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The Children's Book Review aims to help parents choose the best books for their kids. Named one of the ALSC Great Web Sites for Kids, this blog is powered by Bianca Schulze (and Luisa LaFleur, who reviews bilingual books). The Children's Book Review's slogan is "Growing Readers" -- and its goal is to "remember old favorites and search for new ones."
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1. The LitPick Reading and Writing Book Review Program

Have students who devour book after book? Gives students a chance to read and review all types of newly released books.

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2. D is for Dress Up: The ABC’s of What We Wear, by Maria Carluccio | Book Review

The ABC's have never been more fashionable in this delightful alphabet book.

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3. Picture Book Prize Pack From Award-Winning Author Carole P. Roman | Book Giveaway

Enter to win autographed copies of Rocket-Bye and Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?, written by award-winning author Carole P. Roman and illustrated by Mateya Arkova. Plus, a bonus prize of author Eric Jay Cash's debut picture book Cave Kiddos: A Sunny Day! Giveaway begins April 21, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 22, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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4. Rose and Her Amazing Nose, by Andrew Fairchild | Dedicated Review

Can there ever be enough books that encourage kids to accept themselves for who they are? We think not! Rose and Her Amazing Nose is a picture book that does just this: it teaches kids the importance of accepting themselves.

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5. Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Can a Princess Be a Firefighter? is an empowering picture book by award-winning author Carole P. Roman that encourages children to follow their dreams.

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6. Rocket-Bye, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

Rocket-Bye is one of the latest and greatest picture books from award-winning author, Carole P. Roman.

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7. Ted Sanders, Author of The Keepers: The Harp and the Ravenvine | Selfie and Shelfie

Check out Ted Sanders’ Selfie with The Keepers: The Harp and the Ravenvine, the second in the magical series that began with The Box and the Dragonfly.

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8. Josh Bledsoe, Author of Hammer and Nails | Selfie and a Shelfie

Check out Josh Bledsoe’s Selfie with Hammer and Nails, the story of a little girl and her dad.

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9. Sesame Street: I Love You Just Like This! | Book Review

I Love You Just Like This! is an adorable story about love and all the ways parents feel it for their children.

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10. My Writing and Reading Life: Deborah Hopkinson, Author of A Bandit’s Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket

Deborah Hopkinson is the award-winning author of more than 45 books for young readers.

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11. The Forbidden Library Series, by Django Wexler | Book Giveaway

Enter to win the first three books from THE FORBIDDEN LIBRARY series: The Forbidden Library, The Mad Apprentice, and The Palace of Glass, written by Django Wexler. Giveaway begins April 17, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 16, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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12. The Art of Creating a Strong & Clever Heroine

Django Wexler Discusses Alice, the Heroine of The Forbidden Library Series

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13. Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

We're living in a golden age of great fiction ... so many beautiful works being published every month, and it's become a real paradise for readers, whatever they like to read.

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14. Five Family Favorites with Sue Fliess, Author of Calling All Cars

Author Sue Fliess selects "Five Family Favorites" to share with readers ... Read the rest of this post

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15. Illustration Inspiration: Lindsay Ward, Author-Illustrator of The Importance of Being Three

This adorable picture book celebrating important life events is the perfect gift for third birthdays.

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16. Hattie Peck, by Emma Levey | Book Review

Hattie Peck proves that there is more than enough love to go around, and any way to make a family is a great one.

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17. Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper, written by Rick DeDonato and illustrated by Tracy Bishop. Giveaway begins April 12, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 11, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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18. Inside the studio with Tracy Bishop, Illustrator of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper

Have a peek inside the studio of Tracy Bishop, Illustrator of Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper.

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19. My Writing and Reading Life: Nancy J. Cavanaugh, Author of Just Like Me

Just Like Me, by Nancy J. Cavanaugh, is a funny, uplifting summer camp story about unlikely friendships and finding your place in the world from the award-winning author of This Journal Belongs to Ratchet.

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20. The Gallery of Wonders: Magora: Book One, by Marc Remus | Dedicated Review

The Gallery of Wonders, by Marc Remus, is an incredibly engaging middle grade book for ages nine and up—especially those that dabble in art, magic, and defending against the dark arts.

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21. April Pulley Sayre, Author of The Slowest Book Ever | Speed Interview

Which five words best describe The Slowest Book Ever? April Pulley Sayre: Chewy science for wondrous pondering.

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22. Children’s Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | April 2016

After taking a look at what has been trending on The Children's Book Review over the past month, it seems that you have all be equally excited about our 8th birthday celebratory giveaway.

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23. Wonder Woman at Super Hero High, by Lisa Yee | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of Wonder Woman at Super Hero High: DC Super Hero Girls, by Lisa Yee. Giveaway begins April 9, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 8, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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24. Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales | Book Review

Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales, is superb. Months after first reading the book, I find myself reflecting on its characters and outcomes.

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25. 5 Laugh-Out-Loud and Reach-for-the-Kleenex Middle Grade Novels | Selected by Cammie McGovern, Author of Just My Luck

I not only loved all these books, I know I’ll go back and re-read them in the future to study exactly how these skillful writers strike the delicate balance I’m always looking for between laugh-out-loud funny and reach-for-the-Kleenex poignant.

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