Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Early June 2011

June is just a jumble. As is often typical this time of year, time seems to just fold over on itself. Between recovering from BookExpo, holiday weekends, year-end commitments at school, graduations, summer sports … you get the picture. Odds are also pretty good that if you are reading this, you’re also living it.  So ‘nuf said. On with the show … Three times a month, Jen Robinson @  Jen Robinson’s Book Page, Carol Rasco @  Rasco from RIF, and I publish a children’s literacy and reading news round-up.  Jen covers the first part of the month, I (usually) take the middle, and Carol Rasco does a lovely wrap-up and look ahead. Carol’s May in Review post went up last … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – mid-June 2010

Welcome to the sixth edition of the new bimonthly children’s literacy and reading news round-up brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Scrub-a-Dub-Tub. As Jen had mentioned in March, she and her husband Mheir were expecting their new Baby Bookworm to arrive this month. With Baby Bookworm now home, Jen is still enjoying the best of both worlds … as a mom and a reader. She periodically sneaks a peak at what’s going on in the Kidlitosphere … so just in case she’s reading, here’s what’s going on! Roundups aren’t quite the same without Jen, so I was particularly tickled Sunday when I saw the @JensBookPage Tweet about the Coolest Bookstore, with a link to this Mercury News … Read more