Stop by the Planet Esme to read her post about the Sydney Taylor Awards: Sydney Taylor Awards Kick Tokhes! Here's a link to a pdf list of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners and Notable Books.
Nature lovers and bird watchers should stop by poet Joyce Sidman's website and read her online journal Nesting with Robins. She's posted some great photos of newly hatched robins.
David Elsey has a review of How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? at Excelsior File. It sounds like a terrific picture book to connect to both math and science in an elementary classroom.
Susan T. has the Poetry Friday Roundup for July 13th at Chicken Spaghetti.
Tricia of The Miss Rumphius Effect is collecting entries for the 5th Edition of Learning in the Great Outdoors.
Reminder: Alkelda of Saints and Spinners will be hosting the 16th Carnival of Children's Literature. Deadline for submissions is July 20th.