Meet Frankie Spider

January 30th, 2013 by melissa y.
We’ve reviewed something new at Sweet on Books:  an app!  And a great one at that.  If you are constantly looking for quality apps to download for your readers, look no further.  Frankie Spider is just that:  quality.  Now let’s hope a real, hardbound picture book is to follow.  We are Sweet on Books after Read More...

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Newbery and Caldecott Winners Announced

January 28th, 2013 by melissa y.
                     The highest honors in children’s literature were announced today. The ALA has awarded the 2013 Newbery Award to Katherine Applegate for her wonderful The One and Only Ivan.  Well-deserved, indeed!  Click over to Sweet on Books to read our complete review of this award winner. Read More...

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A Sweet Treat

January 25th, 2013 by melissa y.
  Dear Sweet Reader, Boy, do we have a treat for you this week!  Please take a look at our Book of the Week feature at  This week we picked a wonderful Learn to Read selection by a new author, Jonathan Fenske.  And just in time for Valentine’s Day. Happy Reading!   Read More...

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National Reading Day – Get Your Story On

January 23rd, 2013 by melissa y.
Did you know today is National Reading Day?  Hot dog!  Schools across the country are reveling in all things literacy on this sweet day.  Grab your child, grab a book and celebrate!  That’s what we like to call a real party here at Sweet on Books.  Tell us what you are reading today.  And as Read More...

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