The Christian Science Monitor has posted several articles about children’s lit. The books covered include Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson and Where’s the Cake by T.T. Khing. There are also picture book recommendations, pirate books, an audio book, and mysteries. Enjoy!
The Telegraph offers a list of a twelve books to read before you are twelve year old. The list was reviewed by Ingrid Hopson, librarian of the year for the School Library Association, and it is WONDERFUL!
Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick
Cloud Busting, by Malorie Blackman
Dream On, by Bali Rai
Evil Inventions (Horrible Science), by Nick Arnold
Framed, by Frank Cottrell Boyce
A Dog Called Grk, by Joshua Doder
I, Coriander, by Sally Gardner (Hurrah! This was a favorite of mine!)
Journey to the River Sea, by Eva Ibbotson
Mortal Engines, by Philip Reeve
The Ring of Words – An Anthology of Poetry, selected by Roger McGough
Saffy’s Angel, by Hilary McKay (YES! Loved this one and the others in the series!)
Unbelievable!, by Paul Jennings