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Children’s Book Trends | July 2014

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | July 2014

When you see what some of the prizes are, you won’t be surprised that in this month’s little peek at the current children’s book trends on The Children’s Book Review there are some really great giveaways; including a chance to win an Amazon Kindle and a $100 Amex gift card!

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On the Shelf with Cindy Cardona, Tween Librarian

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
On the Shelf with Cindy Cardona, Tween Librarian

Cindy Cardona is the Tween Librarian at the South Brunswick Public Library, in South Brunswick, NJ. She spends most of her time trying to figure out how to incorporate food into her library programs, trying to make the Children’s Department a little more colorful, and fighting the good fight to convince people that audiobooks are real books too!

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Children’s Book Trends | June 2014

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | June 2014

In this month’s little peek at the current children’s book trends on The Children’s Book Review, there are some great giveaways; including a chance to win an Amazon Kindle Fire!

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Yes! Reading Can Make Our Children Smarter

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Yes! Reading Can Make Our Children Smarter

There is evidence that reading can increase levels of all three major categories of intelligence. I believe my discovery of Spider-Man and other comic books turned me into a straight-A student.

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The Vast Majority of the Struggling Readers will Never Catch Up

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Vast Majority of the Struggling Readers will Never Catch Up

Learning to read is a transformative moment in the life of any child. But for one who has been struggling, it’s particularly powerful.

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On the Shelf with Youth Services Librarian Cassie Runkel

| May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
On the Shelf with Youth Services Librarian Cassie Runkel

Cassie is a Youth Services librarian at a public library in southern New Jersey. She adores her home state and is thrilled to serve its residents through both traditional and innovative programming and collections. Her favorite dewey range is 500-699.999 and you can find her tweeting occasionally at @CassieLovesNJ.

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Children’s Book Trends | May 2014

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | May 2014

Here is your monthly peek at what is currently trending on The Children’s Book Review. This month’s top ten hot spots feature some great book giveaways, some of our best selling books lists, and one of our Dedicated Reviews. Did you catch all of these articles? If not, have fun perusing this list of TCBR’s book trends.

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On the Shelf with Librarian Jessica Lee

| April 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
On the Shelf with Librarian Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee is a teacher librarian at Willard Middle School in Berkeley, California. She has also been an English teacher, a public librarian, and a waitress, but her favorite terrible-teen job was selling snacks at Six Flags Magic Mountain. She is the mom of two boys who are also students at her school, fully integrating the work-life experience.

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Children’s Book Trends | April 2014

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | April 2014

This month’s top ten hot spots on The Children’s Book Review feature some great book giveaways; including our 6th anniversary Kindle giveaway. Amongst the familiar articles to feature in TCBR’s top ten hot spots, the best selling young adult booklists from March and February have been perused by many.

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On the Shelf with Librarian Dana Skwirut

| March 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
On the Shelf with Librarian Dana Skwirut

Dana Skwirut is a Youth Services librarian at the Fanwood Memorial Library in Fanwood, NJ, and the Summit Free Public Library in Summit, NJ. She is active in the Tumblarian community and on Twitter, where her sass got her featured in School Library Journal. When she isn’t in Ice Cream story time, she is seeing the world, one tiny road trip at a time.

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