This blog has been created by Sarah P. Gibson. For more info please visit my webpage: www.sarahpgibson.com.
The homepage artwork (c2013) is courtesy of Abrian Curington, an artist and former library assistant.
What have I published?
My latest book, Far Off-Girl, is a YA novel about an American girl who follows her librarian father around the world, Amazon, 2017
How to Become an International Librarian, Amazon, 2014
Going International! School Library Journal, Fall 2009
Libraries Burning: A Discussion to be Shared (PDF) Progressive Librarian, Issue no. 26, Winter/Spring 2006, p. 40
Strangers in Paradise, School Library Journal, June 2001
If you Knew Dewey…, School Library Journal, August 2001
Afraid to Come In: Students who Fear the Library (PDF) unpublished
Out-of-Sight in the Buraydah, Cricket Magazine, Part I – Nov/Dec. 2009, Part II – Jan. 2010
The Truth about Horses, Friends & My Life as a Coward
Marshall Cavendish, October 2008
160 Pages, ages 8 and up
Lisa’s Snow Day Gannett Books,1988, Picture Book
Island Progress, Maine Island Journal, Vol, 5. 1998, p.79.
Where in the world have I been?
I am originally from Maine but have lived in Colorado, New York, Louisiana, and Florida and have traveled through most of the states including Hawaii.
I have lived and worked in: Brazil, Saudi Arabia, England, Oman, The Marshall Islands, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Libya, and Bahrain, and Algeria.
I have traveled to: Canada, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, The Marshall Islands, Libya, Egypt, India, Ukraine, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, France, Belgium, Amsterdam, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Malta, and Greece.
Chebeague Family Flees Libya (news article)
Where in the world am I now?
Employed as a temporary librarian in a small city public library in the United States (Florida). It has been 24 years since I last worked in a public library and 14 since I have worked in the States…what a change!
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