October 15, 2017

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Thought-Provoking Picture Books | A Selection of 2017 Titles for Older Readers

Short on text and provocative in theme, these picture books are guaranteed to engage students into middle school and beyond.

Review of the Day: The Secret Project by Jonah Winter, ill. Jeanette Winter

The Secret Project By Jonah Winter Illustrated by Jeanette Winter Beach Lane Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) $17.99 ISBN: 978-1-4814-6913-5 Ages 4 and up On shelves February 7th Writing history for kids used to be a simple affair. I remember from my own youth the deadly dull books that somehow seemed to always […]

Masters of Informational Picture Books | SLJ Day of Dialog 2013

Attendees of SLJ’s annual Day of Dialog received an information boost from the pre-BEA event’s first panel of authors and illustrators. Moderated by Kathleen T. Isaacs, author of Picturing the World: Informational Picture Books for Children, the lively discussion offered Jim Arnosky, Jennifer Berne, Elisha Cooper, Thomas Gonzalez, and Jonah Winter the chance to share with librarians more about their creative processes, who they write for, and why they choose to create nonfiction for young readers.