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Press Release Fun: Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan 2013 Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award Winners

As I traipse back to New York across this spotted globe, I turn your attention to this rather cool award, the like of which I have not seen.  Observe! Contact:  Amy Hansen:  amyhansen@nasw.org Cynthia Cotten:  cynthiacotten@gmail.com Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan 2013 Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award Winners In 2013, the Children’s Book Guild of […]

Review of the Day: Little White Duck by Na Liu

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Little White Duck: A Childhood in China By Na Liu Illustrated by Andres Vera Martinez ISBN: 9780761365877 Graphic Universe (an imprint of Lerner) $29.27 Ages 9-12 On shelves now. It’s funny to think about, but the fact of the matter is that we’re still in the early days of the graphic novel memoir for children. […]

Video Sunday: How to Start a School Year

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You start it with . . . EXCITEMENT! A show of hands.  Who, right now, is weeping a little over the fact that we will never have Mr. Colby Sharp as the 4th grade teacher of our youth?  That is, perhaps, the first video I would show to my students if I were teaching a […]

Book Talking of the Literal Variety

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As you may have heard Candlewick Press is all about the picture books these days.  In fact, they’re so into them that they’ve become vastly ambitious and have launched a campaign called  “We Believe in Picture Books”.  Part of the plan is to post a video a day for a year celebrating the great picture […]