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7 Things I Love About “Counting By 7’s”

September 23rd, 2013 by melissa g
What do I love about Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan? I can think of 7 things, actually. Seems appropriate, right? 1. The cover: It’s simple, meaningful, and the red definitely stands out. Although, what is it about children’s fiction and fish on the cover? Remember Rules by Cynthia Lord and Out of My Read More...

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The Cybils 2013 – Judges Announced!

September 18th, 2013 by melissa g
We’re thrilled to share some exciting news with you… The judges for the Cybils have been announced, and we made the short list. Yes, this year Melissa G. will be a 2nd round judge of the Middle Grade Fiction category. Melissa Y. judged the Easy Reader category a few years back, and she said it Read More...

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Nikola Tesla – Alive & Well in Children’s Literature

September 6th, 2013 by melissa g
Has anyone else noticed that Nikola Tesla seems to pop up a lot in children’s literature? From picture books to YA, the name Nikola Tesla keeps appearing. The inventor may have died more than 50 years ago, but his legacy lives on today. Are you wondering who Tesla is? You can visit the Nikola Tesla Read More...

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