Children’s Literacy Category

Amazing Eric Ode!

This month let’s give a resounding Library Lions ROAR for the indomitable Eric Ode Children’s author, poet, and songwriter! I met Eric Ode at our local Lake Hills Library where he performed a terrific show for the kids. Then once again when we went to the train museum in Snoqualmie.   Eric has a very busy… Read more

Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour

Welcome to the TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour Published by Walden Pond Press, an Imprint of HarperCollins ISBN: 978-0062418869 Publication Date: June 26, 2018 By Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson Library Lions Roar gives a Mighty Paw of Approval for this fascinating book! We’re thrilled to be the first post on… Read more

STORYWALK WITH MARGARET MILES!

Welcome to Library Lions interviews Raising a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Please Roar today’s guest, Margaret Miles. I much prefer not having my photo taken, so this is the image I use on our website. If you don’t understand this image, all… Read more

Welcome Karen Cushman!

This month Dreamwalks grabbed the chance to interview award-winning author Karen Cushman! Karen graciously agreed to stop by during her busy book launch schedule to answer some questions about her new release, Grayling’s Song  Clarion Books, June 7, 2016 Hardcover ISBN 978-0544301801 It’s time for Grayling to be a hero. Her mother, a “wise woman”—a… Read more

Author Peg Kehret Roars!

Library Lions Roar is Thrilled to welcome the wonderful Peg Kehret to our blog! Peg’s forty-eight books for kids have won more than fifty state young reader awards, SCBWI’s Golden Kite, the PEN Center West Award in Children’s Literature, the Henry Bergh Award from the ASPCA and many other honors. Her most recent book is Dangerous… Read more

POETRY FRIDAY SERIES ROARS ON!

Library Lions Roar for the newest addition to The Poetry Friday Anthology series. Please join us in wishing a happy “book birthday” to The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations with an interview of Janet Wong and Sylvia Vardell, creators of this popular series (used in over 1000 school districts as the primary method of poetry… Read more

PAWS TO READ ROARS!

Welcome to Library Lions interviews Raising a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Please Roar today’s guest, Lin Look!   Lin leading the Library Circle   Tell us a bit about yourself, Lin: I am the Youth Services Librarian at the Orinda Library, part… Read more

MAUREEN MCQUERRY LIBRARY LOVE

Welcome to Library Lions interviews. Author Maureen McQuerry has stopped by to share her newest book and her Library Love. Take it away Maureen! I write YA and MG novels that have a mythical bent. If someone were to ask me what my books have in common, I might say this: they end up wandering into… Read more

AUTHOR JIM WHITING ROARS FOR LIBRARIES

Welcome to Library Lions interviews Raising a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Author, Jim Whiting  joins us today to Roar for Libraries from an Author’s perspective. Welcome, Jim! First what’s your Roar for Libraries? I admire librarians for their dedication to their jobs… Read more

ROAR FOR RED READING CHAIR

Welcome to Library Lions interviews Raising a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians serving youth in schools and public libraries across the U.S. Please Roar today’s guest Amianne Bailey! I met Amianne through her wonderful blog Red Reading Chair and invited her to share about her experiences as a school librarian at Ruby Shaw… Read more