#IMWAYR The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile. The Cybils round 2 judging has been taking up a lot of my book-reading attention lately–and I’m loving it. I am so excited for the winners to … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 2/12/18
January 1st is finally here and with it comes the shortlist for the 2017 Cybils Awards. Over 1400 books were nominated across 12 categories and the Round One panelists have chosen the finalists for each group. I am especially excited to be a Round Two judge in the Fiction Picture Books and Board Books categories. It is a fantastic group of books and I cannot wait to dive in. I won’t be posting anything on these finalists until after the winners are announced on February 14th, so be sure to follow the Cybils page for updates and information. Congratulations to all … Continue reading 2017 Cybils Finalists Are Here!
So, before I get into my goals recap, I have a bit of news. I have been selected to be a judge for the Cybils Awards! I will be helping judge in the Fiction Picture Book and Board Book category. For those who don’t know, the Cybils Awards are given each year by bloggers for the year’s best children’s and young adult titles. You can learn a bit more at http://www.cybils.com. I am so incredibly honored and excited to participate. September was a bit discombobulated with Irma passing through and all that entailed. John and Sammy both were out of … Continue reading October Writing Goals + Exciting News!