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My Favorite Books of 2013

Can you believe it’s December already? I can’t. It took me a while to get over my denial and actually sit down to write this blog post. Here were my favorite books for kids and teens this year (not necessarily … Continue reading

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Duck Sock Hop Giveaway Winner and Another Favorite Duck Book

It’s time to announce the winner of the giveaway! (drum roll please!) The winner is: Brianna! (I’ve emailed her already) Last week, after the NESCBWI conference, I was on a bit of a Jane Yolen kick. I love Jane Yolen’s … Continue reading

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Author Jane Kohuth on the Top Ten Duck Books of All Time

5/8: Updated post to show that this is a SIGNED copy of Duck Sock Hop we’re giving away! My very first guest post is by Jane Kohuth, talented author of Ducks Go Vroom, Estie the Mensch, and the soon-to-be-published picture … Continue reading

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The Subjectivity of a “Favorites” List

Last week my writing group was discussing our group’s book-of-the-month, The Boyfriend List┬áby E. Lockhart. We were going around, generally talking about the book and I mentioned how I’d really liked it but hadn’t loved it enough to pick up … Continue reading

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My Favorite Books of 2011

Out of all the kid’s books I read this year, these are my favorites. I attempted to order them by author and by reading level (YA, followed by MG, followed by PB). Note that these are not necessarily newly published … Continue reading

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Cute animal photo: Red Panda (oh, and a list of Red Panda books)

I recently went to the Central Park Zoo (which isn’t nearly as impressive as the Bronx Zoo, but still pretty nice) and was thrilled to see a red panda up close! I was one of many tourists shoving my way … Continue reading

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