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THE SCAR BOYS by Len Vlahos

Post #4: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 677 more words

Children's Books

THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY by Jessie Ann Foley

Post #3: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 361 more words

Books & Book Reviews

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Post #2: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 574 more words

Books

The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E. K. Johnston

Post #1: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 755 more words

Children's Books

Maintaining a mixed diet of reading

I was recently speaking at the UCCF staff conference which was a real privilege and joy – and in one of the talks, I gave some tips on reading books, and a number asked for them to be reproduced (as they weren’t on the handout). 1,040 more words

Culture

Illustration Revision in Mariana Ruiz Johnson's Book, I Know a Bear

By Diana Zipeto

Recently, I bought Mariana Ruiz Johnson’s beautiful picture book, I Know a Bear.

Published in 2014 by Schwartz & Wade, the book is about a girl who visits a bear in the zoo. 825 more words

Children's Books

The Writer Magazine: Fuel for the Aspiring Writer

by Alison Potoma

While browsing through Barnes and Nobles, a magazine caught my eye. The Writer. Tag line: Imagine, Write, Publish.

On the cover: 397 more words

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