Book Links magazine helps teachers, youth librarians, school library media specialists, reading specialists, curriculum coordinators, and others connect children with high-quality literature-based resources. Book Links is published by Booklist, an imprint of the American Library Association.
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Talking with Carter Higgins • The versatile author-illustrator discusses her recent picture book, which embraces the complexities inherent in a simple approach and can assist emergent readers in building valuable language skills.
Books about Collections (From Buttons to Bugs) • These books about collectors and the items they love will inspire young hobbyists while showing them how their interests might one day have a wider reach.
Talking with J. Dillard • Master barber, entrepreneur, and new author Dillard discusses the writing life and his new chapter books about a young barber and his growing business.
Just Chapter Books • The continuity and consistency of these chaptered series fiction titles can provide a comforting foundation for emerging and transitional readers.
Starting a Virtual Graphic Novel Book Club • Launch—and optimize—your own online graphic novel book club with this list of practical tips.
Talking with Mari Lowe • The debut novelist delves into the complicated themes of lasting grief and difficult friendships woven through her darkly magical middle-grade book about a girl living in an Orthodox Jewish community.
The Writing Process Picture books unpacking • the process of writing and storytelling will inspire young writers and help them build critical skills.
Teen Links “But Are You a Parent?” • There’s no right answer to this unwelcome question.
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