Tag: Melissa Sweet

Schneider Family Book Award | 2014

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Schneider Family Book Award | 2014

The Schneider Family Book Award is given to books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience, announced by the American Library Association.

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Best Kids Picture Books of 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Best Kids Picture Books of 2013

The best picture books of 2013, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.

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“Little Red Writing” Prize Pack | Giveaway

| September 15, 2013 | 3 Comments
“Little Red Writing” Prize Pack | Giveaway

Enter to win a Little Red Writing prize pack.

Giveaway begins September 15, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 13, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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5 Great Kids Biography Books

| May 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
5 Great Kids Biography Books

Biographies of famous people are often huge, all-encompassing tomes of scholarly information. But a recent crop of books aims to introduce the youngest readers to key historical figures while explaining, in simple terms, some of their most stunning achievements. The following are some of the most fascinating we’ve come across.

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Books About Women: Women’s History for Kids

| March 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Books About Women: Women’s History for Kids

In honor of Women’s History Month, join us in celebrating the lives of strong women by reading one of these fabulous non-fiction picture books.

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Black History for Kids

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Black History for Kids

8 Children’s Books About African-American History and Culture

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Best New Books for Valentine’s Day

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Best New Books for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you know what that means: time to read some love stories! Here are just a few selections with which you’re sure to fall in love. So snuggle up with your favorite little reader and share a good laugh, a cuddle, and a whole lotta love.

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The Pie List: In Honor of Harold and His Purple Crayon

| November 4, 2010 | 5 Comments
The Pie List: In Honor of Harold and His Purple Crayon

Here follows a list of picture books—all about pie—to share with your little ones. Some simply get your mouth watering, but most are laced with a secret ingredient.

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2009 Caldecott and Newbery Winners

| January 27, 2009 | 0 Comments
2009 Caldecott and Newbery Winners

Yesterday, the American Library Association released its 2009 list of Youth Media Awards. Drum roll please … John Newbery Award Most distinguished contribution to children’s literature. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Author), Dave McKean (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: HarperCollins (September 30, 2008) Publisher’s synopsis: Nobody Owens, known to his […]

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