A Kids Blog In the Purest Sense of the Term
Japan is cool right now.
So cool, in fact, that every child and teen I know at this library want nothing more than to spend semester after semester there. So it just makes sense to find ways to feed this all-encompassing hunger for all things Japanese. The Here and There Japan site is one of those rare blogs created for the sole purpose of entertaining and informing kids. I mean, I write about children's books all the time, but I seriously doubt anyone under the age of 19 has ever read my postings (with the exception of the kids trying to get book report summaries, of course). This site, in contrast, shows them all the day-to-day ins and outs of living in Japan. And I found the billboard ad with Tommy Lee Jones's face on it particularly entrancing.
Thanks to the School Library Journal blog for the link.