D. James Smith’s novel, The Boys of San Joaquin, may be considered a mystery–after all, it won the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery in 2006–and it may be technically a children’s book, but neither classification should in any way limit its audience. … Read more.
[openbook booknumber=”ISBN:1584300817 ” templatenumber=”2″] There are children’s picture books that are funny, sweet, sentimental, subversive, atmospheric, or surreal. And every so often there are picture books that perfectly capture an authentic experience of childhood. … Read more.
This week’s book trailer features a picture book that has won multiple awards and distinctions. I Want My Hat Back, by Jon Klassen, was chosen as one of Publisher’s Weekly’s Best Children’s Books of 2011, the American Library Association’s Notable Children’s Books for 2012, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2011, and it was nominated for the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for 2012. … Read more.