“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a common question educators pose to children.
College students are flocking to finance, engineering, computer science, and other “practical” majors, leaving humanities classrooms with empty seats. Kindergartners are being equipped with iPads to promote their technology literacy.
Animals with transparent guts! Fish that make their own light! An underwater bird? Booktalk audiences hungry for adventure and monsters can find both in remarkable books on marine mysteries. While the following titles are aimed at fourth grade and above, even younger readers will find the pictures irresistible.
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, Lucy Knisley First Second, April 2013 Reviewed from Final Copy I was diagnosed with Celiac disease on Halloween eight years ago. That’s eight years of politely saying, “no, thank you” when offered a delicious pastry, forgoing mom’s signature stuffing on Thanksgiving, and checking restaurant menus ahead of any dinner [...]
Monday was the big day for the National Book Awards in the YA and Children’s worlds, with the announcement of the longlist for the award for Young People’s Literature. But we here at Adult Books 4 Teens had to wait through the week for the other three longlists to be announced: Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction. [...]
Three new memoirs make the most of teen-friendly subject matter. First, a celebrity memoir by Don Ed Hardy, the man who helped bring tattoo art into the mainstream. Hardy knew from the age of 10, when he was using colored pencils to give his friends “tattoos,” what he wanted to do with his life. He [...]
Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table By Jacqueline Briggs Martin Illustrated by Eric-Shabazz Larkin Readers to Eaters Books ISBN: 978-0-9836615-3-5 $17.95 Ages 4-8 On shelves September 10th It shouldn’t be this hard. You walk to a biography section of a children’s room, any children’s room, and you start searching for biographies of living people [...]
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET With the new school year here its time to restock those nonfiction collections!
Join us for our Nonfiction Book Buzz webcast to be sure you have the latest releases ready for your readers. Our featured panelists from Lerner Publishing Group, Scholastic Library Publishing and Black Rabbit Books will discuss the trends in nonfiction, hot new releases, and upcoming titles. Archive is now available!