April 26, 2017

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Out of Wonder

Out of Wonder Written by Kwame Alexander, with Chris Colderly and Marjory Wentworth Illustrated by Ekua Holmes Published by Candlewick Press ISBN: 978-0-7636-8094-7 Grades 3-8 Book Review “A poem is a small but powerful thing. It has the power to reach inside of you, to ignite something in you, and to change you in ways […]

SLJ’s Battle of the Kids’ Books Starts Today

Round 1, Match 1: Bomb vs. Wonder

SLJ’s Battle of the Kids’ Books kicks off March 12. In Round 1, YA author Kenneth Oppel decides which book advances to the next round: Wonder or Bomb.

Palacio’s ‘Wonder’ Launches Companion Anti-Bullying Campaign

Those of you who were moved by R.J. Palacio’s debut novel, Wonder (Knopf, 2012), will be pleased to know that her publisher has launched a campaign called Choose Kind to encourage kids, educators, and readers of all ages to join the fight against bullying.