Monthly Archives: May 2009

The Luxe – Anna Godbersen

Rating: 4 starsShelf: Now Reading Review: Glamorous party dresses, turn of the century scandal, high society intrigue. Sometimes, it’s all you need. The Luxe definitely does not disappoint.

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Children’s Book Week: Teen

Here’s where it gets a bit dicey. My favorite book from this period of my life is The Count of Monte Cristo. But, though it’s full of intrigue and is utterly fantastic, it’s not technically a Teen novel. Most of … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week: 5th-6th

5th – 6th: The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snickett: Though I obviously wasn’t reading these when I was in fifth grade, I would have been had such an unfortunate series existed. It’s one … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week: 3rd-4th

I’m not sure that I have as much to say about these books as I did the younger group. I wonder why that is? Actually, it seems like quite an important observation (maybe?). That getting children excited about books at … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week: K-2

As I twittered, it’s the Children’s Book Council Children’s Book Week, a celebration dating back to 1919. The CBC has just posted the winners of The Children’s Book Awards on their website. The categories are as follows: Kindergarten to 2nd … Continue reading

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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Back in September (oh eight), I attended the Eric Carle Benefit Dinner, where the famed children’s book author and illustrator raised money for his Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts. This was my first rather large publishing event. … Continue reading

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Reach Out and Read of Greater New York

Since this 10th Anniversary event happened April 20th at the Tribeca Rooftop Lounge, I probably should have written about it two weeks ago. But, two weeks have passed and it’s nearing midnight on Monday. Still, I think this organization is … Continue reading

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