Please note that three of our exceptional members are on the ALSC section of the American Library Association Ballot that should have been received by all ALA members. Kathie Meizer is on the ballot for ALSC Board, Theresa Cain is on the ballot for the Caldecott Committee and Sandra Eklund is on the ballot for the Newbery Committee.
REMINDER : We are now closing the agenda TWO WEEKS before the meeting. Therefore, March 9 at midnight is the last day to nominate titles for the March 24 meeting. At the March meeting, all titles will be on the agenda that were published in January and February.
This beautiful picture book depicts the evolution and extinction of the Galápagos’ Islands and its animals. The author pairs detailed, intricate, and evocative illustrations with understandable text to describe the life of and on the islands. An epilogue addresses Darwin’s voyage to the islands.
This thoroughly researched, engaging portrayal of Charles Darwin’s marriage reveals the depth of his relationship with his wife Emma, a woman whose views sometimes vexed him but whose love always comforted him. Admiring her intelligence and her faith, he consulted her about all matters, both personal and professional.