Corner: Anita Silvey discusses her Children’s Book-a-Day Almanac | ScrippsNews

If you haven't seen the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac by Anita Silvey you need to check it out! I was lucky enough to have Anita as a professor at Simmons and she is THE authority on Children's Literature. Read this great article below on Anita and the Almanac by Karen MacPherson and don't forget to look [...]

Sunday Quiz

Can you name the Roald Dahl Children's Books? created by Ben http://www.sporcle.com/games/g/roalddahl Tough one! Some I didn't know at all. I'll have to read them now 🙂

Sunday Quiz

Can you name the 100 Best Children's Books as selected by Parenthood.com? http://www.sporcle.com/games/rockgolf/parenthood100 OK, this one was tough. The first time I got 51 and the second time I got 72. (out of 100) How many did you get?  

Sunday Quiz: Classics of Children’s Literature

  I found this quiz on the PBS site. Very good questions. I got 4 wrong! Need to brush up on some of my history of children's classics apparently.....   http://www.pbs.org/now/quiz/quiz13.html   How did you do?

Sunday Quiz

Can you name the words missing from these classics of children's literature? (created by sproutcm) Another great Sporcle quiz! This one is super easy and will make you feel great about yourself. 🙂 http://www.sporcle.com/games/sproutcm/KiddieLitFitB

Sunday Quiz – Famous Female Heroines

I haven't posted a quiz in awhile, so here is a short one that I thought was pretty good from Funtrivia.com. I got 9 out of 10 right. I'm not familiar with the last book, but I've read all the others, so it was pretty easy for me.   Famous Female Heroines in Children's Literature

School, Fall & the Return of Pumpkin Coffee

"Back-to-School" brings up so many feelings and emotions. As September looms closer I always get a vague panicky feeling, like there's something I'm forgetting to do. This is usually followed by some dream that I am in high school or college and I have been going to school all year only to realize that there [...]

Sunday Quiz: Can you name the characters from works of children’s literature?

This is much harder than I thought it would be! There are lots of books I need to read.... I got 43 out of 54, but that was sort of because I cheated and googled some of the ones that I didn't know with the time left. Probably more like 30 if I was being [...]