Friday, March 19, 2010

What I'm Reading Weekly Round Up

In Blogs

Childhood Heroes a great slideshow of top ten childhood heroes.
Ray Bradbury gives good Blurbs as collected by the INTERN.
Support Your Library Write a letter
Developing a Way with Words
From Underpants to Cavemen Dave Pilkey's new series pubs in August. My 7 year old cousin is going to be so frakkin excited!
Book Spine Poem
Great Freelance Advice also, just really great advice overall, no matter your business.
The Lady Geek

Battle of the (Kid's) Books - Round One
I have a full list of events that I wait for each and every year. My birthday, the local library country fair, chopping down our Christmas tree, etc. Last year, I added School Library Journal's Battle of the (Kid's) Books to that list. SLJsBoB proves that books aren't just for book nerds. Books are also for ninjas.
Round 1, Match 1 - Charles and Emma vs Claudette Colvin
Round 1, Match 2 - The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate vs Fire
Round 1, Match 3 - The Frog Scientist vs The Last Olympian
Round 1, Match 4 - Lips Touch vs The Lost Conspiracy
Round 1, Match 5 - Marcelo in the Real World vs Marching for Freedom

In Books

The Order of the Phoenix - J.K. Rowling
A.H.W.O.S.G. - Dave Eggers
From Eternity to Here - Sean Carroll

In the Pile
If you have any suggestions on what I should be reading next, please leave them in the comments!

The Eternal Ones - Kristen Miller
Raven - Tim Reiterman
Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas (a re-read)
Purge - Sarah Darer Littman
The Eyes of the Dragon - Stephen King
Into the Land of the Unicorns - Bruce Coville
Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold

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