• Booklist does nonfiction. Booklist recently published it’s “Top 10 Series Nonfiction for Youth”. Some of their picks I know well (“Face to Face with Animals”, “Nic Bishop”) and wholeheartedly endorse. There are others that I have yet to get acquainted with – I’ll get started with that. Click the logo below to read the entire list.


  • The Pigeon revealed. Yes, it’s hard to believe, but the full title of the forthcoming Pigeon book is gonna be announced in a matter of hours. PW Daily will have the scoop, so check back there on the 1st. In the meanwhile, click here to read more about the announcement in PW Children’s bookshelf.
  • YouTube + children’s lit = StoryTubes. Beginning April 1st, students nationwide will be taking part in “StoryTubes”, a student booktalk contest. The best way to get the whole lowdown is by watching the video clip below and clicking here to read more about the contest at children’s lit blog The Miss Rumphius Effect.