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Me e t He l en R uff in!
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you find in this
issue? And yes, authors and
media specialists count as
I N S I D E T H I S
I S S U E :
Druid Hills Rocks
Dolly Parton and
A newslet t er for peopl e who c are a bout
l ibrary media pro gra ms
School Library Media Month
Does your school participate in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl? Did you
know there really is a Helen Ruffin? Mrs. Ruffin, who created the Reading
Bowl named in her honor, was at the recent Georgia Children’s Book Award
Thank you Mrs. Ruffin and thanks to all the media specialists across the state
who participate in this wonderful program.
Georgia Department of Education
1754 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
We will lead the nation in improving
Are you retiring this year? Is your Media Parapro retiring?
Were you chosen as TOTY in your school or system?
Were you chosen as your system or district’s Library Media
Specialist of the Year?
Let us know so we can honor you in the May issue.
Send an email with your information to:
Be not afraid of going slowly.
Be afraid of standing still.
P age 2
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You can always spot
bright people. They
are reading a book.
Me dia Matter s
P age 3
GCBA Picture Storybook Nominees 2009-10
Banks, Kate (2006) Max’s Words. Ill. By B