Awards
Cybils Names Best
Children’s Books

Our house is unusually busy leading up to Valentine’s Day. That’s because my wife, Anne, is wrapping up the annual children’s book awards – called the Children’s & Young Adult Continue Reading →

Book Review
Just How Many Descendants
Will I Have by Year Million?

As a dad, I worry much about what the future holds for my children. Then again, my time frame only runs a few decades ahead, not the millions of years Continue Reading →

Book Review
Just How Many Descendants
Will I Have by Year Million?

As a dad, I worry much about what the future holds for my children. Then again, my time frame only runs a few decades ahead, not the millions of years Continue Reading →

Choose Your Headline
Writing Skills Improve Slightly;
(or) Most Kids Still Can’t Write

A national measure of writing skills reveals that only about one-third of America’s eighth-grade students are proficient writers, reports The New York Times. The percentage drops to one-quarter among high Continue Reading →

Choose Your Headline
Writing Skills Improve Slightly;
(or) Most Kids Still Can’t Write

A national measure of writing skills reveals that only about one-third of America’s eighth-grade students are proficient writers, reports The New York Times. The percentage drops to one-quarter among high Continue Reading →

Discover the Best Children’s,
Young Adult Books of the Year

For the last several months, I’ve been a widower … a blog widower that is. That’s because my wife, Anne, has been working hard with a team of literary aficionados Continue Reading →

Discover the Best Children’s,
Young Adult Books of the Year

For the last several months, I’ve been a widower … a blog widower that is. That’s because my wife, Anne, has been working hard with a team of literary aficionados Continue Reading →