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Best New Kids Books | May 2016

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

It’s time for “Best New Kids Books” list! From beautiful, fun, engaging picture books to unforgettable middle grade books to feel-good young adult novels, May brings an abundance of great books …

Rocket-Bye, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Rocket-Bye, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Rocket-Bye is one of the latest and greatest picture books from award-winning author, Carole P. Roman.

Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

We’re living in a golden age of great fiction … so many beautiful works being published every month, and it’s become a real paradise for readers, whatever they like to read.

Five Family Favorites with Sue Fliess, Author of Calling All Cars

Five Family Favorites with Sue Fliess, Author of Calling All Cars

Author Sue Fliess selects “Five Family Favorites” to share with readers …

Giveaways

Nuggies Color the Cover Contest: Win an iPad Mini | Giveaway

Nuggies Color the Cover Contest: Win an iPad Mini | Giveaway

To celebrate the upcoming release of the latest Nuggies adventure, Nuggies Vol. 4: Oui Oui Gigi, the crew over at getnuggies.com are hosting a coloring contest for kids!

Picture Book Prize Pack From Award-Winning Author Carole P. Roman | Book Giveaway

Picture Book Prize Pack From Award-Winning Author Carole P. Roman | Book Giveaway

Enter to win autographed copies of Rocket-Bye and Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?, written by award-winning author Carole P. Roman and illustrated by Mateya Arkova. Plus, a bonus prize of author Eric Jay Cash’s debut picture book Cave Kiddos: A Sunny Day!

Giveaway begins April 21, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 22, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

The Forbidden Library Series, by Django Wexler | Book Giveaway

The Forbidden Library Series, by Django Wexler | Book Giveaway

Enter to win the first three books from THE FORBIDDEN LIBRARY series: The Forbidden Library, The Mad Apprentice, and The Palace of Glass, written by Django Wexler.

Giveaway begins April 17, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 16, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper | Book Giveaway

Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper, written by Rick DeDonato and illustrated by Tracy Bishop.

Giveaway begins April 12, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 11, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Ages 0-3

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

It’s time for “Best New Kids Books” list! From beautiful, fun, engaging picture books to unforgettable middle grade books to feel-good young adult novels, May brings an abundance of great books …

Interstellar Cinderella, by Deborah Underwood | Book Review

Interstellar Cinderella, by Deborah Underwood | Book Review

In Interstellar Cinderella, a futuristic retelling of the classic tale, Cinderella studies ship repair late at night, after her evil stepmother and stepsisters have gone to bed.

D is for Dress Up: The ABC’s of What We Wear, by Maria Carluccio | Book Review

D is for Dress Up: The ABC’s of What We Wear, by Maria Carluccio | Book Review

The ABC’s have never been more fashionable in this delightful alphabet book.

Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Can a Princess Be a Firefighter? is an empowering picture book by award-winning author Carole P. Roman that encourages children to follow their dreams.

Ages 4-8

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

It’s time for “Best New Kids Books” list! From beautiful, fun, engaging picture books to unforgettable middle grade books to feel-good young adult novels, May brings an abundance of great books …

A Tale of Two Beasts, by Fiona Roberton | Book Review

A Tale of Two Beasts, by Fiona Roberton | Book Review

Told in two perspectives, one from the adorable little girl, and one from the even more adorable little animal, we see that there are truly two sides to every story.

Sleeping Cinderella and Other Princess Mix-Ups | Book Review

Sleeping Cinderella and Other Princess Mix-Ups | Book Review

Your favorite princesses are back in this charming retelling of popular fairy tales.

Interstellar Cinderella, by Deborah Underwood | Book Review

Interstellar Cinderella, by Deborah Underwood | Book Review

In Interstellar Cinderella, a futuristic retelling of the classic tale, Cinderella studies ship repair late at night, after her evil stepmother and stepsisters have gone to bed.

Ages 9-12

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

It’s time for “Best New Kids Books” list! From beautiful, fun, engaging picture books to unforgettable middle grade books to feel-good young adult novels, May brings an abundance of great books …

Ted Sanders, Author of The Keepers: The Harp and the Ravenvine | Selfie and Shelfie

Ted Sanders, Author of The Keepers: The Harp and the Ravenvine | Selfie and Shelfie

Check out Ted Sanders’ Selfie with The Keepers: The Harp and the Ravenvine, the second in the magical series that began with The Box and the Dragonfly.

My Writing and Reading Life: Deborah Hopkinson, Author of A Bandit’s Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket

My Writing and Reading Life: Deborah Hopkinson, Author of A Bandit’s Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket

Deborah Hopkinson is the award-winning author of more than 45 books for young readers.

The Art of Creating a Strong & Clever Heroine

The Art of Creating a Strong & Clever Heroine

Django Wexler Discusses Alice, the Heroine of The Forbidden Library Series

Teens

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

Best New Kids Books | May 2016

It’s time for “Best New Kids Books” list! From beautiful, fun, engaging picture books to unforgettable middle grade books to feel-good young adult novels, May brings an abundance of great books …

Jenniffer Wardell, Author of Dreamless: What Makes a Hero?

Jenniffer Wardell, Author of Dreamless: What Makes a Hero?

What Makes a Hero? Jenniffer Wardell writes books about characters who don’t think of themselves as heroes at the start of their stories.

Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

We’re living in a golden age of great fiction … so many beautiful works being published every month, and it’s become a real paradise for readers, whatever they like to read.

Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales | Book Review

Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales | Book Review

Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales, is superb. Months after first reading the book, I find myself reflecting on its characters and outcomes.

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¡HOLA! Let’s Learn Spanish, by Judy Martialay | Press Release

¡HOLA! Let’s Learn Spanish, by Judy Martialay | Press Release

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

¡HOLA! Let’s Learn Spanish by Judy Martialay gives your child 6-10 a fun and early start in learning Spanish.

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Busy BeeBo, by Anne Forester | Press Release

Busy BeeBo, by Anne Forester | Press Release

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Busy BeeBo is a delightful tale of preparation and hard work.

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How does my brain work?, by Stacey A. Bedwell

How does my brain work?, by Stacey A. Bedwell

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

How does my brain work?’ follows an adventurous girl as she learns all about various aspects of brain anatomy, physiology and function.

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The LitPick Reading and Writing Book Review Program

The LitPick Reading and Writing Book Review Program

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have students who devour book after book? Gives students a chance to read and review all types of newly released books.

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Josh Bledsoe, Author of Hammer and Nails | Selfie and a Shelfie

Josh Bledsoe, Author of Hammer and Nails | Selfie and a Shelfie

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Check out Josh Bledsoe’s Selfie with Hammer and Nails, the story of a little girl and her dad.

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Sesame Street: I Love You Just Like This! | Book Review

Sesame Street: I Love You Just Like This! | Book Review

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

I Love You Just Like This! is an adorable story about love and all the ways parents feel it for their children.

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Illustration Inspiration: Lindsay Ward, Author-Illustrator of The Importance of Being Three

Illustration Inspiration: Lindsay Ward, Author-Illustrator of The Importance of Being Three

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

This adorable picture book celebrating important life events is the perfect gift for third birthdays.

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Hattie Peck, by Emma Levey | Book Review

Hattie Peck, by Emma Levey | Book Review

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hattie Peck proves that there is more than enough love to go around, and any way to make a family is a great one.

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Inside the studio with Tracy Bishop, Illustrator of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper

Inside the studio with Tracy Bishop, Illustrator of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have a peek inside the studio of Tracy Bishop, Illustrator of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper.

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5 Laugh-Out-Loud and Reach-for-the-Kleenex Middle Grade Novels | Selected by Cammie McGovern, Author of Just My Luck

5 Laugh-Out-Loud and Reach-for-the-Kleenex Middle Grade Novels | Selected by Cammie McGovern, Author of Just My Luck

| April 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

I not only loved all these books, I know I’ll go back and re-read them in the future to study exactly how these skillful writers strike the delicate balance I’m always looking for between laugh-out-loud funny and reach-for-the-Kleenex poignant.

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Wonder Woman at Super Hero High, by Lisa Yee | Book Giveaway

Wonder Woman at Super Hero High, by Lisa Yee | Book Giveaway

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enter to win a copy of Wonder Woman at Super Hero High: DC Super Hero Girls, by Lisa Yee.

Giveaway begins April 9, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 8, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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