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Developing a New Generation of Literate Men
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A book blog with book reviews, book recommendations, book lists and author interviews on children's, young adult and adult fiction and non-fiction.
Children's Literature Book Club
We recently moved to a new city, and I always like to head the our local library as soon as possible to sign up for a new library card. It's just part of settling in. I don't feel at home until I have that card in hand and a stack of new library books waiting to be read. This particular library has several display cases as you walk into the children's section. My four year-old loves to see what the latest is. Today I fell in love with this display of pumpkins turned into some of my favorite…
Four years, three months, and 530 posts. Also a move from California to Utah and two new books published. But life gets crunched up sometimes, and what I really need is more time for my own writing. So Book Aunt is coming to a close, and I just want to thank you all for sharing the joy of talking about children's books with me. Yesterday I was standing in a bookstore and overheard a woman trying to pick out a book for her nine-year-old niece. Naturally, I entered into the fray. My only…
3 Ways to Figure Out What Young Adult Books to Read Next
After reading a book that broke your heart or made you swoon or even had you pull a Silver Linings Playbook and hurl it out a window, inevitably...
The Horn Book
The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide are the most distinguished journals in the field of children’s and young adult literature and the core of our company. Founded in 1924 by Bertha Mahony to herald the best in children’s literature, more than eighty-five years later, we are still following her lead.
Ahh here we are at the end of a year. Another one. This year has been incredibly challenging on a personal level (as it has been for many) but here's the thing about challenge - you grow. I am hyper reflective, typically with the need to improve the way that I approach things. This list is my effort to channel that need to reflect in a positive manner. It might have been a challenge but projects were secured, friendships made and sights seen. What happened in 2016? Launched a new project in…
MARK MACLEOD BLOG ON
Don't blame me for the title! That was the publisher's idea and they know their market well. Unfortunately it probably obscures the original nature of the poems and songs. I wanted to call it 'The Fish Wall' and that's still how I think of it, but I can see why they didn't love it. The dynamic Rebecca Hermann and Nerida Fearnley at Bolinda Publishing asked me to do several audio projects for them: a collection of traditional nursery rhymes for younger and older listeners; a collection of…