Styling Librarian Recommendation Bookmarks

This is the time of year I’m desperately trying to update my summer reading recommendations after a year filled with fantastic books. Here’s a wonderful ” if you enjoyed… you might also like…” list. I’m sharing this one with my families.

The Styling Librarian

Recently, I had numerous students finish a favorite series and ask for recommendations for other books. My assistant and I had aspirations for creating new genre posters with recommendations for various books but realized that creating a bookmark might be an appealing alternative.

I created new readers advisory bookmarks for my students who need ideas for similar books to their favorites.

I was quite grateful to find this webpage: http://www.ilsa.lib.ia.us/readadvice.htm#bookmarks – really connected well with our idea and helped me think of how to set up bookmarks in different ways and also be as simplistic as possible.

The first one I worked on was book recommendations similar to Jacqueline Wilson’s style.

There are always great sites as well, just trying to provide a quick recommendation source. Sometimes it is helpful to refer students to a bookmark on hand versus sending students to a webpage. I already provide some recommendations online…

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About vst3in

I am a writer, avid reader, library techie, birder and runner. I make felt and teach others. I love colors and textures and birds and books. I'm working on a historical novel and reading lots of books for young people. I am running to get stronger, and I sail with my husband. This blog contains thoughts about all these things.
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