Literacy and Reading News Roundup of New Resources – December 2009

Welcome to the third and final 2009 edition of our monthly Roundup of New Resources. This column was previously part of the Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundups that Jen Robinson and I put together each Monday. The RoNR is published during the first week of each month. I am adding categories to complement the sections Jen and I use in the weekly collections. Places for Parents Book Bites for Kids – Suzanne Lieurance hosts a weekly Internet radio program (Blog Talk Radio) where she talks with children’s and YA authors about their books, writing for kids, and literacy. Getting Kids Reading – While culling news for a roundup, I discovered a link to this blog, hosted by Canadian journalist … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 7 December

Literacy and Reading News for the week of 11/30/2009 to 12/7/2009, collected via blogs, traditional media, and Twitter. Read more

Books We Read – November

November 2009 [Books received: 28; books read: 52] Wow! What a month! Lots of fun reading, both for the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards (Cybils) and just for fun as we started sharing some holiday stories. Check out the Kids Picks (KP) this month … lots of nonfiction. [Yeah!] I love trying to figure out the rhyme or reason for the kid picks, too. I’m not sure there really is one, but its still fun. Our reviewers were busy, too.  We received 30 reviews of middle grade and YA books from one of our Use Your ABC’s classrooms. There are a few here, but most are still being loaded into the Book bag. As you’ll see, we’ve got … Read more