GREAT READS Spotlight: Jon Scieszka

What GREAT READ does author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Emeritus JON SCIESZKA recommend for young people? Bomb by Steve Sheinkin. “When people talk about reading, they sometimes forget non-fiction. But great non-fiction can be every bit as amazing (and maybe more – because it’s true) than fiction. Sheinkin’s book about the atomic … Continued

Congratulations to NCBLA Volunteer Staff Writer HEATHER LANG

Congratulations to NCBLA volunteer staff writer HEATHER LANG on the publication of her nonfiction book Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine, illustrated by Raul Colon (Calkins Creek, 2016). Fearless Flyer has received starred reviews from Booklist and School Library Journal and is recommended for ages 5-8. Watch the book trailer. Here is a summary: Before … Continued