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

Illustrated Chapter Books & Adventure – Bookmarks for November

Bookmarks posts spotlight the favorite titles, as read and reviewed by Reading Tub families. In November, most of the books were chapter books for transitional readers, also known as newly independent readers. Read more

Picture Books and More: What We Read Last Summer

The Reading Tub offers its short list of favorite reads from this past summer. Read more