Following are direct links to blogs that inspire, listed in alphabetical order.

Anita Silvey’s Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac
ChildrensBookAlmanac.com

Daily children’s book recommendations and events from Anita Silvey. Discover the stories behind the children’s book classics…The new books on their way to becoming classics…And events from the world of children’s books—and the world at large.


Jen Robinson’s Book Page
JKRBooks.Typepad.com/blog

Helping parents, teachers, and librarians to grow joyful learners: bookworms, mathematicians, scientists, artists, and more.


Association for Library Service to Children
ALSC.ALA.org

Pursuing excellence for library service to children.


Educating Alice
MEdinger.wordpress.com

A blog by Monica Edinger focused on her life’s work; literature, especially that created for children; history, especially as it is taught to and learned by children; Africa, especially Sierra Leone where she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer; and other sundry topics.


FUSE #8 on School Library Journal
Blogs.SLJ.com/afuse8production

A School Library Journal blog written by Elizabeth Bird.


Page by Page
ReadingRockets.org/blogs/pagebypage

Reading Rockets‘ children’s literature expert, Maria Salvadore, brings you into her world as she explores the best ways to use kids’ books both inside — and outside — of the classroom.


The Planet Esme Plan
PlanetEsme.blogspot.com

The best new children’s books from educator Esme Raji Codell, who thinks children’s trade literature and read-aloud is our best hope for equalizing education in America.


Read Roger
HBook.com/blogs/read-roger

“Rants and raves” from The Horn Book‘s editor Roger Sutton.


Richie’s Picks
RichiesPicks.pbworks.com

A collection of essays and reviews about great books for children and young adults by educator Richie Partington.


Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
Blaine.org/SevenImpossibleThings

A blog about books by librarian Julie Danielson.


ShelfTalker
Blogs.PublishersWeekly.com/blogs/shelftalker

A children’s bookseller’s blog on the Publishers Weekly website in which children’s booksellers ponder all things literary, artistic, and mercantile.