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Photography and Fiction

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Back in November I speculated as to whether or not a book containing photography, and just photography, could ever win a Caldecott Award.  Today my thoughts turn elsewhere. Just yesterday I sat in on the Penguin Young Readers Group librarian preview for the May-August 2011 season (round-up to come).  The folks there had to go […]

Press Release Fun: Participate in a Bank Street College Award!

Bank Street College of Education, in partnership with School Library Journal, offers for the first time open participation in The Irma Simonton Black & James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature. Bank Street College is welcoming any librarian or teacher of first and second graders to read aloud and to discuss the four […]

Review of the Day: I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal

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I Must Have Bobo! By Eileen Rosenthal Illustrated by Marc Rosenthal Atheneum (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) $14.99 ISBN: 978-1-4424-0377-2 For ages 4-8 On shelves now Picture books in which beloved toys go astray are the heart and soul of the industry. The reasons are infinitely clear. When dealing with a four-year-old reader, you […]