In the name of love (and Valentine's Day), this list boasts 6 amazing teen romance books. From true love to lust to unbreakable hearts, we've got you covered with some of the latest contemporary novels; including David Levithan's frank and beautiful Two boys Kissing.
We were thrilled when Joli Huynh of Actin’ Up With Books agreed to put together her list of top five books she can’t wait to read this autumn. Summer may be almost over, but exciting new fall titles are just around the corner. Look for our interview about one of Joli’s favorite picks (Every Day) with YA genius David Levithan in a couple of weeks. Without further ado, we give you Joli’s eclectic reading list including some titles you won’t want to miss.
When I was first asked by The Children’s Book Review to compile a list of my most anticipated reads, I immediately jumped at the opportunity. I love recommending books and sharing the ones that are most memorable with other readers. These are the top five books that I would stop and drop everything, turn off my phone and cancel my plans for.
May 2-8, 2011, is Children’s Book Week. Each year, during this week, The Children’s Book Council hosts the Children’s Choice Book Awards. These are the best awards because the children are given a voice! I highly recommend checking out the thirty books that have been nominated for the six categories: k-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, Teens, and author of the year. Then, along with your kids or classroom, go and vote for their favorite(s)—you have until April 29. The winners will be announced on May 2 at the Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala.
This year’s Children’s Choice Book Award finalists are as follows: