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

Anita Silvey’s Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac

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

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

Association for Library Service to Children

Pursuing excellence for library service to children.

Educating Alice

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

A School Library Journal blog written by Elizabeth Bird.

The Horn Book

The Horn Book offers several blogs, including “Calling Caldecott,” “Family Reading,” “Out of the Box,” and “Read Roger.” Find them all archived using the blogs link above.

The National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance

Check out news and insights into education and advocacy issues on our BLOG page on this website.

Page by Page

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

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.

Richie’s Picks

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

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

A blog about books by librarian Julie Danielson.


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