Thursday, February 17, 2011
Win money and fame!! Institute of Children's Literature is holding a writing contest. Go to their website: http://www.childrenswriter.com/ and get their rules for submission. Next, write an engaging story that kindergartners can read. Remember to follow their directions carefully. Hurry, the deadline is February 28th, 2011. Good luck and let me know if you're the big winner!!!
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Having a hard time choosing a Newbery Medal Winner or Newbery Honor Book for a child's gift? Print a shopping list at www.ala.org/alsc. This is the website for American Library Association's "Association for Library Service to Children." In the left index, click on Awards & Grants, then click on Book & Media Awards, and finally click on Newbery Medal & Honor Books 1922-Present. You'll never run out of gift ideas!