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Children’s Book Trends | April 2014

The Children’s Book Review | April 8, 2014

Here is your monthly peek at what is currently trending on The Children’s Book Review. This month’s top ten hot spots feature some great book giveaways; including our 6th anniversary Kindle giveaway. Amongst the familiar articles to feature in TCBR’s top ten hot spots, the best selling young adult booklists from March and February have been perused by many.

Here’s the scoop on the 10 most popular destinations on The Children’s Book Review …

1. Enter to Win a Kindle | 6th Anniversary Giveaway

To celebrate and thank our loyal readers, we are giving away a Kindle Paperwhite. Be sure to enter daily to maximize your chance of winning.

One (1) winner receives:

  • A Kindle Paperwhite. Value: $119.
2. Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online

The Children’s Book Review presents a guest post by education writer Karen Schweitzer.

3. 20 Sites to Improve Your Child’s Literacy

There are a number of organizations and sites that provide online activities, teaching tips, and free books for children. This list boasts 20 sites to explore.

4. Best Selling Young Adult Books | March 2014

Our best selling young adult book list features popular books for teens; includingAllegiant by Veronica Roth and our hand selected titles from the nationwide best selling young adult books, as listed by The New York Times, featuring titles by super-talents John Green, Ransom Riggs, Stephen Chbosky, Markus Zusak and Rainbow Rowell.

5. Best Selling Young Adult Books | February 2014

Our best selling young adult book list features popular books for teens from John Green and our hand selected titles from the nationwide best selling young adult books, as listed by The New York Times, featuring titles by super-talents Ransom Riggs, Stephen Chbosky, Markus Zusak and Rainbow Rowell.

6. The Mythomaniacs by Jules Bass | Dedicated Review

The Mythomaniacs begins with a quote from Edgar Allen Poe, “All that we see or seem [i]s but a dream within a dream.” The quote is the perfect opening hint that the reader is about to embark on an extraordinary journey. (Ages 9-12)

7. Best Selling Kids Series | March 2014

The popular Who Was …? series tops The Children’s Book Review’s best selling kids series list. And the list of hand-selected series from the nationwide best selling Children’s Series list, as noted by The New York Times, features the same popular dystopian thriller series as last month.

8. Krog the Prince Frog by Janet C. Smith | Book Giveaway

Enter to win an autographed copy of Krog the Prince Frog, by Janet C. Smith.

Two (2) winners receive:

  • An autographed copy of Krog the Prince Frog by Janet C. Smith.
9. Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake by Julie Sternberg | Book Series Giveaway

Enter to win a set of all three books in Julie Sternberg’s Eleanor series.

One (1) winner receives:

10. The Treasure of Snake Island: A Captain No Beard Story | Book Series Giveaway

Enter to win a full set of the award-winning “Captain No Beard” series; including the newest title The Treasure of Snake Island: A Captain No Beard Storyby Carole P. Roman.

One (1) winner receives the grand prize:

  • A set of all five ”Captain No Beard” books.

Four (4) winners receive:

For more children’s book trends, you can follow along with our new tag: Book Trends.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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