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Leave Me Alone!

Kids will love the humor in this story about a grandmother looking for a quiet place to knit.

Interest Level: K-3; Reading Level: 2.1
Caldecott Honor, 2017… 240 more words

Disappointment runneth over.

So, nearly six weeks ago the Caldecott and Newbery awards were announced and I was completely wrong on all predictions. And quite disappointed by the awarded books, to be honest. 214 more words


Owl Moon by Jane Yolen


Yolk, J. & Schoenherr, J. (1987). Owl Moon. New York: Philomela Books.

Fiction, appropriate for ages 3+

PART TWO… 588 more words

Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews

Written by Troy Andrews

Illustrated by Bryan Collier

(2015) New York, New York

Abrams Books for Young Readers


2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner… 597 more words

Swamp Angel

Taller than Paul Bunyan and stronger than his blue ox Babe, Angelica Longrider is the only one who can save Tennessee from Thundering Tarnation, a massive black bear! 53 more words


Remarks on 2017's Youth Media Awards

I was rather pleased with myself for the speed with which I updated the award-winner bibliographies on my library’s website after ALA’s Youth Media Awards were announced last Monday morning. 494 more words


Review: Blueberries for Sal

A Review of Blueberries for Sal
Author and Illustrator: Robert McCloskey
Reviewed by L. Bohannon

Blueberries for Sal on Amazon

Recommended reader age: 3-7

This story is just endearing all around. 174 more words