Friday Blurbs: Helping Local Schools, VA Book, and Keeping Busy

The Reading Tub has started a list of books where the characters love or hate reading. There are also several community projects going on related to getting books to kids in need. Read more

Tuesday Blurbs: The Chapter Book Edition (Updated)

Middle grade readers are a tough audience. Elizabeth Bird and the O.W.L. blog are working to help educators and parents find books these readers will love. The Kids Book Review has great articles on promoting reading, too. Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Round Up – 13 April

Welcome to this week’s edition of children’s literacy and reading news round-up, brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Scrub-a-Dub-Tub, a Reading Tub blog.  Overall, it was a slower news week but there was something for all of our categories: events;  raising readers; literacy and reading programs and research; grants & donations; and a few new resources. It was spring break here last week, and I’ve been zooming through the reader and the various mini-round-ups have been a huge help.  A favorite is Meg Ivey’s Literacy Voices Round Up.  Check out the April 10 edition.  Her links are great, but that picture at the end – the coolest! Events National Library Week begins today! There are plenty of activities related … Read more