Following on from our last event celebrating Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary, the next BookTalk of the year will continue the focus on contemporary children’s literature with a discussion of Mark Haddon’s prizewinning novel… 345 more words
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Growing up gorilla is just like any kind of growing up. You make mistakes. You play. You learn. You do it all over again.
The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate
Why I read it:
I’ve always been interested in representations of female agency, particularly in YA texts. I included this as part of a reading list for an imaginary undergraduate “Intro to Children’s Lit” course because I think, as an early example of literature written expressly for young women, it’s a landmark text. 840 more words
Kudos to Rudolfo Anaya, who keeps coming out with new books even in the twilight of his career.
Text from publisher:
This masterfully written children’s book by New Mexico’s favorite storyteller is a delightful tale about a young owl named Ollie who lives in an orchard with his parents in northern New Mexico. 222 more words
Original post by Rene Colato Lainez found here: http://labloga.blogspot.com/2017/10/los-gatos-black-on-halloween.html
- Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes, illustrated by Yuyi Morales
- Age Range: 4 – 8 years… 254 more words