Young Readers

Picture Book of the Day

Counting in the Garden
by Emily Hruby (Author) and Patrick Hruby (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Celebrate the joy of growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables your garden as you count to twelve in this chunky board book.

Snippet: There are many wonderful things in my garden. I like to count them….
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Chapter Book of the Day

Zita the Spacegirl
by Ben Hatke (Author, llustrator)
192 pages

Booktalk: In this (graphic novel) comic book , Zita and Joseph discover a crater left by a meteroid, and inside the crater is a strange device…

Snippet:
ZITA: It’s probably an old remote or something.
SOUND AS ZITA PUSHES THE BUTTON: TEK TEK TEK TEK
JOSEPH: I still don’t think…
SOUND: CRAKKA KRAKA
SOUND: THOOOM!
(Light comes out of the crater and then a creature grabs Joseph…)

The 2011 Cybils Graphic Novels Winner!

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Austin SCBWI Regional Conference

Thanks for a GREAT weekend at the Austin SCBWI Regional Conference

Special thanks to RA Debbie Gonzales!
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STEM Friday on February 24, 2012

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

The STEM Friday Round-up on February 24, 2012

is at Rourke Publishing.

I’ve reopened the STEM Friday blog for my “early birds.” If you need to add your link before the host is ready, add it to comments for the announcement for that day on the STEM Friday blog. Thanks!
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Literary Link

My January Quick Tips column: Hot Topics: Winter Weather with STEM is at Booklist Online.
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Site Meter My NEW chapter book is Save the Best for Last, Abby (All-Star Cheerleaders)

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