Librarian Prep List for March

Librarian Prep List

by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager

This list will get you geared up for March! We’ve got a little history, a little St. Patrick’s Day, and a robust group of Purim titles. Read More

Blending Nonfiction and Fiction: 4 Recent Picture Books

fiction and nonfiction books

By Carol Hinz, Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books

Once upon a time, I learned that there were two types of books–fiction and nonfiction. Fiction was imaginary, and nonfiction was true. And then I became a children’s book editor and occasionally found myself working on some very fiction-y nonfiction. Or is it nonfiction-y fiction? Read More

Domenica’s Summer Reading List

By Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director of Twenty-First Century Books

feather thief cover

I used to think I was unusual, with a huge stack of books on my bedside table that never goes down and invariably reading more than one book at a time. But the more readers I talk to, the more I realize it’s something people do. And it’s liberating to know you can jump from book to book depending on your mood or energy level or level of enthusiasm on any given day. Read More

Combating 5 Common Excuses Not to Read This Summer

Summer Reading

The end of the school year is imminent, and most students can’t wait to trade their backpacks for bathing suits. Don’t despair! Summer vacation can be full of educational experiences: traveling to new places, learning a hobby or sport, or interacting with nature at camp. But no matter their plans, there is always time to squeeze in some reading. Read on for our creative responses to some typical excuses to skip summer reading.

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