Young Readers

Picture Book of the Day

Red Sled
by Lita Judge (Author, Illustrator)

Booktalk: In this almost wordless picture book, a host of woodland creatures take a child’s sled for a nighttime joy ride.

Snippet: Scrinch scrunch scrinch scrunch scrinch scrunch
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Chapter Book of the Day

The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister
by Charlotte Agell (Author, Illustrator)
160 pages

Booktalk: Fourth grade is a year of changes, challenges, and ordinary joys for India McAllister. She lives in Maine with her artist mom and their dog, Tofu. Her father lives in the next town over with his new partner, Richard and their bird, Beatrice Strawberry. India – named for the ink, not the subcontinent – was adopted from China as a baby. Being the only Chinese girl in her small town fuels India’s search for identity. India reports in her own words and drawings about life, adventures (many with her good friend Colby) and all things annoying as well as what makes her happy.

Snippet: My name is India McAllister, and I’m nine and a half years old. I live in Wolfgang, Maine, where there are no wolves, but the coyotes grow almost as big. You can hear them calling to each other at night.
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Online Writing Workshops

Planning to write a children’s book in 2012?
The next Children’s Book Genres Workshop is Jan 4-Feb 22, 2012.

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STEM Friday on December 30, 2011

STEM Friday is coming! (STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

The STEM Friday Round-up on December 30, 2011

is at Red Phoenix Books.

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