Tag Archives: Carole Boston Weatherford

2021 Newbery and Caldecott Medal Winners

This morning, I watched the American Library Youth Media Awards live from the comfort of home (where we are all spending most of our time these days!). Some of the prestigious awards given out each year by the ALA are the Coretta Scott King Awards, the Theodore Seuss Geisel Award, and of course, the Newbery […]

What I’ve Been Reading (April 2017)

I’m so excited for the new picture book out by Drew Dewalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit! The concept is brilliant and it is executed to perfection. Go read a copy of The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors as soon as possible. It definitely made it on my recommended list for April. Preschool (3-5 […]

2017 Newbery and Caldecott Winners

The John Newbery Medal and Randolph Caldecott Medal winners, along with the Honor books, have been announced. I always love seeing what made the cut and then quickly going to my library account to reserve these books. John Newbery Medal Awarded for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature. This one’s for the authors! Winner:The […]

What I’ve Been Reading (March 2016) – BIOGRAPHIES!

I’ve been researching picture book biographies for two new stories I’m working on. I find it such an exciting format for kids to learn about important people in our world. The shorter word count of a picture book can draw in reluctant readers and the illustrations add another layer of interest and understanding. A blurb […]