I Can Read: A Carnival Celebrating New Readers – August 2011

Welcome to the June 2010 carnival celebrating new readers (Kindergarten through second grade). You’ll find reviews of Easy Readers and short chapter books, and ideas to help them, too. Read more

Get Ready for Summer Reading: A Booklights Reprise

Yes, Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer are almost here. Some of us are just wrapping up a school year, several (many) have weeks yet to go. Still, the holiday gets us in a summer mood, so I thought I’d pull up a post from the Booklights archives. We’re  a few days ahead of that “but now it’s June” remark in the opening, but here in the East if FEELS like June, so we’re going to roll with it. Bookworm Basics: Summer Reading originally published on Booklights 2 June 2010 Toward the end of April, the “summer reading” whispers started. But now it’s June and school is out or almost over, so today I’m shifting gears and thinking … Read more

Monday Blurb: Getting Back in the Groove

Share a Story was an incredible success, with so much info it is the de facto mid-March literacy and reading news roundup. Children’s Book Center has opened voting for the Children’s Choice Book Awards Read more