Getting Ready for Summer Reading

Resources for summer reading with kids

Are you getting ready for summer reading? Do you prepare book lists to read to the kids or sign up for library reading programs? What about checking out our Summer Library Challenge? This year’s Collaborative Summer Library Program‘s theme is “Dig into Reading” and many libraries across the country craft their summer reading lists around…
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FInd Activities for Book Week

Children's book lists

Last week on The Children’s Bookshelf, I was delighted to note several newcomers to our party. Thank you all for visiting. I know spring is in the air, and rightly so many of you are spending your valuable time outdoors. I hope you are getting lots of reading time in, too. I’d like to highlight…
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A Book Blog That Celebrates Diversity

Children's book lists

I am excited to share a terrific new book blog celebrating diversity in children’s literature: Ink & Pen. This is one of the main reasons I started The Children’s Bookshelf – to give parents a way to find great resources in the world of children’s books, and I’m so happy Ink & Pen linked up…
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