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Radiant Author: Javaka Steptoe Shares Inspiration, Heartache and Ambition

Javaka Steptoe was all over book news in January, but new interviews and stories continue to post. One of the most interesting interviews I’ve heard with Mr. 184 more words

Books + Comic Books

Ten, Nine, Eight

Bang, Molly. Ten, Nine, Eight. New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1983.

The day has been long and we are ready for bed.
It is after dinner and after bath. 456 more words

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2016 Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner Announced!

Caldecott Medal Winner:

Radiant Child: the Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe.

“A visually stunning picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Javaka Steptoe. 357 more words


They All Saw A Cat

Written and illustrated by Brendan Wenzel
Published by Chronicle Books
Ages 6 – 8

Brendan Wenzel’s stunning first solo picture book was named a Randolph Caldecott Honor Book this morning. 157 more words

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Storystorm Day 13: "The Mock Caldecott Awards" by Colby Sharp

by Colby Sharp

One of my favorite things to do with my students is a Mock Caldecott unit. Each year, my friend Mr. Schu and I select 20 books for the study. 569 more words


Slice of Life Tuesday: Analyzing Books for Awards Season

I love awards season! The Golden Globes hooked me on Sunday and reeled me into the bedroom so I could watch and not bother the other family members. 321 more words

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Book Review: The Storyteller

Have you ever skipped a meal so you can read a book? I have, but if you haven’t yet, you might find yourself immersed in THE STORYTELLER — and you’d be okay with whatever else you missed. 191 more words

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