February 19, 2014 | baluchr
You've exhausted Raffi, Laurie Berkner, Caspar Babypants and Jim Gill. Looking for some fresh music? Here's some artists you may not have found yet.
February 13, 2014 | Marianne
Need inspiration to create your own storytime at home? Having an at-home storytime with your children can be as simple as reading a few books, dancing together to a silly song, and reciting a rhyme. The following books, songs, and rhyme are all fun suggestions for a "zoo" themed storytime.
January 31, 2014 | strande
January 28, 2014 | strande
The Robert F. Sibert Medal is awarded yearly to an outstanding nonfiction picture book. There are frequently several honor books named as well, and this year was no exception. If you are looking for something both beautiful and informative, try this list of award-winning titles.
2014 Medal Winner and Honor Books:
January 28, 2014 | goulds
This award recognizes an African American author of outstanding books for children and young adults.
This year's winner is:
P.S. be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia
This year's honor books are:
March. Book one by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers
Words with wings by Nikki Grimes
January 27, 2014 | goulds
January 27, 2014 | strande
Today the American Library Association announces its Youth Book & Media Awards, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. Many of us know and love Dr. Seuss, an author who created engaging stories for beginning readers, and this award celebrates books that continue that tradition today. If you need a fun suggestion for a beginning reader, this list has some great ideas. For more information about this award and its recipients, check the ALA website.
2014 Award Recipients and Honor Books:
Ball by word and pictures by Mary Sullivan