10 Trending Kids’ Book and Literacy Articles
Book reviews and book lists for all ages, literacy tips, and book giveaways! Here are the top ten list of kids’ books and literacy articles that have been the most read on The Children’s Book Review over the past month.
1. I Am the Shark, by Joan Holub | Awareness Tour
What makes the great white shark (one of) the greatest fish in the sea? FIN-d out in this hilarious fish-out-of-water story that’s perfect for Shark Week and all year-round!
2. A Most Clever Girl: How Jane Austen Discovered Her Voice | Awareness Tour
For fans of I Dissent and She Persisted—and Jane Austen fans of all ages—a picture book biography about the beloved and enduring writer and how she found her unique voice.
3. Mesopo, by Eva Dietrich | Awareness Tour
Twelve-year-old Ankido is on a quest to save his missing father through the magical realm of Mesopo.
4. Itty Bitty Betty and the Cookies | Awareness Tour
In this beautifully illustrated children’s book full of vivid imagery, Itty Bitty learns a lesson in patience and is encouraged to share her thoughts and wants. This story is a fun addition to your child’s bookshelf!
5. Billy Miller Makes a Wish, by Kenvin Henkes | Book Giveaway
Enter for a chance to win a copy of Billy Miller Makes a Wish!
The giveaway ends April 6, 2021, at 12:00 PM PST and ends May 6, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST.
6. Goodnight Shadow | Book Giveaway
Enter for a chance to win a Goodnight Shadow prize pack!
The giveaway begins April 9, 2021, at 12:00 PM PST and ends May 9, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST.
7. Greystone Secrets 3: The Messengers | Awareness Tour
In the dazzling conclusion to the Greystone Secrets series from New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix, the Greystones and their doubles, the Gustanos, must team up to save the alternate world—before both worlds are lost. All secrets are revealed in this page-turning, suspenseful story that shows the importance of teamwork, telling your story, and taking action when it matters most.
8. I Can Believe in Myself | Book Giveaway
Enter for a chance to win a hardcover copy of I Can Believe in Myself!
The giveaway begins April 7, 2021, at 12:00 PM PST and ends May 7, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST.
9. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preteen And Tween, Ages 9-12
With Maturity Developing And A Wide Range Of Reading Abilities Among Preteens And Tweens, Middle-Grade Novels (Books For Ages 9 And Up) Begin To Soar With Well-Developed Fantastical Worlds, A Gentle Increase In The Complexities Of Social And Emotional Plot Developments, Smaller Fonts, And More Pages.
10. The Art of Writing Haiku for Kids
Here are some tips Betsy Snyder learned on her journey of writing haiku for children.
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