Monday Blurb: Read and Read Alike – a Booklights Reprise

Picking books for older kids can be a challenge … if you want a book they’ll like. Terry offers suggestions based on her own family’s experience. Read more

Poetry Friday Book Talk: Twas the Night Before Christmas – The Career Editions

Clement Moore’s Night Before Christmas is the original, but there are lots of other versions for the holidays, too. Several of them take on careers from cop to lawyer to pirate. Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Early December edition

Jen Robinson hosts the early December literacy roundup. She has information about a number of literacy events; reports about the problems of pushing kids to read; and more. Terry has information about a new database to help School Libraries get books. Read more