My Favorite Caldecott Medal Winners

The Caldecott Medal "shall be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the United States during the preceding year. The award shall go to the artist, who must be a citizen or resident of the United States, whether or not he be the author of the text. Members of the Newbery …

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Twenty Years of Newberry Winners

John Newberry was an 18th Century, British publisher, called the 'Father of Children's Literature' because he was the first to make literature for children sustainable and profitable. The Newberry Medal was named for him and is awarded by the American Library Association to the author whose book is considered the most distinguished contribution of American …

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Reading through the Holidays

So many of my favorite home school memories involve reading good books aloud. For many years we began our days with me reading both devotional books and historical fiction to the children and ending the days with Daddy reading classics to all of us. When the books were riveting, the children often persuaded me to …

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