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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: February 4, 2012

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

Award-Winning Illustrator Marla Frazee & the Best Interview Ever

Kids Winter Books: Snow, mittens, polar bears and other arctic animals

Caldecott Medal, 2012

Newbery Medal Winners, 2012

Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online

Author Showcase

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: February 4, 2012

Donna M. McDine

Donna McDine is an award-winning children’s author. Her stories, articles, and book reviews have been published in over 100 print and online publications. Her interest in American History resulted in writing and publishing The Golden Pathway. She writes, moms and is the Editor-in-Chief for Guardian Angel Kids, Publicist for the Working Writer’s Club, and owner of Author PR Services from her home in the historical hamlet Tappan, NY.

Author Showcase

By Donna M. McDine, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: February 2, 2012

 A Story of Friendship and Courage

A young boy befriends an abused slave

and defies his father to help his new friend attain freedom

(TAPPAN, NEW YORK) – The Golden Pathway is a richly illustrated work of historical fiction that allows children to comprehend the horror of slavery as well as the courage of the people who risked their lives to help slaves escape via the Underground Railroad.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: February 1, 2012


Enter to win one of 2 signed copies of Sharing, Getting Along, and Taking Turns by Dianne Branch and  illustrator Kathy Kerber
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Siblings and sharing? That’s a tough one! Sydney and Logan are up for the challenge.

Giveaway begins February 1, 2012, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends February 29, 2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 4 and up

Paperback: 24 pages