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A focus on  books about Math including:

Arithme-tickle by J. Patrick Lewis

Multiply on the Fly by Suzanne Slade

Earth Day--Hooray! by Stuart J. Murphy


Book Review: The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson


Book Review:  Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen by Donna Gephart.


Interview with DJ MacHale, author of the Morpheus Road series.


Interview with Robert Forbes, author of Beastly Feasts!


Book Review: The Paper Princess by Elisa Kleven.


Book Review: Humpty Dumpty Jr: Hardboiled Detective (The Case of the Fiendish Flapjack



Interview with Connie Lee Berry, author of The Criminal in the Caymans.


Interview with Richard Platt.  Richard has written Stephen Biesty's Incredible Body: Meet the teams that made the body work! and Castle Diary, Pirate Diary and Egyptian Diary.


Interview with David McLimans.  David has written and illustrated a picture book Gone Wild: an endangered animal alphabet.


Interview with Erica S. Perl, author of Ninety-Three in My Family and Chicken Bedtime is

Really Early.


Interview with Arthur and Alex Dorros father and son writing team of Numero Uno.


Interview with Dian Curtis Regan author of Nice Catch, Peek-a-Boo Zoo, Cyberpals According to Kaley and The World According to Kaley


Interview with Kimberly Willis Holt, author of When Zachary Beaver Comes to Town, My

Louisiana Sky and Piper Reed, Navy Brat.


Interview with Dyanne DiSalvo author of City Green, A Castle on Viola Street, Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen, and Grandpa’s Corner Store.


Interview with Kathi Appelt author of The Underneath and

Down Cut Shin Creek.


Interview with Rebecca O’ Connell author of Penina Levine Is a Hard-boiled Egg, Four Sides,

Eight Nights and The Baby Goes Beep.


Interview with Alice Kuipers, author of

Life on the Refrigerator Door: Notes Between a Mother and Daughter.


Interview with

Kay Winters, author of Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books , The Teeny Tiny Ghost and The Monster , My Teacher For President , and

  Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak .


Interview with Kirby Larson, author of Hattie Big Sky and The Magic Kerchief.


Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, author of over 130 books including Newbery Award Winning Shiloh, Patches and Scratches from her Simply Sarah series and Lovingly Alice from her Alice series.


Interview with Mike Artell, author of Pee Yew, Petite Rouge and Cartooning for Kids.


Interview with Cynthia Lord, author of Newbery Award Winning Book Rules.


Interview with Jennifer Holm, Newbery Honor Winner and author of Penny from Heaven, and Our Only May Amelia.


Interview with Matthew Holm, author of the Babymouse Series.


Interview with author and  illustrator Kadir Nelson. His works include Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom, Henry’s Freedom Box, The Village that Vanished,  and He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.


Interview with Caroline Arnold, author of over 120 children’s books about nature and animals including A Walk in the Desert and A Moose’s World.


Interview with Cynthia Kadohata, Newbery Award Winnning Author of Kira-Kira and Weedflower.


Interview with Newbery Award Winning Author

Lois Lowry. She is the author of more than 30 books including Number the Stars and The Giver.


Interview with Cathryn Falwell, author of Shape Capers, Butterflies for Kiri, and Feast

for Ten.


Interview with Carole Boston Weatherford, author of Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.


Interview with Jean Craighead George., author of Julie of the Wolves and My Side of the Mountain.


Interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith, author of Rain is Not My Indian Name, Indian Shoes, and Jingle Dancer.


Interview with J-P Chanda, author of I Love Big City and Happy Birthday Spongebob.


Interview with Anastasia Suen, author of Subway, Red Light, Green Light, and Man on the Moon.


Interview with Marla Frazee, illustrator of Harriet, You'll Drive me Wild by Mem Fox and Hush Little Baby.


Interview with Ben Mikaelsen, author of Petey,

Tree Girl, Touching Spirt Bear


Interview with Susan Guevera, illustrator of Chato’s Kitchen by Gary Soto.


Interview with Nancy Yi Fan, author of Sword Bird.


Interview with Jane Yolen, author of Owl Moon, the “How do Dinosaurs” series and over 170 other children’s books.


Interview with Ronne Randall, author of Daddy’s Little Girl, Daddy’s Little Boy and The Hanukkah Mice.


Book Review: Goodnight America,

Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type by  Doreen Cronin.


Book Review: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron


Book Review: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis and The Flea’s Sneeze by Lynn Downey.


Interview with Wendy Orr, author of Ark in the Park and Nim’s Island.


Book Review: Is your Mama A Llama by Deborah Guarino.


Book Review:  The Giraffe, The Pelly, and Me by Roald Dahl  and No David by David Shannon.


Book  Review: Ark in the Park by Wendy Orr.


Book Review:Jake Drake Teacher’s Pet and Frindle by Andrew Clemmens


Book Review: Maxwell’s Magic Mixup by Linda Ashman.


Book Review: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.


Book Review: Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren.


Book Review of Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran.

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