Author Interview: Anastasia Suen author of Road Work Ahead

Please welcome my friend, literacy guide, and children’s author Anastasia Suen to the Reading Tub. I first *met* Anastasia many years ago through the Kidlitosphere Yahoo Group … then we met in person at BookExpo America in Los Angeles (2008), and then worked together through the first three years of the Cybils Easy Reader / Early Chapter Book panel, when she was the organizer. We are thrilled that she thought to include us in her book launch for Road Work Ahead. Generally we don’t participate in blog tours, but what tipped me in favor of this tour (aside from the fact that she is a friend and mentor) is that Anastasia went the extra step of tailoring the collaboration to … Read more

Tuesday Blurb: Books and Blogs and Cons, Oh My!

In the kidlitosphere, fall means fun … and lots of it! So let’s not waste time … The Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards (Cybils) are coming! and we’re inviting you to join the party.  Yesterday Cybils founder Anne Levy opened the  call for judges for the 2011 Cybils. If you are a person who blogs about cildren’s and young adult books – and by extension loves to read – then please do think about applying to be a panelist for round 1 or round 2 of judging for this year. The deadline to apply as a panelist is Sept. 15, 2011. You can find more details about being a panelist here. If you’ve not been part of the process before, I heartily … Read more

Nonfiction Monday: Bats and Ants and Who Knows What Else

Nonfiction Monday for November 15, 2010 is hosted by the Reading Tub. This is the place to find all the links of nonfiction for kids this week. Read more