Tag Archive: Knopf Books for Young Readers

It was a Book before it was a Movie

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Books allow us to go beyond the movie, to dig deeper with more details shared by the author. They also give readers more opportunities to use their imaginations.

On Being the New Kid

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It isn’t easy to be the new kid. I know that from personal experience. I attended six different schools in five states before 7th grade, so there was a part of me that… Continue reading

Imagination in Picture Books

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  Imagination is such a great skill for kids to practice. When kids are imagining themselves as different people, in different situations, or anything else, this is not just frivolous play. It is… Continue reading

Review: Finding Wild

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I have to admit that my idea of being “outdoorsy” is reading a book on the back patio of my Minneapolis apartment building. I’ve already admitted in my recent post about city life… Continue reading

Darkness

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Darkness has different meanings to different people, especially children. Many can relate to being afraid of the dark, and there are many children’s books out there to help kids work through that. But… Continue reading

Teens Who Inspire

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There are plenty of stories in local and national news about children and teens getting in trouble, flunking out of school, and not being good role models. But here I am going to… Continue reading