CYBILS: Children’s and YA Bloggers Literary Awards Announced

Oh. My. Gosh. In all the excitement about the Children’s and YA Bloggers’ Literary Awards (aka Cybils), I actually forgot to schedule this! Better late than never ,,, I know I say the same thing every February 14, but I can’t help myself … and I know without even going to Twitter I am not alone. The official announcement came at 12:01 PST [February 14]. I know there are some (*cough* Sheila Ruth *cough*) who stayed up to wait and celebrate. I confess, I’m old. I was asleep! The panelists for the Easy Readers and Early Chapter Books did NOT make it easy for the judges: Julie Azzam, teacher, parent ~ Instantly Interruptible Stacey Loscalzo, teacher, parent, writer/author ~ Stacey Loscalzo.com and @staceylo … Read more

Children’s Literacy & Reading News – President’s Day edition

Have you stopped by Jen Robinson’s Book Page to see the mid-February edition of the Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup? Wow! For such a short month February is chock full of great stuff for book lovers and bookworms to be! Check it out now on Jen Robinson’s Book Page. It looks like we have plenty to keep that children’s literacy mojo going well into March, too. We’ll kick off the month on March 1 with NEA’s Read Across America Day. It’s an annual event to promote reading that also coincides with Theodor Geisel’s birthday.  Then, on Monday, March 4 we’ll kick off Reading: The First Five Years for this year’s Share a Story – Shape a Future children’s literacy blog … Read more