Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Children's Book Week: May 11-17, 2009

Children's Book Week Official Poster
Celebrate Children's Book Week during May 11-17, 2009! It’s time to celebrate your favorite books - mystery, biography, romance, humor, and other fantastic tales, from mild to wild. Read fiction and nonfiction. Whether you’re meek or brave, a book can take you on an escapade. Just read!

Check out the Children's Book Week website beginning May 13, 2009 for the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards winners. The votes will be in for Favorite Book of the Year, Favorite Author of the Year and Favorite Illustrator of the Year. Congratulations to all the 2009 winners!

Save your place after you read some of those fantastic books by downloading the official Children's Book Week 2009 bookmark or the wickedly creative charmed bookmark.

Be sure to sneak a peek at the Children's Choices list that is available all year long. Children across the country choose their favorite books each year and around 100 books are chosen.

Be sure to check out Teenreads.com for some great teen reads, podcasts and author interviews. Also, check out Flamingnet Book Reviews. This site has book reviews and recommendations written by teens, for teens. You might consider submitting a review to this site yourself. If you're looking for great new books, you're sure to find one at these sites.

Search the JCLC Catalog for a book.

Also, take a look at New Children's Books and New Teen Books for May 2009.

Consider creating a YouTube video or podcast with your friends concerning your favorite book.

Let us know about your favorite author or book. If you are a teen, think about submitting your review to the Cyberteen Reviews and News Blog. Click here to submit your review.

Look forward to hearing from you!

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