April 26, 2018

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Video Sunday: 90-Second Newbery Edition

About a week ago the 90-Second Newbery premiered at New York Public Library (PW did a nice write-up of it here) and the afternoon was a stellar success.  My Lit Salon went over so I didn’t have a chance to see much of it, but fortunately James Kennedy, who created the darn thing, did me […]

SLJ’s Battle of the Kids’ Books Starts Today

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.

Cybil Awards Honor Palacio, Sheinkin, Hartman

Though the Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz awards have all been announced, the excitement isn’t over yet! The Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards have been revealed. Included among the winners are several previously recognized titles, such R.J. Palacio’s Wonder, Steve Sheinkin’s Bomb, and Rachel Hartman’s Seraphina.