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Children’s Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | January 2015

The Children’s Book Review | January 8, 2015

We continue to have a winter wonderland of books and articles appearing in The Children’s Book Review‘s book trends this month; including our list “Kids Winter Books: Snow, Mittens, Polar Bears and Other Arctic Animals.” We also have a great giveaway trending— “If You Were Me and Lived in … Peru: An Introduction to Learning About Other Cultures | Series Giveaway“—so check out the details below for your chance to enter. Did you catch all of the wonderful literacy resources, too; such as “Where to Find Free eBooks for Children?” If not, have fun perusing this list of TCBR’s book trends.

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

1. Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online

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

2. Kids Winter Books: Snow, Mittens, Polar Bears and Other Arctic Animals

What better season is there to cuddle-up under a blanket next to a crackling fire, with a good book? The following books are perfect for this peaceful-but-sometimes-blustery time of year. There is something for every child: snow, mittens, polar bears, penguins—and even a coming of age story for the teens.

3. Best Selling Kids Series | December 2014

Our best selling kids series is The Marvel Heroes of Reading line of early readers.

4. Best Selling Picture Books | December 2014

As per usual,  we’ve shared our hand selected titles of the most popular picture books from the nationwide best selling picture books, as listed by The New York Times.

5. Best Selling Middle Grade Books | December 2014

Our selection from the nationwide best selling middle grade books, as they appear on The New York Times, still features books by super-talents R.J. Palacio and Rick Riordan and also includes the powerful story I Am Malala.

 6. 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. Here are 20 sites to explore over the summer.

7. How Picture Books Play a Role in a Child’s Development

While these parents are pushing their kids to be on top of the game, they don’t realize that the intensive coaching can be counterproductive and they’re missing out on an important genre, critical in the role of a child’s development—picture books.

8. What Do You Do With An Idea? By Kobi Yamada | Book Review

What Do You Do With An Idea? is a spectacular book for all ages and is a wonderful treasure for any home or school library.

9.  If You Were Me and Lived in … Peru: An Introduction to Learning About Other Cultures | Series Giveaway

Enter to win a full autographed set of the If You Were Me series, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman; including the newest addition If You Were Me and Lived in … Peru: A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World!

Giveaway begins December 22, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends January 21, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

10. Best Selling Young Adult Books | March 2014

Our best selling young adult book list features popular books for teens; including Allegiant 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.

For more children’s book trends, you can follow along with all of our articles tagged with Book Trends and be sure to check out our articles and reviews tagged with Winter Books.

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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