...credibility of characterization and plot, authenticity of time and place, age suitability, positive treatment of ethnic and religious differences, and the absence of stereotypes. Nonfiction titles are further evaluated for...
| March 27, 2015, 12:05 pm
Get ready for the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade as Rocco reads Melissa Sweet's book, Balloons Over Broadway, in this episode of Read Out Loud! Read more »
| November 14, 2022, 8:02 am
...YOUNG READERS publishes picture books and illustrated nonfiction for preschool through middle-grade readers. Some highlights of this award-winning children’s line include Library Mouse; Rosie Revere, Engineer; I Am Yoga; Animalia;...
| December 11, 2018, 2:00 pm
...ebook market by Jonathan Nowell. Key stats include: Overall U.S. print book sales in 2014: 37% juvenile, 23% adult fiction, and 40% adult nonfiction. If you read the day 1...
| January 23, 2015, 5:20 pm
A blog provides a useful tool for authors, especially nonfiction authors. Not only does it help you become discoverable to potential readers (which means buyers), it also assists in your...
| January 12, 2015, 5:59 am
...12, 2020 – April 25, 2021! ABOUT ROXIE MUNRO Via RoxieMunro.com Roxie is the author/illustrator of more than 40 nonfiction and concept books for children, many using “gamification” to encourage...
| September 14, 2020, 7:00 am
The ZORA Canon, our list of the 100 greatest books ever written by African American women, is one of a kind, yet it exists within a rich cultural tradition. Read more »
| January 8, 2020, 7:00 am
Follow along with KidLit TV as we explore this years Princeton Book Festival! We'll give you the inside scoop on authors and illustrators! Read more »
| September 27, 2015, 3:21 pm
...fiction or narrative nonfiction, a query letter is your first (and often, your only) chance to get an agent interested in reading (and, with hope, signing) your work. You should...
| January 5, 2015, 5:50 pm
StoryMakers host Rocco Staino interviews the author and illustrator of MASTERPIECE MIX! Read more »
| December 27, 2017, 8:00 am
...authors and illustrators, Texas librarians, and Texas youth. Lariat | Current List Recommended fiction for adults Texas Topaz | Current List Nonfiction for all ages ...
| April 17, 2019, 8:00 am
Join Rocco and Andrea Davis Pinkney as they chat about her picture book biography: A POEM FOR PETER, on this episode of KidLit Podcast Read more »
| January 26, 2017, 8:07 am
Find out what Tom Angleberger is cooking up in the StoryMakers Kitchen while celebrating the launch of DIDI DODO FUTURE SPY! Read more »
| September 10, 2019, 8:00 am
...University. It is accepting submissions for its Spring 2015 issue. Currently enrolled undergraduate students are invited to submit poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, academic essays, and visual art. Closes 1...
| February 21, 2015, 9:35 am
Illustrator and author Brian Biigs chats with Rocco about AT THE FIREHOUSE and Tinyville Town happenings on this StoryMakers kid lit podcast! Read more »
| October 9, 2019, 8:00 am
...works of historical fiction and nonfiction. Her books have been awarded multiple Coretta Scott King Book Awards, Jane Addams Children’s Literature Honor citations, four NAACP Image Award nominations, the Boston...
| April 29, 2019, 8:00 am