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Find more articles tagged as Prairie Bud/ Prairie Pasque, reluctant readers, school libraries, School Library Boot Camp, summer reading (includes Jumpstart), teens, and Young Adult Reading Program (YARP).

New PSA helps build parent toddler relationships
November/December 2015

Storytime Undergrounds gives you a literacy leg up
November/December 2015

Summer Reading Planning starts now
November/December 2015

Groundbreaking New Books for Children with Special Needs
November/December 2015

Read for Record class eventRead for the Record a Big Success in South Dakota
November/December 2015

yarp book awards"YARP voting opens this month
October 2015

Read for the Record®
October 2015

On your mark, get set...READ! Summer reading manuals
October 2015

Breathe new life into your story times and displays
September 2015

Read for the Record
September 2015

National Fossil Day coming this October
September 2015

Summer Reading Program Survey is released
August 2015

Apply For Great Stories Club Programming Grants for at-risk teens
August 2015

First Lady Linda Daugaard is South Dakota's Reading Ambassador
August 2015

Get the Ultimate Superhero and Supervillain YA Reading List
June/July 2015

Are You Keeping Up with Read! SD?
June/July 2015

Incorporating STEM Into Your Teen Programming
June/July 2015

Get Help with Early Literacy Using StoryBlocks Videos
June/July 2015

Check Out the New YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award List
June/July 2015

Find the right performer for your program
April, 2015

Having a diverse YA collection
April, 2015

New teen programming guidelines from YALSA.
April, 2015

YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners announced soon
April, 2015

Remind and Common Sense Media release Digital Citizenship Kit
April, 2015

Introducing the 2014 ALA Children's & Teen Book Awards
March, 2015

Teen Tech Week™ is this month!
March, 2015

CLEL Bell Awards
March, 2015

Kate DiCamillo named CSLP National Summer Reading Champion
February, 2015

Are you ready for summer reading?
February, 2015

Native American diversity in children's books
February, 2015

January, 2015
includes "Don't give up on Skype", "Teen Librarian Toolbox", "Free foreign language e-books for kids", "Children's Day/Book Day/Día de los Niño's is coming", and "National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards applications now open!"

November/ December 2014
includes "Public Librarians can help students vote for Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque Awards",

October, 2014
includes "Join Jumpstart's Read for the Record campaign", "Learn more about your community with the 'KIDS COUNT Data Book'", "National Fossil Day", and "Gear up for summer reading in 2015 with the CSLP Pinterest pages"

September, 2014
includes "SD libraries receive educational LEGO kits", "Start STEAMing with NASA", "Get your YARP on!" and "Summer reading reporting still open"

August, 2014
includes "YARP/SD Teen Choice Award Booklist Update", "Iowa Librarian Is breaking the craft ceiling", "Reading Is Fundamental study says summer reading is not priority", "SD Titles To Go makes participating in SD Children's & Teen Choice book awards easier" and "Summer Reading Program Report Time"

June/ July 2014
includes "Reading in the summertime and all the time" and "Say cheese!"

May, 2014
includes "Celebrate National Summer Learning Day", "Teens have chosen YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners" and "Prepare for summer reading with more resources"

April, 2014
includes "Join the 100 Days until summer countdown!", "AWE Early Literacy announces Video Contest", "YARP/SD Teen Choice Award Winners Announced Soon!", and "Collaborative Summer Library Program Updates"

March, 2014
includes "YALSA & ALSC New Book Award winners announced", "Time is running out to vote for YARP/ SD Teen Choice Book Award", "Celebrating Diversity with Día De Los Niños", and "APRIL - Month of the Military Child"

February, 2014
includes "2014 WrestleMania Reading Challenge from YALSA", "Teaching Kids and Teens to Be Good Cybercitizens", and "Jump Start"

December 2013/ January 2014
includes "Teen Literacy Contest", "ALA/Association for library service to children's "Día" Programs", "Encourage YARP/SD Teen Choice Award voting", and "Jump Start information coming soon!"

November, 2013
includes "Authors for Earth Day", "Your Teen Read Week Stories Wanted", and "Fresh Teen Space Decorating Ideas", "

October, 2013
includes "CIPA's effect on current and future teen library usage", "Getting to know Evanced Summer Reader software", "YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Awards voting opens October 13", "2014 CSLP Summer Reading Program manuals"

September 2013
includes "Oxford Owl enhances reading", "Summer Reading Program Survey", "All things YALSA-related", and "Partner with a purpose"

August 2013
includes "Scaling Programs", "News from the Collaborative Summer Library Program", and "Win Free YA Books"

June/ July 2013
includes "Upcoming YARP/Teen Choice Book Award titles", "New picture book award to support early literacy"

May, 2013
includes "2012-2013 Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque winners announced", "YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners", and "Get the word out on summer reading"

April, 2013
includes "National Storytelling Network", "Story Time Slime at SDLA/NDLA/MPLA Tri-Conference"

March, 2013
includes "Free e-books for kids – no ereader needed", "Last month for YARP votes", "Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque", and "CSLP Committee membership"

February, 2013
includes "Summer reading partnerships", "Keep those YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Awards votes coming", "Let the Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque voting begin", "Get ready for Teen Tech Week", "Purple Up Day is April 12"

January, 2013
includes "Dig Into Reading with the 2013 Jump Start Summer Reading Workshops", "Keeping up with Common Core", "Authors for Earth Day"

November, 2012
includes "Seize the day with storytime", "Exciting new summer reading opportunity for partner schools and nonprofits

October, 2012
includes "Showcase your teens during Teen Read Week", "YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Awards open voting on Oct. 14", and "2013 Summer Reading Program manuals coming soon"

September, 2012
includes "Gregory Public Library has new teen advisory board", "2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards", "Coming Soon: YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Awards", and "Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque reading starts today!"

August, 2012
includes "YALSA provides evaluation tools for teen services and spaces", "Rethinking the call number… with teens", and "Summer reading program evaluation now available"

June, 2012
includes "2012/2013 YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award List coming soon", "Do you have a teen advisory group?", and "Summer Learning Day is June 21"

May, 2012
includes "Announcing the 2011-2012 YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners!", "2011-2012 Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque votes are in", "News from the Collaborative Summer Library Program Annual Meeting", "Enhance summer reading with", and "Operation: Military Kids! - The Welcome Home Garden Project"

April, 2012
includes "Children's Book Week", "Week of the Young Child", and "Jump Start takes on a blizzard"

March, 2012
includes "Get YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award votes in soon", "Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque voting ends March 31", "Kick-off March with Teen Tech Week!", "South Dakota School of Mines and Technology summer learning camps", and Brighten up your March with SLJ’s Battle of the Books!"

February, 2012
includes "Keep YARP votes coming", "Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque voting is open", "What do teens really want to read?", "SDSL will “lend” you a helping hand", and "Operation: Military Kids wants you to celebrate Month of the Military Child"

January, 2012
includes "Read Aloud Survey: We Asked ~ You Responded", "Young Naturalist Awards deadline is March 9", "Teen Tech Week invites you to Geek out @ your library", and "Reviewing is rewarding for me, why not you?"

November/December, 2011
includes "Operation: Military Kids! Christmas at the Capitol 2011", "Reinvent game night by bringing the game to life", "2012 Letters About Literature Contest deadline is Jan. 6", "Wanted: Teen Read Week stories and photos", and "Want free books?"

October, 2011
includes "Technology helps kids connect with their military family members", "YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award voting begins Oct. 16", "It’s a great day to read Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque nominees", and "2012 Summer Reading Program manuals now available"

September, 2011
includes "Summer Reading Program Evaluation due Sept. 24", "Children’s books exempted from lead testing", "YALSA’s Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth set the standards", and "The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction"

July/August, 2011
includes "Summer Reading Program Evaluation", "YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award 2011-2012 information available", and "Teens' Top Teen voting opens Aug. 15"

June, 2011
includes "2011 Teen Read Week™ is coming!", "WrestleMania Reading Challenge is back", and "Happy Summer Reading!"

May, 2011
includes "South Dakota Children’s Book Award winners announced", "YARP Teen Choice Award Committee announces winners", "Latest news from the Collaborative Summer Library Program", and "Amazing free resource for 2011 Summer Reading"

April, 2011
includes "Prairie Bud & Pasque final four—four days to vote, that is", "Jump Start follow-up links are ready", "A steady diet of YA books is professional development", and "The Internet IS a toaster for teens"

March, 2011
includes "Prairie Bud, Prairie Pasque and YARP votes pouring in", "Battle bullying with books", "Branding with library mascots", and "E-content and accessibility"

February, 2011
includes "Caldecott, Newbery, YALSA 2011 awards announced", "Dealing with challenges to graphic novels", and "After-school Partnership launches new website"

January, 2011
includes "'You Are Here' Teen Video Contest launches", "YALSA announces 2011 Nonfiction Shortlist and free ALA webcast", "YARP/Teen Choice Book Award Voting Reminder", and "University and elementary students collaborate to help choose Prairie Bud"

November/ December, 2010
includes "Peter Brown accepts 2010 Prairie Bud Award at SDLA Conference", "Building children’s early literacy — It’s never too early to start", "Letters About Literature contest invites readers to write", and "National STEM Video Game Challenge is underway"

October, 2010
includes "It’s time to encourage Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque reading", "YARP/Teen Choice Book Awards kicks off with Teen Read Week", "Call for 2012 CSLP Summer Reading Program Manual Ideas", and "SDSL Collection Highlights: Sitting Bull"

September, 2010
includes "Hau Kola Teen Camp 2010", "Shampoo bottles make easy teen craft", and "Songs and rhymes that build readers"

August 2010
includes "Summer reading program evaluations due September 15", "No Vampires Allowed: YA book review blog launches", "New YARP Teen Choice Book Award list available", and "Using technology for teen programming"

July 2010
includes "Help combat the summer reading slump", "Reaching non-English speaking children and families", and "Free audiobooks for teens available July 1"

June 2010
includes "Summer Reading Program offers free extras", "Helpful research and standards from the East Coast", "New guide for youth explains intellectual freedom", and "Month of the Military Child celebrated across the state"

May 2010
includes "2010 South Dakota Children's Book Award winners announced", "Winners of YARP/ South Dakota Teen Choice Book Awards", "Another Children's Classic Makes the Jump to the Big Screen", and "Updates from the Collaborative Summer Library Program Annual Conference"

April, 2010
includes "Braille & Talking Book Summer reading Program begins June 7", "Author Visits with Skype", "Promote YALSA's literary award winners", "Give a boost to your nonfiction collection", and "13,450 readers vote for Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque awards"

March, 2010
includes "April is Month of the Military Child", "'Read to me!' Selecting books that strengthen pre-reading skills", "ALA literary award winners announced", "YARP South Dakota Teen Choice Award deadline is March 31", and "Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque voting deadline is March 15"

February, 2010
includes "Voting survey is open for Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque", "Library gaming is big success in two South Dakota communities" and "Future Summer Reading Program slogan ideas needed"

December/ January, 2010
includes "Young Adult Library Services Association offers news via Web 2.0", "Winter weeding can eliminate those awful books", "Phillip Hoose wins 2009 National Book Award", ">ALSC offers catchy marketing idea"

November, 2009
includes "Popular young adult novel made into movie", "Key points from The Teenage Brain & Teens in the Library" "2010 Young Naturalist Awards begin Dec. 1", "YALSA Teens' Top Ten list announced", and "Vote for Spoonfuls of Stories"

October, 2009
includes "National Gaming Day is Nov. 14", "Call for Ideas for the 2011 Collaborative Summer Library Program: Children, Teens, Adults", "ALSC revises competencies for serving children" and "What’s the next book in the series?"

September, 2009
includes "Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque reading begins now", "Celebrate Teen Read Week with YARP", "Teen reviewers wanted", "Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome... no wait, you're just going through summer reading withdrawal", "Young Adult Literature Symposium Stipend", and "ALA releases information about CPSIA and library books"

August, 2009
includes "Take time to evaluate the Summer Reading Program", "Involving young people in technology planning" and "Hau Kola Learning Camp builds bridges for students and professionals"

July, 2009
includes "Why Web 2.0 matters in Youth Services", "Summer Reading: Full Throttle!", and "CSLP is featured on U.S. Department of Education video"

June, 2009
includes "Summer Reading Program Updates Web Site", "Help Create a U.S. Postage Stamp to Celebrate The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats", "Recommended Interactive Software for Kids"

May, 2009
"Does Your Library Want to Have a Teen Summer Reading Program?"

April, 2009
includes "Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine Traveling Exhibit", "2009 South Dakota Children’s Book Award Winners (Prairie Bud/ Pasque)", "Young Adult Reading Program (YARP) Teen Choice 2009 Award Winners" and "Teen Summer Reading Project"

March, 2009
includes "Teen Tech Week Stories", "Support Teen Literature Day", "Teens’ Top Ten List", "Marketing YALSA's Awards @ your library", "YALSA Literature Award Winners" and "Nominate a Young Leader for a $2,500 Barron Prize!"

February, 2009
includes "Mark Your Calendars", "Add It Up focuses on Children and Teens", and "American Library Association Announces Literary Award Winners ".

January, 2009
includes "Best Children's Books of 2008", "2010 Summer Reading Program", "South Dakota book wins award", "Young Naturalists Award Program", and "StoryTubes 2009".






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