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Fall Picture Books

Head on over to Anitra Rowe Schulte’s blog to read my 5 Picture Books to Fall For, guest blog post.

Book Reviews

Welcome to the Danica Davidson #Minecrafters #BlogTour!

Welcome to the Danica Davidson Minecrafters Blog Tour!  Over the next few weeks, bloggers across the internet and across the planet will be talking about Danica Davidson’s Minecrafter books for middle grade readers, interviewing her, hosting guest posts, and more!   308 more words

Writing Update: #amhashtag

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a writing update. As they say on Twitter, #amwriting, or at least trying to, and #amsubmitting – slowly. As it’s Half Term, I’m hoping to get a bit more written this week. 323 more words

Creative Writing

Reads for Super Readers: 9 Books for 8- to 12-Year-Old Bookworms

How do you know if you’re a bookworm? Here’s one test: Do you get super excited when the character in a book you’re reading is reading a book that you’ve read? 98 more words

Raising Readers

Reading to kids - it's also about values

So I’ve talked before about the importance of kids’ books for teaching language to children, but there’s also a lot to be said for using literature to transmit values. 464 more words

Book Reviews

“Who knows, my friend? Maybe the sword does have some magic. Personally, I think it’s the warrior who wields it.”

—Redwall by Brian Jacques

Favorite Fiction - Redwall

Eulalia! Autumn is the perfect time to get cozy with an old favorite book and maybe a cup of something hot and chocolatey? The Redwall books were a huge influence as a kid. 24 more words