Suzi Wackerbarth’s “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”
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Suzi Wackerbarth’s “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”

Suzi Wackerbarth is a children’s librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Downtown and Business. She was formerly a children’s librarian and cataloger at Northland Public Library in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. She participated in the Bechtel Fellowship in May 2013. The following is an excerpt from her essay,  “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”: “And they lived … Continue reading

Constructing the Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Archive: A talk by Dr. Sara Schwebel
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Constructing the Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Archive: A talk by Dr. Sara Schwebel

Schwebel will discuss her most current project, a digital archive of materials related to Scott O’Dell’s Newbery award-winning children’s book Island of the Blue Dolphins, and how it relates to nature, historical narratives, and colonialism. The archive will be released in 2016 alongside the first-ever critical edition ofIsland of the Blue Dolphins. This event is … Continue reading

Little Weirdos 2.0
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Little Weirdos 2.0

Designed by Tianrui Greg, Little Weirdos 2.0 is a digital game about the water problems occurring in Florida and around the world right now. The game teaches children how human behaviors affect water as well as aquatic animals in order to promote healthy water/animal conservation practices. More information about the game can be found here. Continue reading