Tags » Award Winning Books

Newberry, Caldecott & Coretta Scott King--Oh, My!

I walk into the children’s library and am overwhelmed. Thousands of picture books! Beautiful books, scary books, interesting books, funny books, sad books, informative books, sleepy-time books, holiday books, adventurous books… 291 more words

Awarded and Smiling! _#BookAwards

I Cant Help Feeling Proud and had to share this exciting news.

Dark Fey The Reviled has been awarded the Fresh Lifestyle Magazine Great Reads Book Award :) 353 more words


2017 Mock Predictions

Tomorrow morning – less than 10 hours, really – ALSC and ALA will announce the 2017 Youth Media Awards.

There’s the lead-up. Waking up at 4am PST. 173 more words

Celebrate Children's Lit!

2017 Mock Newbery - RESULTS!

We did it. Almost 30 students and 3 teachers took part in our Mock Newbery book club. This morning’s penultimate meeting: VOTING and the announcement of the WINNING and HONOR titles! 306 more words

School Library Lessons

A review of A Monster Calls (by Patrick Ness, inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd)

I’ve been eager for quite some time to read A Monster Calls. I’m glad I did. It’s a powerful, unique, and painfully real story. I highly recommend this novel to any reader. 342 more words

Book Reviews

Best of 2016: Early Readers, Graphic Novels, Nonfiction...

Broad category here, so please forgive me. As usual, I didn’t read enough nonfiction. Or graphic novels (to my daughter’s chagrin). I did read lots of beginner readers/transitional books, and these are exceptional.   308 more words

Celebrate Children's Lit!