Deimosa Webber-Bey

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Classic Halloween Scholastic

Deimosa Webber-Bey October 29th, 2014

We took a look in the Scholastic archive, and brought up some classics from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, to reflect on what thrilled us back in the day - check them out! ...

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The Earth, teen books, and other big banned things

Deimosa Webber-Bey September 26th, 2014

I had one book challenged during my tenure as a teen librarian, and it was The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler.

Are you 1? Are you 2? Are you 225??

Deimosa Webber-Bey September 17th, 2014

It has been 225 years since the United States Constitution went into effect in 1789, and you can never have too many resources for teaching this essential...

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“The smartest card in your wallet”

Deimosa Webber-Bey September 9th, 2014

That is the catchphrase for 2014’s Library Card Sign Up Month campaign from the American Library Association, so today during my lunch break I signed up for a card at the...

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Setting up the classroom

Deimosa Webber-Bey August 27th, 2014

Setting up a classroom is a task that would challenge the most talented interior designer. Classroom management isn’t just about managing people – it...

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Fostering pleasure readers in the classroom

Deimosa Webber-Bey August 21st, 2014

In between teaching tours, I discovered librarianship. So there is a marked difference between how I taught before and after teen librarian-ing in a...

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Man vs. omnibus

Deimosa Webber-Bey August 14th, 2014

I (book)talked our employee reading club into Underdogs this month, because I am in the mood for an author study. This book combines Markus Zusak...

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Happy birthday Mandela!

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 18th, 2014

It is more important than ever today to reflect on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man who devoted his life to making the world a better place. In his 1964 speech from the...

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Dav Pilkey was a 2nd grade zinester

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 8th, 2014

Zine month is upon us, and while these self-published items have grown in popularity in the past decade+, they have actually been around for a while. For...

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Shameless YA reader

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 3rd, 2014

A few weeks ago, explaining myself in the blog post “Why I read YA”, I brought up several reasons why YA literature appeals to me. Shamelessly, I am in the 30-...

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