Saturday, June 30, 2007

OUT & ABOUT: June 30, 2007

Sections of the July/August issue of The Horn Book Magazine are now available online. Check out Michael J. Rosen’s column My Search for the Wrong Title. It’s a riot! You can also read profiles of Newbery and Caldecott Medalists Susan Patron and David Wiesner.

Have you heard about the 1st Annual Kidlitosphere Conference that will be held in Chicago on October 6th? If not, get yourself over to Robin Brande’s blog and read all about it. You may also want to check out the RSVP list.

Literacy Teacher of Mentor Texts & More is starting a Picture Book Carnival. The deadline for submissions is July 31st.

Stop by The Miss Rumphius Effect to read Tricia's Joyful Education post, which includes a link to Educational Leadership (Summer 2007/Volume 4).

Mitali Perkins has announced the winners of the Fire Escape’s 2007 teen poetry and short fiction contest.

The Poetry Friday Roundup for June 29th is at Shaken & Stirred.

Joyce Sidman, winner of the Cybils Award for Poetry, found a robin’s nest in a hanging plant on her porch. Read all about it in her online photo-journal Nesting with Robins.

Join the other readers who have left comments at Susan Thomsen’s post Multicultural Books, or Is “Whacking the Pinata” Necessary?


1 comment:

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