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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 23, 2010

Spaceheadz by Jon Scieszka The first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jon Scieszka, has an exciting, new book: Spaceheadz.

To celebrate, one extremely lucky winner will receive a Simon & Schuster MG book pack, including:

Spaceheadz by Jon Scieszka
Brixton Bros: The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity by Mac Barnett
Amelia Rules! The Tweenage Guide to Not Being Unpopular by Jimmy Gownley
Nightmare at the Book Fair by Dan Gutman
Keepers of the School: We the Children by Andrew Clements

Reading level: Middle Grade

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 7, 2010

What a great year! Let’s take a trip down memory lane and revisit the authors we met in person and via e-mail during 2009 …

  • Emily Gravett, who I actually met back in 2008 during her promotion of Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears, was the first interview that we published in 2009. Actually, it was our first ever podcast!
  • I traded e-mails with Ingrid Law to produce an interview about her debut novel, Savvy, which won a  Newbery Honor Award. She’s a fabulous author with a great personality—we even learned about her own savvy and her favorite stain-remover.
  • Our next visitor was Bonny Becker, author of the acclaimed A Visitor for Bear. We chatted about her book and what we could expect from Bear in the future, as well as a little tip on love, “All the clichés are true—as in, when you least expect it… .”

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 18, 2009

“There is no one book that is right for all kids. But there are all kinds of crazy, interesting, and amazing books out there. It’s our job to help kids find that book that will inspire them to want to become readers.” ~ Jon Scieszka

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 3, 2009

Positively fantastical!

The makeup, the effects, the cinematography, not to mention Johnny Depp and Tim Burton.  Feast your eyes and imagination on this …

To make sure you and your family have read this enchanting classic before seeing the movie — you have plenty of time, the release date is March 5, 2010 — here are my favorite “Alice” editions: