September 21, 2017

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Review of the Day – Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems selected by Paul B. Janeczko

Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems Selected by Paul B. Janeczko Illustrated by Melissa Sweet Candlewick Press $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-7636-4842-8 Ages 4-8 On shelves now Is reviewing works of poetry essentially a ridiculous thing to attempt? I’m not trying to be facetious or anything, I honestly want to know. It took me a […]

Stellar Nonfiction for Young Readers│ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

From amazing facts about eyes to an artist who could see colors, the following selections by the editors at Junior Library Guild fill a need for top-notch nonfiction that captures the imagination while feeding the demand for increased rigor.

Pick of the Day: Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

Organized by the seasons, beginning with spring, this collection of 36 impeccably chosen short poems demonstrates that significant emotional power can reside in just a few lines.