Children’s Book Award Trivia

Do you know how many awards/award programs there are for children’s literature and children’s books? Until about three months ago when I started this “little” research project, I had no idea how many programs recognize outstanding children’s books and children’s literature. [Nope, sorry, you have to read to the end to get the answer.] Why do I care about these author, illustrator and book recognition awards? Because for parents who want some help selecting books for their kids, award-winning titles are a great place to start. There are national awards, regional awards, and state awards. There are awards for every audience (infant to teen) and book type (from picture to chapter), as well as some genre-specific awards. There are also … Read more

Get Out the Vote

Yes, it may be summer, but you can still vote. The Reading Tub has been approved as one of the Top Mom Sites. Go to the Tub and register a vote …then tell your friends! The more votes we have, the higher our ranking as a Top Mom site. Vote Now!Remember, though, this is still a democracy and you can only vote once! They have triggers in place to preclude multiple votes from the same IP address. So make this election fair and square (and campaign finance free!) Terry This work by Reading Tub is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 US License

Mom’s Choice Award Winners

Good morning … It’s taken me a couple weeks, but I have updated the pages on the Web site to reflect the winners of the 2005 Mom’s Choice Awards, sponsored by the Just for Mom Foundation. Here’s the link: Mom’s Choice Award Winners, 2005 In other news, thanks to an announcement by the Publisher’s Marketing Association (PMA), the Reading Tub has received TONS–literally–of new books. It’s just been three days of mail this week and we’re already close to 100 new books. It’s going to be a VERY busy summer! This work by Reading Tub is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 US License