Kids’ Book Reviews

I have not seen the movie adaptation of Wonder yet (release date is Friday 11/17), but I know that many many of our students will see this movie and talk about it. Reading the book continues to be a powerful experience for many kids (read here about our experience). I [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Made with Padlet
Our panel discussion at AASL was fascinating. As Fran Manushkin noted, series provide her with friends for life as a young reader. She loved the Betsy, Tacy and Tib stories:"Because there was more than one book about Betsy, Tacy and Tib, they became my friends! I got to know so [...]
Tue, Nov 14, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Today I'm moderating a panel: Reading On My Own! Beginning Reader Series. We will talk with Megan McDonald (Judy Moody), Fran Manushkin (Katie Woo), Dori Butler (Kayla & King) and Richard Haynes (Slingshot & Burp) about writing for kids who are just beginning their reading journeys.These authors sparkling with humor [...]
Sat, Nov 11, 2017, Continue reading at the source
This week, school librarians from across the US are coming to Phoenix for the National Conference of the Association of American School Librarians. As conference co-chair, I've worked over the past two years with an amazing committee and staff to help plan this event that brings together the leaders in [...]
Tue, Nov 07, 2017, Continue reading at the source



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