Horn Book Fanfare Announced: Horn Book magazine’s editors and reviewers have selected their choices for the best children’s and young adult books for 2018. See the list here: www.hbook.com/2018/11/blogs/read-roger/horn-book-fanfare-2018/ .
White, Arisa and Laura Atkins. (2019). Biddy Mason Speaks Up. Illustrated by Laura Freeman. 112 pgs. Heyday, Berkeley, CA. Nonfiction. OUTSTANDING. Grades 5 – 8. Biddy Mason Speaks Up , the second title in the [continue reading]
Vaswani, Neela. This Is My Eye: A New York Story. Neela Vaswani, Illus. Picture Book. Candlewick, 08/2018. 56pp. $16.99. 978-0-7636-7616-2. OUTSTANDING. GRADES PRE-3. View the world through the lens of a young biracial New York [continue reading]
ACL Meeting Friday, December 14, 2018: Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members! Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, December 14, 2018, from 9am–12:30pm at the Oakland Main Library. We [continue reading]
Each month we post an annotated bibliography of books that were rated ‘Outstanding’ and nominated for our Distinguished List at our previous month’s meeting. Members can see full reviews of these books and many more [continue reading]
Dance Party Dance party programs are one of the latest innovations in storytime, encouraging movement and exercise as well as self-expression and the enjoyment of music. Try thinking of a fun name for this special [continue reading]
Avi. Button War, The: A Tale of the Great War. Fiction. Candlewick, 06/2018. 230pp. $16.99. 978-0-7636-9053-3. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8. When bombs begin to fall on Patryk’s village in Poland in 1914, Russian soldiers leave as [continue reading]
New Books with Flaps or Other Interactive Features Arrhenius, Ingela P. Where’s the Bear? Nosy Crow, 2018. [10p.] $8.99. 978-1-5362-0251-9. Arrhenius, Ingela P. Where’s the Penguin? Nosy Crow, 2018. [10p.] $8.99. 978-1-5362-0250-2. Like the previous [continue reading]