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Children's Books Blogs

Get the latest news about children's books from these children's books blogs from your About Children's Books Guide, children's authors, children's librarians, and others. These children's books blogs include news, reviews, links, and more.

About Children's Books Blog Archives
Children's books are the focus here, including everything from the Harry Potter series to books for babies.

Waking Brain Cells
This excellent blog, which is full of links and information about children's books, was formerly known as Kids Lit. It is still the blog of Tasha Saecker, who is the assistant director of of the Appleton Public Library in Appleton, WI.

Read Roger: The Horn Book Editor’s Rants and Raves
This entertaining blog is written by Roger Sutton, the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc. whose publications about children's and young adult books include The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide.

The Brown Bookshelf
According to its founders, "The Brown Bookshelf is designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers." The Brown Bookshelf includes both an active blog and a Web site.

Poetry for Children
The subtitle of the Poetry for Children blog is "About finding and sharing poetry with young people," and that's an accurate description. The blog is written by Sylvia Vardell, a Professor at Texas Woman's University. She is the author of Poetry Aloud Here, Poetry People and Children's Literature in Action.

Educating Alice
This is the blog of educator Monica Edinger, a fourth grade teacher, author of several books about children's literature in the classroom and book reviewer. It's a wonderful resource for teachers but also contains much that would be of interest to anyone interested in children's books.

The blog of author Cynthia Leitich Smith is filled with information about her books and other books/authors/illustrators involved in writing for children and uyoung adults.

Chicken Spaghetti
This writer's blog contains the latest news in children's books as well as an occasional review. The blogs are arranged in categories, making it easy to find what interests you.

This is the weblog of Michael Thorn, editor of the ACHUKA, Children's Books UK website. It's a great place to learn more about children's literature in the United Kingdom.

Read Alert
This Australian blog about youth literature is from the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne.

Book Moot
This entertaining blog about children's and YA literature is by a public school librarian who works in an elementary school and has three children who love to read.

This is an enormously popular Harry Potter site with an active blog.

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