Category: Environment

Making New Year’s Resolutions with PB author Gabi Snyder  & COUNT ON US! CLIMATE ACTIVISTS FROM ONE TO A BILLION

We’re excited to talk to picture book author Gabi Snyder today about COUNT ON US! CLIMATE ACTIVISTS FROM ONE TO A BILLION and –just like the kids in Room 5 (in my pb, DEAR EARTH…)– We’re making some Earth-friendly #newyearsresolutions. “A call to eco-action based on the power of numbers . . . Young readers… Read more »

Happy #BookBirthday SO MUCH SNOW + 6 Qs with #kidlit author Kristen Schroeder = so much fun!

Today we’re celebrating the Book Birthday of SO MUCH SNOW by Kristen Schroeder, Illus. Sarah Jacoby (Random House Studio.) On Monday, it starts to snow. Silent swirling. How high will it go?   Follow seven forest creatures, from a tiny mouse to a giant moose, as they hunker down in a snowstorm. As the week… Read more »

8 Qs with Sibert honoree Patricia Newman = Happy Book Birthday to A RIVER’S GIFTS: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn 

Happy Release Day to Sibert honoree Patricia Newman’s gorgeous new nonfiction picture book, A RIVER’S GIFTS: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn, Illus. Natasha Donovan, Millbrook / Lerner. Full Disclosure: I may be a bit biased about this wonderful book, since my dear friend Patti is the author and our critique group has seen this book… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to POO-DUNIT? A Forest Floor Mystery + 4 Qs for author Katelyn Aronson = a SCATalogical celebration!

I’m thrilled to welcome author Katelyn Aronson back to the blog to celebrate the launch of her latest picture book: POO-DUNIT? A Forest Floor Mystery, Illus. Stephanie Lebaris (Candlewick). Katelyn and I met via the DREAM TEAM, a group of go-getter #kidlit authors & illustrators whose goal is to help spread the word about our… Read more »

It’s a Del Dayo Elementary Blog Takeover!

Hi Everyone– The Students of Del Dayo Elementary are taking over Erin Dealey’s blog for EARTH DAY and Poetry Month. We have book reviews, Qs for Erin Dealey, and writing to share! The whole school zoomed with Erin Dealey last month for our annual Author Day. The lower grades wrote a “1st line/ Last line”… Read more »