Tonight I will be sending out the new issue of the Growing Bookworms weekly email newsletter. (If you would like to subscribe, you can find a sign-up form here.) The Growing Bookworms newsletter contains content from my blog focused on children's books and raising readers. There are currently 651 subscribers.
This week I am finally back up to speed with book reviews. I have five reviews, one middle grade, one middle school, and three young adult titles. I also have a post with Kidlitosphere news, as well as this week's Children's Literacy and Reading News round-up. I have a brief essay about why I love getting good books into the hands of children (an essay that I wrote for the upcoming Carnival of Children's Literature), and another post about six books that always make me happy.
I didn't get much reading done this week, for some reason (too much time spent writing reviews, I guess), but I did finish Zenith, by Julie Bertagna. It is fabulous, and I'll be sure to review it later this week. I'm currently reading Among the Mad, the latest title in Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs series (adult historical mysteries, set in London between the World Wars). This weekend I hope to spend some time reading books targeted at younger age ranges. What have you been reading and enjoying?
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