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Kid Lit Frenzy · 1d ago

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: The Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

This past week, I attended the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference (NCTE) in St. Louis, Missouri. NCTE is one of my favorite conferences. I will be sharing more about ...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 2d ago

#Road2Reading Challenge: Mock Geisel Predictions

Last week, Michele Knott posted her thoughts on possible books to win the (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award, one of the ALA Youth Media Awards.  However, the Geisel Award always is a bit of a pu...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 1W ago

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: Mock Sibert 2018

It's the best time of the year. Not because of the holidays but for book lovers, the chatter about books increases as the "Best Of" lists start to pop up.  Everyone has been reading lots of ...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 1W ago

#Road2Reading Challenge: Pugs, Engineers, and Spies

My bookstack keeps growing and I look forward to Thanksgiving break to make a dent in it. In looking through some of the books I have received lately, I moved to the top three books.  Cowboy Pug by Laura James; Illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans (Bl...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 2W ago

#Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: Some Early Thoughts on Mock Sibert

It's November. Holiday season is in full swing by the look at TV commercials and a glimpse...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 2W ago

#Road2Reading Challenge: BallPark Mysteries: Christmas in Cooperstown Plus Giveaway

Christmas in Cooperstown (Ballpark Mysteries Super Special #2)By David A. Kelly, Illustrated by Mark MeyersRandom House Books for Young Readers (September 26, 2017)Audience: Ages 6 to 9 yearsFiction * Mystery * BaseballIndieBound | WorldCatDescripti...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 3W ago

SCIENCE + COMICS = AWESOME: Interview with Molly Brooks

Thank you First Second for setting up this blog tour with various creators of Science Com...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 3W ago

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: Dinosaurs, Spiders, and Bugs

Since I try to read as many new nonfiction picture books that I can find in a year, and since I also want to share as many books with readers of this blog, sometimes I try to share several b...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 4W ago

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: September & October New Releases

As part of the Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge, one of my favorite things is to round-up as many new quality nonfiction books for children about once a month to share them with readers of this blog.  Some months, I miss the release of books and add...
Kid Lit Frenzy · 1M ago

#Road2Reading Challenge: CYBILS Nominations for Early Readers/Early Chapter Books

This is the first year that I won't be serving as a CYBILS Round 2 Judge. However, I stil...