Hi, Y’all! Off to Texas Librarian Association

March 31, 2009By justinaDia Calhoun, Lorie Ann Grover, readergirlz, Sara Zarr, Texas Librarian Association, TLA 2 Comments

The readergirlz co-founders–Dia Calhoun, Lorie Ann Grover, and I–are off to TLA in Houston today for a whirlwind of presentations and dinners! If you’re planning on attending this conference, join us at our key events: Wednesday, 4/16:30-8:30 YART Dinner Thursday, 4/210:30 a.m. TT4L Discussion with Teens 2:00 p.m. readergirlz: making literacy hip and relevant for … Read More

readertotz love

March 28, 2009By justinareadergirlz, readertotz 2 Comments

How sweet is this? Readertotz, the little sister organization to readergirlz, included North of Beautiful as its older sib book pick. http://readertotz.blogspot.com/2009/03/for-older-sibling-north-of-beautiful.html Today I am just so darn thankful for people who champion literature in all its forms for the very youngest readers to those with creaky knees.

Operation Teen Book Drop: Press Release

March 17, 2009By justinaOperation TBD, readergirlz, YALSA No Comments

For more information contact: Sara Easterly, Publicist for readergirlz Sara Easterly & Friends sara@saraeasterly.com 206-632-8588 READING STIMULUS PLAN FOR HOSPITALIZED TEEN PATIENTSLAUNCHES JUST IN TIME FOR “SUPPORT TEEN LIT DAY” APRIL 16 Despite economic downturn, generous publishers have donatedthousands of young-adult books for readergirlz, Guys Lit Wire, and YALSAto deliver to teens in America’s top … Read More

Happy Anniversary, readergirlz!

March 4, 2009By justinareadergirlz, readertotz 3 Comments

readergirlz is two years old! Two years old! Two years since that fateful school visit in Chicago gave me the idea to start the club. Two years since Dia Calhoun, Lorie Ann Grover, and Janet Lee Carey agreed to co-found it…not knowing just how much work it would be to launch and run our community. … Read More