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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 5, 2011

Enter to win the One Love Prize Pack featured to the left. One Love, adapted by Cedella Marley, Bob Marley s first child, inspires children and parents to feel the positive groove of change when one girl enlists her community to help transform her neighborhood for the better. Giveaway begins October 5, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 2, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 32 pages

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 5, 2011

Cedella Marley, copyright © Peter Dean Rickards

Cedella Marley’s life has always been rooted in music and culture. As the oldest child of Bob Marley, she has dedicated herself to keeping her father’s message and memory alive. She is a musician as well, performing internationally with the three-time Grammy Award–winning Melody Makers, which consist of her brothers Ziggy and Steve and her sister Sharon. She lives in Miami, Florida, with her husband and three sons.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 1, 2011

Here’s the scoop on the most popular destinations on The Children’s Book Review site, the most coveted new releases and bestsellers.

THE HOT SPOTS: THE TRENDS

David Teague: Professor, Author, Dreamer

Best Halloween Books for Kids: Scary, Spooky, and Silly

20 Sites to Improve Your Child’s Literacy

Review: Scat by Carl Hiaasen

Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 1, 2011

Enter to win a copy of Scary School by Derek the Ghost … if you dare! The spine-tingling and often hilarious tales of life at a school where just making it to lunch with all your arms and legs is considered a great day, make it the perfect book for Halloween. Giveaway begins October 1, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 29, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 9-12

Hardcover: 256 pages

Author Showcase

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 1, 2011

Derek is an eleven-year-old ghost who haunts the classrooms and hallways of Scary School, writing down all the spine-tingling often hilarious things that go on there. Despite his ghostly state, Derek still enjoys reading comic books and hopes to one day become a master ninja. If that doesn’t work out, he will continue to share the fun of this very special, very secret school, so all kids can experience the scariest school on earth. Derek the Ghost communicates through the first-time ghost whisperer Derek Taylor Kent, who is a writer and performer in Los Angeles, California.