Winter 2015 Reviews

One of the reasons I launched was to share books that couldn’t fit in Girls’ Life. Space is so limited, and there are simply too many great books–which is why I don’t write negative reviews. Anything you see listed on my sites are some of what I consider the best in new releases, or all-around great books. 

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Book Review: Ronit & Jamil

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Ronit &Jamil, by Pamela L. Laskin, Katherine Tegan Books (HarperCollins), $17.99
April is National Poetry Month
Love! Love! Love! this book, told in gorgeous, lyrical language, a “Shakespearean Love Triangle” set in our modern, war-torn world.

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017

The MCCBD team’s mission?

To spread the word and raise awareness about the importance of diversity in children’s literature. Our young readers need to see themselves within the pages of a book and experience other cultures, languages, traditions and religions within the pages of a book. We encourage readers, parents, teachers, caregivers and librarians to follow via hashtag #ReadYourWorld.

Byways Q&A

One of the fantastic series I get to edit! The Byways series, by CJ Milbrandt
Winner, 2016 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, “Best Book Series – Chapter Books,” Bronze

C. J. Milbrandt

What’s this series about?
A race. Three half-brothers turn their father’s plans for a tour of the country into a three-way race across it. Ewan, Zane, and Ganix take sibling rivalry to new lengths in a journey that will put them in unfamiliar territory.

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Responsibility in Children’s Publishing

Responsibility in Children’s Publishing and Media After thirty years in the media, I’ve noticed those in children’s publishing recognize a higher level of responsibility in their work, not sh…

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