Another Brother By Matthew Cordell Feiwel and Friends ISBN: 9780312643249 $16.99 Grades K-2 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library The arrival of a new sibling can be a stressful event. Sure, parents have their hands full, but big brother or big sister also have to cope with a lot of change. [...]
Explorer: The Mystery Boxes Edited by Kazu Kibuishi Amulet (Abrams) ISBN: 9781419700101 $19.95 Grades 4-7 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your library I was recently watching one of may favorite television shows, Iron Chef, when one of the judges made an interesting comment about a course comprised of four entirely separate mini [...]
WHAT’S THE BEST READ-ALOUD? I’m a pretty big supporter of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award. While there are more Best of the Year lists than the mind can handle (yeah, yeah, I know I’m adding to this with the Top 20 Books list), the E.B. White informs the public of something specific – these books [...]
Yeah, April! You used to be known almost exclusively as the month that brought showers. Seeing as how rain is the universal symbol for “downer”, I can’t imagine you were very pleased with that. But now you’re known for something else – April is National Poetry Month. And around this neck of the woods the [...]
For a little perspective, here are some notes about 1966, when Up the Road Slowly was published: The president was Lyndon Johnson The Sound of Music won the Academy Award for Best Picture Medicare began The first Star Trek episode aired Perspective relayed, let’s move right along to the next item on the agenda… 1967: [...]
Thank you for visiting the Nonfiction Monday roundup. Scroll down for links to other Nonfiction Monday posts. If you would like to add yours, let me know in the comments (don’t forget the url). Citizen Scientists By Loree Griffin Burns Photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz Henry Holt ISBN: 9780805090628 $19.99 Grades 3-6 In Stores *Best New [...]
Pay no attention to this Camera Obscura album cover – I want all the nonfiction you got. The traveling fact circus known as Nonfiction Monday will be pitching its tent (yeah, that’s right, I’m taking that expression back for everyday use) here this coming Monday (March 5, 2012). Looking forward to it.
One Cool Friend By Toni Buzzeo Illustrated by David Small Dial (Penguin) ISBN: 9780803734135 $16.99 Grades K-3 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Local Library Oblivious parents are a staple in children’s lit. Kids are so used to being micro-managed that the thought of being able to pull one over on the [...]