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Review of 100 Best Books for Children

100 BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: A PARENT’S GUIDE to making the right choices for your young reader, TODDLER TO PRETEEN by Anita Silvey. Published in 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Court. 1,318 more words

Book Review

EBYR All Over: March 13, 2015

Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week.  253 more words

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Selecting Books - Using Lists

We are continuing our series of  How to Select Books. This week we are talking about choosing books from a list. I showed them several books with list including Anita Silvey’s… 68 more words

School Library

About that schedule change...

You know that scheduling shift I mentioned on Monday?  Looks like it’ll happen sooner than I’d realized.  I’m afraid my second “real post” of the week will come on Thursday from now on, or at least until that’s inconvenient and has to change too.   29 more words


Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present

by Charlotte Zolotow; illus. by Maurice Sendak
HarperCollins, 1990 (originally published 1962) 410 more words

Book Reviews

Singing the Praises of the Rarest Kind of Best by Anita Silvey

Recently, the fine people at Nerdy Book Club ask me how I came up with the idea for Children’s Book-a-Day Almanac. I wish I could respond, “Oh that’s me. 484 more words

Author Posts

I'll Pass for Your Comrade: Women Soldiers in the Civil War

By Anita Silvey
Middle grade, non-fiction
Ages 10 and up, Grades 5-8
Clarion Books, 2008
ISBN: 978-0618574919

Our newest addition to the Girls of Summer project is our Annual Guest Star. 314 more words

Middle Grade