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Congratulations, ALA Newbery Award Winner: HELLO, UNIVERSE

“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel.”—Washington Post

Winner of the NEWBERY AWARD for 2018


  • by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • Hardcover | ISBN: 9780062414151 | $16.99…
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Award Winner

Book Birthday for THE ART OF THE SWAP

I’m thrilled to be at Writers’ Rumpus on the Book Birthday for THE ART OF THE SWAP, and so happy to be sharing the day with my friend and co-author Jen Malone. 616 more words

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Black History Month: Heroes of Black History - Spotlight on Barack Obama

Heroes of Black History: Biographies of Four Great Americans, (Dec. 2017, Time for Kids), $9.99, ISBN: 978-1-68330-776-1

Recommended for readers 8-12

This Time for Kids collection highlights the life stories of four great African-Americans: Harriet Tubman, who led slaves to freedom; Jackie Robinson, the groundbreaking athlete and first African-American baseball player to play for the major leagues; Rosa Parks, the civil rights pioneer who refused to give up her seat on the bus; and Barack Obama, the first African-American President of the United States. 273 more words

Tween Reads

Guest Post from Education.com: Valentine's Day crossword puzzle

Education.com is back with another free, fun download for kids!

It’s almost time for Valentine’s Day so let’s practice spelling skills with this fun crossword puzzle! 30 more words

Middle Grade

Kids can discover their Superpowers with this fun activity book

Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Really Are, by M.H. Clark, (Feb. 329 more words

Tween Reads

Frog and Toad fans, meet Peter & Ernesto!

Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths, by Graham Annable, (Apr. 2018, First Second), $17.99, ISBN: 9781626725614

Recommended for readers 7-10

Peter and Ernesto are best friends. 253 more words

Middle Grade

Spotlight on Middle Grade Authors Part 4: Pablo Cartaya

By Cindy L. Rodriguez

This is the fourth in an occasional series about middle grade Latinx authors. We decided to shine a spotlight on middle grade writers and their novels because, often, they are “stuck in the middle”–sandwiched between and overlooked for picture books and young adult novels. 1,062 more words

Latinx Literature