration. Enable patrons and staff to listen online to brief performances of books, watch authors in their studios, and access authoritative Web-based material about the featured books and authors.

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