Iván Silva

Is E for Easy?

Posted by in Collection development, EasyBook, Education, Lexile, Library Brand, Uncategorized

Today many of my SC library friends engaged in a healthy discussion about the books that have mostly pictures, are roughly 32 pages (give or take), and have been maligned by teachers as “easy.” The conversation began with an innocent question: If you are in an Intermediate school, 4th and 5th grade, do you have an Easy […]


Library March Madness Championship Week!

Posted by in Collection development, DormanU, Education, Library, Library Brand, MarchMadness, Reading Advocacy

Our library book tournament has made it to the last round of our Library March Madness, with the finalist competing for DHS Library Book of the Year at Dorman High School. Vying for that title are two books in a single series, respectively book 1 and book 2.  Hunger Games, seeded at #6 matches up against Catching Fire, the #1 seed […]