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  • Pet (Book Collection) Giveaway!

    Pet (Book Collection) Giveaway!

    Fact, fiction, fantasy—all about pets…and we’re giving away more than half a dozen to the commenter who explains best how they are going to use them to promote responsible pet ownership in children’s lives. The Dog Patrol, by Rob Laidlaw and published by Pajama Press, has collected a pack of positive reviews. School Library Journal’s […]

  • Book Lovers Day for Middle Grade and Teen Readers

    Book Lovers Day for Middle Grade and Teen Readers

    We’re guessing that if you are reading this post, you indeed are a book lover! How many young book lovers do you know?  We hope you’ll share these recent and forthcoming books to love.  Show your tween and teen book lover some book love today! Series can be highly attractive to the book lover, whether […]

  • Wild about Wildlife

    Wild about Wildlife

    July is a wildly great time to celebrate wildlife! We’ve seen lots of pictures and reports about one side effect of social lockdowns in many locations giving urban dwellers more up-close visits by wildlife who generally steer clear of busy streets. Whether you’ve seen bears, coyotes, bunnies, turkeys, deer, or other wildlife up close lately, […]

  • Father’s Day Picture Books and Books with Pictures

    Father’s Day Picture Books and Books with Pictures

    Fathers receive their special day of public (and family) recognition on the third Sunday of June. To celebrate, we’ve gone to our stacks to show off some books featuring stories (and pictures) about dads. The Haircut, by Theo Heras and illustrated by Renné Benoit (Pajama Press) provides a toddler and daddy bonding story of a first […]

  • Read Your Way into Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Read Your Way into Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    We’re always on the lookout for books that reflect authentic cultures and come from voices that are authentic reflections of the cultures about which they tell stories.  May is a month designated for celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander roots in American cultures, so it’s a great time to explore kids’ books that reflect the vast […]

  • National Library Week at Home

    National Library Week at Home

    This year National Library Week falls in the midst of a time when most public and school library buildings are necessarily closed. However, in many communities, library services and online collections are very much available. In 2020, celebrate the library at your place instead of in a library building! Not sure how to find your […]

  • #IReadCanadian and You Can Too!

    February 19, 2020, marks the first celebration of making a practice to read books from Canadian authors and publishers. We have some to share with you so you can settle in for a day of reading above the 49th parallel (and some from parts of Canada south of that, too). Let’s start with First Nations publisher Inhabit Media, […]

  • Let’s Grow More Girl Scientists!

    Let’s Grow More Girl Scientists!

    Today’s blog post was written by our Marketing Manager Emerson Heflin. February 11th draws attention to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Today, less than 30% of science researchers worldwide are women, so we could use the help of some inspiring picture books and novels to change the narrative and celebrate the women […]

  • Lots of Winning Titles for Multicultural Book Day

    Lots of Winning Titles for Multicultural Book Day

    January 31 is Multicultural Book Day and that arrives this year on the heels of the American Library Association’s 2020 announcements of youth media awards.  Among the rich array of picture books, novels, youth audience nonfiction, audiobooks, and apps, authors and illustrators, and children’s literature experts who received plaudits this year, we think these would enhance […]