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Book: Tut: The Story of my Immortal Life Author: P. J. Hoover Pages: 320 Age Range: 9-12 The premise of Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life is that when King Tut was fourteen years old, his uncle tried to...      ...
Today I will be sending out a new issue of the Growing Bookworms email newsletter. (If you would like to subscribe, you can find a sign-up form here.) The Growing Bookworms newsletter contains content from my blog focused on children's...       ...
Zoe Toft at Playing by the Book shared a fun post a couple of weeks ago about sneaking in books at breakfast by using toast racks as book storage. I was immediately charmed by this idea, and had to try...        Related Stories
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Book: The Hypnotists (Book 1) and Memory Maze (Book 2, Hypnotists) Author: Gordon Korman Pages: 240 each Age Range: 8-12 The Hypnotists and Memory Maze are the first two books in a new series by Gordon Korman. The hero of...      ...
I'm happy to report that the 2014 Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards (the Cybils Awards) are kicking off soon. As noted on the Cybils blog last week: "Exciting things are happening in the Cybils world, and we're gearing...       ...
Book: It Happens: A Guide to Contemporary Realistic Fiction for the YA Reader Author: Kelly Jensen Pages: 278 Age Range: Adult (reference title for librarians and others who do reader's advisory for teens) I'm not quite the target audience for...      ...
Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include book lists, growing bookworms, ebooks, apps, KidLitCon, Cybils, reading, schools, libraries, and summer reading. Books and Authors I can't believe that people...       ...
Book: Bats in the Band Author/Illustrator: Brian Lies Pages: 32 Age Range: 4-8 Oh happy day! There is a new book in Brian Lies' Bats series, after Bats at the Library (review), Bats at the Beach, and Bats at the...      ...
Book: The Summer I Saved the World ... in 65 Days Author: Michele Weber Hurwitz Pages: 272 Age Range: 10 and up The Summer I Saved the World ... in 65 Days is about a thirteen-year-old girl who decides to...      ...
Book: Comics Squad: Recess! Authors: Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm, Jarrett Krosoczka, Raina Telgemeier & Dave Roman, Dan Santat, Dav Pilkey, Ursula Vernon, Eric Wight, and Gene Luen Yang Pages: 144 Age Range: 7-10 Comics Squad: Recess! is a...      ...


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