Lockhart, E. Genuine Fraud. Fiction. Delacorte, 09/2017. 272pp. $18.99, 978-0-385-74477-5. PLB $21.99, 978-0-375-99184-4. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 9-12. Jule West Williams is the enigma at the heart of this riveting thriller which opens with the police tracking [continue reading]
Food for Babies Storytimes for babies and toddlers offer an opportunity to model great read-aloud techniques for parents, and gives them the confidence to read to their children every day. A baby-toddler storytime can be [continue reading]
Outer Space (revised) A storytime on Outer Space is a wonderful opportunity to include some simple science in your storytime. Make these easy Sun paper plate crafts. Also see our previous version of an Outer [continue reading]
Lee, Suzy. Lines. Suzy Lee, Illus. Picture Book. Chronicle, 09/2017. 34pp. $17.99. 978-1-4521-5665-1. OUTSTANDING. GRADES PRE-2. In this transcendent wordless picture book, Korean book artist Suzy Lee considers the parallel challenges and pleasures of drawing [continue reading]
School Library Journal Announces “Best Books of 2017:” School Library Journal’s annual list of Best Books has been announced, naming 71 books for children and teens. For the list, go to: www.slj.com/bestof2017/ .
New Entries in Popular Series Anon. We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Illus. by Yu-hsuan Huang. Nosy Crow, 09/2017. [10p.] $8.99. 978-0-7636-9612-2. Animals dressed in winter clothing are shown playing in the snow, and the [continue reading]
Author/Illustrator Pat Hutchins Dies: Pat Hutchins died on Nov. 7, 2018 at her home in London at age 75. Her many picture books include Rosie’s Walk, Good-Night Owl!, The Doorbell Rang, Don’t Forget the Bacon!, [continue reading]
National Book Awards Announced: The annual National Book Awards were announced on Nov. 14, 2017 in New York City. Established in 1950, the awards are given by the National Book Foundation. The award for Young [continue reading]