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Best Selling Young Adult Books | March 2015

Best Selling Young Adult Books | March 2015

With so many strong novels on this list, everything remains the same on our hand-picked list from the Best Selling Young Adult list—including The Children’s Book Review’s number one best selling young adult book is The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy, a classic must-read for all Greek mythology fans.

Best Selling Middle Grade Books | March 2015

Best Selling Middle Grade Books | March 2015

This month, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat, by Dave Shelton, is still The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book. And we’re very happy to add the very popular Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome and The Terrible Two to our selection from the nationwide best selling middle grade books, as they appear on The New York Times.

Best Selling Picture Books | March 2015

Best Selling Picture Books | March 2015

This month our best selling picture book from our affiliate store continues to be the lively board book Peek-a-Zoo!, by Nina Laden.

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Wow! This is a great month for picture books—amazing picture book authors and sensational illustrators star in this month’s new release kids books. Plus, The Penderwicks in Spring is here!

Giveaways

If You Were Me and Lived in … Greece: A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World | Book Giveaway

If You Were Me and Lived in … Greece: A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a complete autographed set of the If You Were Me series, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman; including If You Were Me and Lived in … Greece: A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World!

Giveaway begins February 28, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 27, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Homer the Little Stray Cat, by Pamela L. Laskin | Book Giveaway

Homer the Little Stray Cat, by Pamela L. Laskin | Book Giveaway

Enter to win an autographed copy of Homer the Little Stray Cat (Little Balloon Press, 2014), by Pamela L. Laskin and illustrated by Kirsi Tuomanen Hill.

Giveaway begins February 27, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 26, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Crime Solver’s Detective Agency, by Victoria Schwimley | Book Giveaway

Crime Solver’s Detective Agency, by Victoria Schwimley | Book Giveaway

Enter to win an autographed paperback copy of Crime Solver’s Detective Agency (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2014), by Victoria Schwimley.

Giveaway begins February 26, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 25, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Win 6 Months of INSTACANDI Candy <br />& a Sweet Kids Book | Giveaway

Win 6 Months of INSTACANDI Candy
& a Sweet Kids Book | Giveaway

Enter to win 6 months of candy delivered by INSTACANDI and your choice of a children’s book from our list of “Sweet Books for Kids.”

Giveaway begins February 25, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 24, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Ages 0-3

Best Selling Picture Books | March 2015

Best Selling Picture Books | March 2015

This month our best selling picture book from our affiliate store continues to be the lively board book Peek-a-Zoo!, by Nina Laden.

Best Kids Board Books of 2014

Best Kids Board Books of 2014

The best board books of 2014, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.

Chu’s Day, by Neil Gaiman | Book Review

Chu’s Day, by Neil Gaiman | Book Review

Chu’s Day follows the day in the life of Chu the panda who happens to have a giant sneeze. His sneeze is so powerful it makes bad things happen.

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles: A Captain No Beard Story, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles: A Captain No Beard Story, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles: A Captain No Beard Story should be readily welcomed into the personal libraries of all expectant families with soon-to-be or new siblings.

Ages 4-8

Best Selling Picture Books | March 2015

Best Selling Picture Books | March 2015

This month our best selling picture book from our affiliate store continues to be the lively board book Peek-a-Zoo!, by Nina Laden.

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Wow! This is a great month for picture books—amazing picture book authors and sensational illustrators star in this month’s new release kids books. Plus, The Penderwicks in Spring is here!

Sweet Books for Kids | Best Food Books

Sweet Books for Kids | Best Food Books

12 of the Best Kids Books About Candy

It’s time to upgrade your library bag for a super-sized treat bag because this list of tantalizing kids books if full of reading candy!

The Adventures of Bella & Harry: Let’s Visit Rome!

The Adventures of Bella & Harry: Let’s Visit Rome!

Bella and Harry, two friendly Chihuahuas, visit countries around the world with their family of people. In this edition, Bella and Harry visit Rome, Italy.

Ages 9-12

Best Selling Middle Grade Books | March 2015

Best Selling Middle Grade Books | March 2015

This month, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat, by Dave Shelton, is still The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book. And we’re very happy to add the very popular Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome and The Terrible Two to our selection from the nationwide best selling middle grade books, as they appear on The New York Times.

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Wow! This is a great month for picture books—amazing picture book authors and sensational illustrators star in this month’s new release kids books. Plus, The Penderwicks in Spring is here!

Sweet Books for Kids | Best Food Books

Sweet Books for Kids | Best Food Books

12 of the Best Kids Books About Candy

It’s time to upgrade your library bag for a super-sized treat bag because this list of tantalizing kids books if full of reading candy!

1492: New World Tales, by Richard and Judy Dockrey Young | Book Review

1492: New World Tales, by Richard and Judy Dockrey Young | Book Review

This unique book is a potpourri of re-told stories from several cultures on both sides of the Atlantic as they might have been known in 1492, the year Columbus set sail for India and found what is now known as the Americas.

Teens

Best Selling Young Adult Books | March 2015

Best Selling Young Adult Books | March 2015

With so many strong novels on this list, everything remains the same on our hand-picked list from the Best Selling Young Adult list—including The Children’s Book Review’s number one best selling young adult book is The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy, a classic must-read for all Greek mythology fans.

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Wow! This is a great month for picture books—amazing picture book authors and sensational illustrators star in this month’s new release kids books. Plus, The Penderwicks in Spring is here!

The Manager, by Caroline Stellings | Book Review

The Manager, by Caroline Stellings | Book Review

This funny novel is told through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Ellie, but the real star is her older sister Tina. They live in Whitney Pier over the gym where their father, a former boxer, trains aspiring boxers.

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia, by Candace Fleming | Book Review

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia, by Candace Fleming | Book Review

An absolutely fascinating read for teens and anyone who is interested in a richly described account of imperialist Russia.

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The Wisdom of Merlin: 7 Magical Words for a Meaningful Life, by T.A. Barron | Giveaway

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enter to win a hardcover copy of The Wisdom of Merlin: 7 Magical Words for a Meaningful Life (Philomel Books, March 24, 2015), by T.A. Barron.

Giveaway begins February 24, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 23, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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SoSo-LaLa Teaches Acceptance and Resilience

SoSo-LaLa Teaches Acceptance and Resilience

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Author Rany Shamloul, in his first children’s picture book, discusses acceptance and resilience through the eyes of two lovely characters, SoSo-lala, a funny robot and Amelia, a cute little girl.

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The Jaguar Stones: The Lost City, by J&P Voelkel | Book Giveaway

The Jaguar Stones: The Lost City, by J&P Voelkel | Book Giveaway

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enter to win a hardcover copy of The Jaguar Stones: The Lost City (EgmontUSA, February 10, 2015), by J&P Voelkel.

Giveaway begins February 19, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 18, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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 My Writing and Reading Life: Cory Putman Oakes

 My Writing and Reading Life: Cory Putman Oakes

| February 18, 2015 | 2 Comments

Cory Putman Oakes is a children’s book author from Austin, Texas. Her middle grade debut, DINOSAUR BOY, hits shelves in February, 2015 with its sequel, DINOSAUR BOY SAVES MARS, to follow in February, 2016.

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Max & Voltaire: Getting to Know You, by Mina Mauerstein Bail | Dedicated Review

Max & Voltaire: Getting to Know You, by Mina Mauerstein Bail | Dedicated Review

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mina Mauerstein Bail has written a large-format chapter book series for young readers. The first installment in the series is a two-part story (each with six chapters) that encourages readers to get along with others.

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Tell Your Story, Tell a Dream Birthday Cake, by Angela Bermudez | Dedicated Review

Tell Your Story, Tell a Dream Birthday Cake, by Angela Bermudez | Dedicated Review

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tell Your Story, Tell a Dream Birthday Cake, a short chapter book co-written by multi-ethnic child author Angela Bermudez and her mother, tackles large and deep-seated topics.

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Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles, by Carole P. Roman | Series Giveaway

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles, by Carole P. Roman | Series Giveaway

| February 12, 2015 | 23 Comments

Enter to win a full autographed set of the Captain No Beard series, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman; including the newest title Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles; plus a Kidoozie Pirate Den Playhouse!

Giveaway begins February 12, 2015 at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 11, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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If You Were Me and Lived in … Scotland, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

If You Were Me and Lived in … Scotland, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Roman has created a good beginning platform that readers can leap from and soar into the mythical and lively world of Scottish culture.

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Uni the Unicorn, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal | Book Review

Uni the Unicorn, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal | Book Review

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This beautifully illustrated book is a delightful addition to any little girl’s library. Girls who are especially intrigued by fantastical mystical creatures will love the message that yes, Virginia, there just might be a real Unicorn out there.

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Sway, by Kat Spears | Book Review

Sway, by Kat Spears | Book Review

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kat Spears debut novel is, quite simply, a delight. It has all the ingredients for an engaging and witty read, laced with honesty and insight that’s refreshingly real.

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