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The 2014 ALA Award Winners: The Tip of the Iceberg

Celebrate International Book Giving Day on February 14th! 1. Give a book to a child, 2. Leave a book in a waiting room, or 3. Donate gently used books to a second hand store or nonprofit.

A Bookish Advent Calendar: A picture book a day to read aloud during advent. (See blog post for book recommendations!)

REVIEW: On a Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne - This book introduces young readers to Albert Einstein and celebrates curiosity in a way that will be appreciated by readers of all ages. Recommended for: Ages 5 and up

REVIEW: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown - Mr. Tiger Goes Wild is a beautifully illustrated, humorous story with broad appeal and a nice message. Recommended for: Ages 3 to 8

6 Picture Books to Read This Halloween + My first Google+ hangout!

The Common Core State Standards are Here: Time to Incorporate More Children's Literature in Classrooms

Read Through History IV: Westward Expansion (1800-1850) | Delightful Children's Books

Read Through History III: The Revolutionary War & The Founding of a Nation | Delightful Children's Books

Read Through History: Picture books to help bring history to life for kids!

Read Through History I: Early American Civilizations | Delightful Children's Books

Read Through History II: Early Explorers and Colonial Times | Delightful Children's Books

We're Reading Through History: We look forward to sharing our favorite historical children's books with you this summer!

15 Early Chapter Book Series to Turn Kids into Voracious Readers This Summer

15 More Fantastic Books for Kids Learning to Read

Children's Books to Celebrate Valentine's Day

The ALA literary awards were announced this morning! A big congratulations to these five books that flew under the radar for most of the year!

Best Booklists of 2012 | Delightful Children's Books

Read Around the World Storytime: South America

15 Children's Books About Africa (Updated!)

Support your local independent bookstore this holiday season!

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Tired of Dora and Thomas? Try These 15 Fantastic Children’s Book Characters Instead!