Tag: children’s books

Children’s Book Lists

Children’s Book Lists

Here are some of the best lists of great children’s books that I’ve come across: 101 Best Chapter Books to Read (or Hear) Before You Grow Up (Tara Ziegmont, Feels Like Home blog) The Ultimate Guide to the Independent Princess (Mighty Girl) 100 Chapter Books You MUST Read to Your… Read more »

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Ginger Jumps, by Lisa Campbell Ernst (review)

Ginger Jumps, by Lisa Campbell Ernst (review)

Ginger Jumps by Lisa Campbell Ernst Illustrator: Lisa Campbell Ernst Published by Bradbury Press on April 30, 1990 Genres: Children’s Books, Picture Books Pages: 33 Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection, the library Add to Goodreads Ginger is a small brown dog who has always lived with the circus. At… Read more »

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News & Notes — 5/04/13

News & Notes — 5/04/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “One Year Later, the Results of Tor UK Going DRM Free” (Julie Crisp, Tor.com). … Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday — Childhood Favorites

Top Ten Tuesday — Childhood Favorites

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  This week’s topic is free choice — we can revisit any previous topic.  Since I missed Childhood Favorites, and I still love good children’s books, guess which topic I’m revisiting?  I’ve decided to interpret “childhood”… Read more »

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The Island Horse, by Susan Hughes (review)

The Island Horse, by Susan Hughes (review)

Category: Children’s fiction  (grades 2-5) Publication date: March 1, 2012 Book source: Publisher review copy through NetGalley The Island Horse evokes the works of Marguerite Henry, particularly Misty of Chincoteague, although the reading level is simpler and aimed at younger children.  The book is set in the 1800s on Canada’s… Read more »

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