Teen Girls and Magic in the 1900s, a guest post by Sacha Lamb

When the Angels Left the Old Country is a fairytale grounded in history, specifically what’s known in American Jewish history as the Great Wave of Immigration. This lasted roughly from 1880 until the early 1920s. I have got my master’s degree with a thesis on Jewish women and immigration in the 1920s, and Angels combines … Read more

Creating Teen Book Bundles to Increase Circulation, an Experiment

By day, I work at the Fort Worth Public Library system in the Collection Development department (important note: this is my private and personal blog, they just let me talk about the cool stuff we do there sometimes). FWPL is a 17 branch system and like all large systems, we have branches of varying sizes. … Read more