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Member SCBWI, ICL, CWI, OWAIC, United States
My life's goal is to read all the Newbery Medal Winners and Newbery Honor books, but sometimes my writing gets in the way.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Can You Write For Kindergartners?

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

The Winners' List of Books for Kids

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!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Great Books for Kids

In doubt about what to buy for a child's gift? 
Check your bookstore for 
Newbery Medal Winners  or Newbery Honor Books.
You can't go wrong.