Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup Mid-October

Jen Robinson hosts the mid-October roundup of literacy news, children’s literacy events, and reading ideas. The Family Bookshelf edition adds some news that has come out since that post. The roundups are a syndicated collection of reading-related material which is co-authored with Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Carol Rasco’s Quietly. 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

Picture Books to Young Adult:

Welcome to the March edition of Bookmarks, our monthly shortlist of mini book reviews. We have had a TON of picture book reviews come in from families. I am still uploading the cache to the Reading Tub website, but you can see what we’ve added so far on our 2012 Books We’ve Read Page. Book reviews on the Reading Tub website will have the requisite link. Each Bookmark has basic info and an original blurb / overview. You’ll meet the key players, we’ll add our reader reaction, and then we’ll ask the author and/or illustrator a question or two. Noteworthy March Bookmarks Nabeel’s New Pants: An Eid Talewritten by Fawzia Gilani-Williams illustrated by Proiti Roy Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books, 2010 preschool … Read more