A Visitor for The Children's Book Review.
In Bonny Becker's much acclaimed book, A Visitor for Bear, she shares a hospitality lesson suitable for all children. It's such a comfortable book to read, it feels like a childhood classic that will stand the test of time.
This science-fiction mystery series certainly keeps you turning the pages. It had me hooked by page two of the first book. The stars of the books are a brother sister duo who find themselves in some sticky situations that require a lot of team work and serious problem solving . The books kind of remind me of the Magic Tree House series, only a little more grown up. The Prometheus Project books are simple, intelligent, fast reads that even a reluctant reader should have no problems getting into.
A freelance blogger who pursues celebrities who read books, to create posts that promote children's literature.
Have you ever wondered what movie-star-moms read to their little ones? I have the answer! They read the same books as us "normal", but oh-so AMAZING moms. I read in
I say: I don’t joke about these things. Besides, if you’ve read Ingrid Law‘s first novel, Savvy, you’d believe me. Who can beat a coming-of-age tale about quirky family members with supernatural gifts? The characters are developed so clearly and are so colorful that the unexpected journey they take on a pink bus (yes, I said, “a pink bus”) is truly one you wouldn’t want to miss. It is clear to me that Ingrid Law’s own savvy is certainly writing, but with such honorable modesty she proclaims her savvy to be something much different. Please read the interview to find out!
This is what Ingrid Law has to say about being a writer, receiving a Newbery Honor, her own savvy, and much more …
by George Ella Lyon (Author), Peter Catalanotto (Illustrator)
Reading level: 1 - 4
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (December 23, 2008)
Now that's what I'm talking about, a superb sleepy book for bedtime. Don't miss this one!
The words to this lulling story, perfectly titled Sleepsong, frolic
This Black History Month book list is made up of wonderful books that celebrate African-Americans and their history. With so many amazing books out there, it was incredibly hard to select which books to include in my 2009 list. I plan on expanding this list
By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review
Published: February 17, 2009
Are you stuck on what books you should be reading to your 3 year old?
I have a 3 year old daughter. She is so much fun! Since her birthday I have really noticed her vocabulary increase
My Brother Abe: Sally Lincoln's Story
by Harry Mazer
Reading level: Ages 8 -12
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing (January 6, 2009)
Based on historical facts, Harry Mazer has imagined a heart-warming and moving life for Abraham Lincoln's older sister, Sally Lincoln. Mazer has given Sally