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By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: January 7, 2010 This time of year brings about many "best of", "top ten", and "most popular" lists. This particular list showcases the books that were the most popular on The Children's Book Review. 5 Most Popular Books Scat by

By Kim Groshek for The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 30, 2009

Author Showcase: A place for authors and illustrators to gain visibility for their works.*

Bug’s Trip to the Store

By K. M. Groshek

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Paperback: 36 pages

Publisher: Eloquent Books (November 16, 2009)

A “Bug” Teaches Children the Importance of Never Giving Up…Even When Things Seem Too Difficult.

Press release provided to the The Children’s Book Review by the Library of Congress and the Children’s Book Council.
Published: January 5, 2009

Author of “Bridge to Terabithia” Chooses “Read for Your Life” as Theme for Platform

Katherine Paterson, two-time winner of the National Book Award and Newbery Medal, was today named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. Paterson will serve in the position during 2010 and 2011; she succeeds Jon Scieszka, appointed in 2008, who was the first person to hold the title. Katherine Paterson has chosen “Read for Your Life” as the theme for her platform.

By Jane Yolen for the The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 5, 2009


People are always surprised at how much I write. They think I am constantly inventing. What they don’t seem to notice, though, is that what I am constantly inventing is myself as a writer.

By this I mean it is difficult to pigeonhole me. Am I a picture book writer, a fantasy writer, an historical fiction writer, a poet, a music book writer, a writer of pedagogical books?

Yes. I. Am.