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Maria Salvadore

Reading Rockets' children's literature expert, Maria Salvadore, brings you into her world as she explores the best ways to use kids' books both inside — and outside — of the classroom.

February 21, 2007

I remember when my son — now quite the young man who looks me straight in the eye and will soon tower over me — was really little. We tried our best to protect him from much of the world's unseemliness, and though it's almost impossible now, we still try. More >

February 13, 2007

Poetry is music in words, and what better way to seam them together than in picture books? Even better, books are a great way to warm cold February days with the sounds of jazz. More >

February 7, 2007

February is a month filled with chances to celebrate: Groundhog Day's promise of the start of a new season; it is the birth month of at least two U.S. Presidents; there's even a special day to show affection. More >

January 31, 2007

The best known awards given to children's books were announced in January in Seattle. More >

January 25, 2007

How hard would it be to spend a million dollars? It might be more difficult than you think, especially hard if you were a kid and couldn't buy just a couple of big ticket items. That's just the premise of a funny and strangely plausible book by Frank Cottrell Boyce. More >

January 17, 2007

Later this month, the winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal will be announced at the midwinter meeting of the American Library Association (ALA). This honor will be determined by a group of 15 hardworking members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. More >

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