Guest Post: Multicultural Easter Picture Books

I am honored to have my very first guest writer on the blog today! Charlotte Riggle, the author of the children's book Catherine's Pascha was kind enough to do a MAJOR round-up of books celebrating the Christian holiday of Easter. We are sharing these with you now so those of you who celebrate this holiday will have time … Continue reading Guest Post: Multicultural Easter Picture Books

Weekly Bookish News: Week of 4/3/17

As always, this is a duplicate of the newsletter I send my K-12 school district staff every Friday morning ~ a short and sweet round-up of literacy news and happenings that caught my eye, along with a few books to highlight and my elementary read alouds for the week. If you want to know about … Continue reading Weekly Bookish News: Week of 4/3/17

First School Library Journal Review!

Just wanted to share the news that my professional dream has come true - my first School Library Journal review is in print in this month's edition of SLJ! I can't share my review here, but I can share the book! It is out in May and is YA. Here it is:

YA Reviews: Week of April 3, 2017

This week welcomes some excellent new YA titles to the world! Of all the advance reader copies for this week's releases that I read, these are my favorites............reviews below: Get it Together, Delilah by Erin Gough (Chronicle Books, April 4, 2017) I'll start with this being on Barnes and Noble's "23 of Our Most Anticipated LGBTQA … Continue reading YA Reviews: Week of April 3, 2017