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Epic Cybils Book Battle: Week I

*Disclaimer* The process described below is one method for informing Cybils evaluating. It is not, I repeat, not how the Cybils shortlists are created. I’m honored to be a panelist on the fiction picture book committee of the 2010 Cybils awards. Since “kid appeal” is part of the award criteria, I though it wise to […]

Review: Snook Alone by Marilyn Nelson

Snook Alone by Marilyn Nelson Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering Candlewick Press ISBN: 9780763626679 $16.99 Grades 2 and Up In Stores *Best New Books* Higher-level picture books can have a hard time getting love from the masses. While critics often praise them for breaking out of rigid age constraints with sophisticated artwork and text, reaction […]