The Picture Book Buzz

August 31, 2018

I couldn't choose just one book today. So, I decided to write a post on my favorite recent picture books about friends. They all contain an unusual twist and/or some unusual friends. Each book highlights an aspect of friendship - time, manners, inclusion, and trust. I hope you find a few...

August 29, 2018

Nominations for the Cybils Children's and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards will open soon.

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August 10, 2018

A world of grief and pain

flowers bloom -

even then

                                                               - Kobayashi Issa


August 6, 2018

I have a slightly different interview for you today. I am talking with Amy Losak, the daughter of the poet/author Sydell Rosenberg. Sydell taught public school and ESL. She was also a published writer. Although Sydell died in 1996, Amy kept alive her mother's dream to publish an alphabet...

August 3, 2018

Review of a great book for anyone who loves picnics and time outdoors or who's ever had their "best laid" plans go awry.

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