Katie Palazzola

About Katie Palazzola

Katie is a lifelong reader, and enjoys sharing her passion for books with teachers and students as a Literacy and Education Coordinator at Booksource. She was lucky enough to be read to every single day of her childhood, and believes every kid deserves the opportunity to have the joy of reading instilled and nurtured. She also loves to travel, hike, make things out of other things and hang out with her amazing family.

Are You Ready for the 2017 ALA Youth Media Awards? A Look Back at the 2016 Medal Winners and Honorees

The medals are coming!

In a matter of days the American Library Association (ALA) will announce Caldecott and Newbery winners. (The announcements will take place on Monday, January 23 at 8 a.m. EST and are being live-streamed on the I Love Libraries Facebook page, so anyone can watch!)

My inner book nerd is all a-flurry as […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Book Recommendation, classroom libraries, Feature|0 Comments

Crises and Crusades: Support Content Area Literacy with These Historical Titles by Albert Marrin

Albert Marrin is a well-regarded author of juvenile nonfiction. Having penned over three dozen titles, he is not only prolific but also award-winning, and clearly dedicated to bringing history to life for his readers.

I recently spent some time with three of Marrin’s titles: A Volcano Beneath the Snow, FDR and the American Crisis and Thomas […]