MORE 'GUEST-POSTS' POSTS
John Parra joins us today to present a piece on his latest autobiographical picture book GROWING AN ARTIST and the debut that he owes his father.
Newbery Honor winner Sheila Turnage joins us today to give us a bit of history of Hatteras Island in North Carolina and the destruction caused by the German U-Boats that inspired her latest book ISLAND OF SPIES.
Guest poster Sally Battle discusses a family library program that's, “an invitation for curious families to listen, learn and grow through accessible, thoughtful, kid-friendly, challenging-yet-tender experiences and conversations around race and culture.”
Author Hanh Bui pays tributes to libraries as safe harbors for incoming refugees.
James Kennedy guest posts today with information about the latest 90-Second Newbery, now celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Newbery Award.
Special guest poster Martha Meyer joins us to talk about connecting kids and teachers to books about science, nature, and the environment itself.
Years ago the author Claude Ponti wrote two short pieces. One was from the perspective of his maniacal chicken Blaze. The other from his greatest nemesis. Now both, translated by Lara Vergnaud, are on display for you today. Enjoy!
Today retired reading instructor Kevin Purdy gets serious about joke books. Where can you find them? Why are they important? And what do you look for in a good one?
Read the letter penned by a coalition of more than 250 influential educators and librarians. They're asking the New York Times to add three children’s nonfiction bestseller lists to complement the existing lists that focus on juvenile fiction
Melissa Stewart was kind enough to answer my questions about her book 5 Kinds of Nonfiction last week. Now she returns with Cynthia Levinson, and Jennifer Swanson to discuss a recent news article that had some real gaps.