Deimosa Webber-Bey

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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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Juneteenth, a day for jubilee!

Deimosa Webber-Bey June 19th, 2014

On June 19, 1865 General Gordon Granger read General Orders, No.


Deimosa Webber-Bey June 13th, 2014

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, dear to me because I come from both Barbuda and St. Croix through my grandfathers.  In college I was...

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Hooray for audiobook month!

Deimosa Webber-Bey June 5th, 2014

An audiobook can sub in for a read aloud in the classroom or empower a struggling reader to keep up with the books that are hot right now. They are fun in...

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