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SLJ's Battle of the Kids' Books

Where do I even begin? This somehow got past me this year, so we’re in the think of round 1 matches right now.  A little background behind this fun event – The School Library’s Battle of the Kids’ Books is a competition among 16 of the very best titles published in children’s literature of the year.   262 more words


Media Literacy for Young Children: Accuracy Matters

Many people have no idea how much discussion and debate children’s librarians have about topics like books, programming, library organization, awards, digital media use, inclusion/diversity, holidays and more. 997 more words

Story Time

EBYR All Over: March 10, 2017

New Releases

I Like, I Don’t Like
Written by Anna Baccellierie
Illustrated by Ale + Ale

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Chatting with EPA SCBWI-er KATE GARCHINSKY About Illustrating THE SECRET LIFE OF THE RED FOX (Released March 7)! by Anna Forrester

School Library Journal gave illustrator Kate Garchinsky’s debut, THE SECRET LIFE OF THE RED FOX (Boyds Mills Press, written by Laurence Pringle, illustrations by Kate Garchinsky) a  1,152 more words


School Library Journal Sneak Peek

HOW TO STAGE A CATASTROPHE is a School Library Journal Spring/Summer 2017 Sneak Peek pick! Download the whole list to see over 150 anticipated children’s/YA titles in all categories.


EBYR All Over: January 6, 2017

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  • At Night earned a starred review from School Library Journal! Reviewer Wendy Lukehart calls the book “both wondrous and whimsical” and writes that “the concept, humor, and scenes brimming with personality justify repeated readings—well beyond bedtime.”
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