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Debatables: The Better Balloon!

Welcome to a special Thanksgiving-themed edition of Debatables!

For those of you not in the know, Debatables is a monthly column where odd and esoteric kid-lit questions are argued with perhaps a bit too much passion. 911 more words

Children's Books

For the love of books // Frankie's Favorites

I love sharing the books that are special to each of my daughters. They gravitate to different genres and illustrators, and it’s a constant reminder that children are so unique in their interests. 567 more words

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Rating: ★★★★

Genre: Children’s literature, picturebook

Synopsis: A young boy wakes up to a snowy day, a day with no school and only fun.

Review:  89 more words

Telling Tall Tales: John Henry

The most important thing I need in order to do my job is have a voice.  Well, I’ve caught a cold and I’m worried about my voice making it through a busy day tomorrow (7 classes before noon with 15 minutes of reading each.)  I’m honestly worried about letting my students down.  369 more words

Children's Books

What The Children See

When I was a little girl, I was fortunate enough to have books like Thunder Rose, Raising Dragons, and Pet Show! I had all of the Messy Bessey books about Messy Bessey’s clutter-induced trials, which my neat Bajan grandmother was all too pleased to read to me.  716 more words


BookKids: Ellen Reads Without Walls

This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Bookfairs’ Manager, Ellen, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. 892 more words