Encyclopedia Brown Inspires Readers – No Mystery There

The Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald J Sobol has inspired and hooked kids as readers for nearly 50 years. What makes these books enduring? What clues do they give us about connecting kids with the right book at the right time? Read more

Word Games in the 21st Century: Thanks William Steig

Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s new book Wumbers is a tribute to William Steig’s famous and beloved C D B. It has great potential as an early literacy tool, too. Read more

Reading News & Children’s Literacy Roundup – June in Review

Terry Doherty of the Family Bookshelf adds to the mid-April roundup of literacy news hosted at Jen Robinson’s Book Page. This is a syndicated collection of reading-related material which is produced with Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Carol Rasco’s Quietly. Read more