This retelling by Robert D. San Souci of the traditional British ballad tells of a trick played on the Sheriff of Nottingham by Robin and his Merry Men. [Read more...]
Norton Juster’s tale of an angry ogre features whimsical watercolor illustrations of an old-world village setting. [Read more...]
This review is for the title Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea, by Alice Waters. [Read more...]
Stick Man, a new release by Scholastic, is out this season for holiday enjoyment. [Read more...]
Jim Murphy and Scholastic have teamed up to provide an engaging historical Christmas narrative for intermediate level readers. Teachers of nine-twelve year olds looking to incorporate a real life holiday story with their studies of World War I may want to take a look. Read on. [Read more...]
Two time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry takes her first stab at a picture book in Crow Call, published by Scholastic. [Read more...]
Written by Barbara Kerley. Illustrated by Caldecott honor artist Brian Selznick. Published by Scholastic Press.
A futuristic movie portraying just how Earth could end up if the rate of consumption and trash production doesn’t slow down. Cleverly done, as a single robot character on his own is able to carry the entire first portion of the film. [Read more...]