Monday, October 29, 2007

October "Hooked on Reading"

The latest installment of my children's lit review column "Hooked on Reading" is now live here. October 2007 picks include the following great reads:
  • Leonardo the Terrible Monster, an illustrated picture book for prereaders by Mo Willems
  • The Bee Tree, a picture book for ages 4–8 by Patricia Polacco
  • Germs Make Me Sick!, an informational picture book for ages 4–8 by Melvin Berger
  • My Last Best Friend, a novel for ages 8+ by Julie Bowe
  • How Angel Peterson Got His Name, a short story collection for ages 9–12 by Gary Paulsen

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Biz Buzz: Teen Read Week

The Young Adult Library Services Association's Teen Read Week runs October 14–October 20. That's right now!

Monday, October 01, 2007

September "Hooked on Reading"

The September 2007 "Hooked on Reading" review column I write for Hooked on Phonics went live today. My picks for the month (yes, the one that ended yesterday!):
  • Andy Warhol's Colors by Susan Goldman Rubin
  • Mars Needs Moms by Berkeley Breathed
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  • Bea and Mr. Jones by Amy Schwartz