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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 Boy on the Page, by Peter Carnavas | Book Review

Life is about who we touch, who we love and who loves us back. This book is a wonderful way to talk to children about the grand scheme of everything.

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2. The Friendsbook: A Series of Colorful Journals | Book Giveaway

Enter to win your choice of one of fifteen designs from a series of colorful journals known as The Friendsbook! Giveaway begins May 23, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 22, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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3. Bug Books for Budding Nature Detectives

We've curated a list of some truly wonderful and entertaining bug books for kids ages 4 to 99. We've also included the game Bug Bingo, and it's the bees-knees.

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4. The Wonderful Things You Will Be, by Emily Winfield Martin | Book Review

Emily Winfield Martin's delightful book, The Wonderful Things You Will Be, dreams of what children will someday grow to be.

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5. Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

Firoozeh Dumas is the New York Times best-selling author of Funny in Farsi and Laughing Without an Accent. It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel is her first novel for young readers

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6. Mr. Particular: The World’s Choosiest Champion! | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of Mr. Particular: The World's Choosiest Champion!, written and illustrated by Jason Kirschner. Giveaway begins May 19, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 18, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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7. Can Being Particular Get You Published? Mr. Particular’s Creator Answers

Jason Kirschner is the author and illustrator of Mr. Particular: The World's Choosiest Champion. He's pretty sure being particular got him published.

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8. Kudzu for Christmas, by Emilie Eklin Khair | Dedicated Review

KUDZU FOR CHRISTMAS is a story that would appeal to children in parts of the country where kudzu vines grow rampant. It's a charming tale about looking at the bright side of things, and seeing beauty where some might see frightening shapes or annoying weeds.

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9. Nathan Hale, Author of Hazardous Tales: Book 6: Alamo All Stars | My Writing and Reading Life

Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, including Alamo All-Stars.

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10. The Adventures of SuperCaptainBraveMan: Book One: A Day at the Park | Dedicated Review

The Adventures of SuperCaptainBraveMan: A Day at the Park is the first title in a brand new picture book series that encourages kids to be inclusive and accept each other’s differences.

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11. Can You Canoe? And Other Adventure Songs, by the Okee Dokee Brothers | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of Can You Canoe? And Other Adventure Songs, written by the Grammy® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers and illustrated by Brandon Reese; includes a 12 song CD to sing along with. Giveaway begins May 17, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 16, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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12. Best Young Adult Books with Elizabeth Briggs, Author of Future Shock

Elizabeth Briggs, author of Future Shock, highlights some of the best non-dystopian YA sci-fi books.

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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. The Art of Creating a Strong & Clever Heroine

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

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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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