Maybe it is because my brother and I would play “runaway” or maybe because I loved the idea of museums and cities, but From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler was one of my favorite books as a child. E.L. Konigsburg wrote the book with sophisticated language and made me feel more “adult” reading that… Continue reading From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
GCBA is an organization committed to rewarding, recognizing and promoting excellence in children’s literature. The Georgia Children’s Book Award was established in 1968 by Sheldon Root, a Professor in the Department of Language Education at the University of Georgia to foster a love of reading, and to introduce children to books of literary excellence. We… Continue reading UGA 44th Annual Conference on Children’s Literature
The Mysterious Benedict Society is written by Trenton Lee Stewart and published in 2007. I had seen the book prominently featured in book stores and just recently picked it up to read. The Mysterious Benedict Society is a great children’s book, mainly because Stewart creates a world that is easy to get lost in. Also, I love when… Continue reading The Mysterious Benedict Society
10 FREE Copies of Camp Bug Juice are being given away on Goodreads! Goodreads Book Giveaway Camp Bug Juice by Brittany T. Cuenin Giveaway ends February 01, 2013. See the giveaway details at… Continue reading Camp Bug Juice Giveaway on Goodreads!
Two siblings at an entrepreneurial war over selling lemonade is the basis of Davies’ novel, The Lemonade War. Evan and Jessie are brother and sister. They are equally smart; however, Jessie will be entering fourth grade with her brother. Evan isn’t happy about the transition and their summer turns into a business war. They pair off… Continue reading The Lemonade War