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Book Reviews April 2014

I am taking a mini-break from poetry to write my monthly book review post. I am proud of myself for reading nearly 100 books so far this year. 7,387 more words

Interview with Aaron Becker, Caldecott Honor-winning author/illustrator of JOURNEY

“Like many American boys born in the wake of the Apollo missions, I decided early on I would be an astronaut. My mother was an astronomy teacher at a local college in my hometown of Baltimore. 1,472 more words


No, David! - by David Shannon (1998)

Another hilarious book to read with the small person in your life!

What do you do with a pre-schooler who just can’t stop being naughty? Why, you just keep yelling, “No, David!” Mr. 68 more words

Young Children

SCBWI Eastern PA talent is outstanding!

By Adrienne Wright

We would like to acknowledge some of our great local talent and congratulate the following ALA 2014 award winning author-illustrators:

Greg Pizzoli — Recipient of the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book for his first picture book “ 37 more words

Feeling Blue?

Who doesn’t find a chameleon’s ability to change color enchanting? It’s such an amazing fact made more magical in books and movies all the time. … 258 more words

Picture Books

"Tell Us Your Story" with Wordless Picture Books

If you’ve set foot in any of the Alameda County Libraries this month you know that March is Art is Education Month . This year’s theme is… 467 more words


Caldecott Honorees and Winner 2014

The American Library Association Youth Media Awards were announced in January, and I’m slowly working my way through the winners and honorable mentions. The Randolph Caldecott Medal is awarded for the most distinguished American picture book for children. 903 more words

Children's Literature