Tags » Kidlit

Every Bone Tells a Story by Jill Rubalcaba lets students see science in action

Every Bone Tells a Story

by Jill RubalcabaPeter Robertshaw


This is for middle schooler and older. 

Interesting. Each chapter is a new hominid find. 41 more words

Seeking the Specific in Illustration

By Diana Zipeto

For years I have worked as an artist, with dreams of being a children’s book illustrator. At last year’s New England SCBWI conference in Springfield, Massachusetts, I had the opportunity for a portfolio review with  592 more words

Writing & Illustrating

Port Side Pirates!

Travel the high seas with a lively band of buccaneers as they enjoy a melodic adventure aboard their galleon. Includes fun information about historical pirates, pirates around the world, and even a helpful chart naming the parts of a ship.  49 more words

Barefoot Books

Waiting is the Worst Part of Querying

I’ve waited weeks to hear back from literary agents on the queries I’ve sent them for my book. Sometimes it takes longer than weeks, though. It takes months. 956 more words


Heaven is being at the mall

Heaven Looks A Lot Like the Mall

by Wendy Mass

When you think of ways you could die, you never think gym class. You put yourself in some heroic situation.  107 more words

My WonderCon panel on SciFi/Fantasy Kid Lit

My WonderCon panel on SciFi/Fantasy KidLit featured awesome authors Frank Beddor (Hatter M), Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck), Nancy Holder (Wicked), Shannon Messenger (Skyfall), and Dan Yaccarino (Doug Unplugged).


I Took the Moon for a Walk

A perfect bedtime story…

Embark on a dreamy, nighttime jaunt with a young boy and the moon. Overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the world at night lives at the heart of this poetic tale. 60 more words

Barefoot Books