Interview with author Cynthia Levinson

A few weeks ago I posted this review of Cynthia Levinson‘s amazing middle-grade nonfiction book, WE’VE GOT A JOB. Now, I’m thrilled to welcome Cynthia herself  here to talk about it! LT: Hi Cynthia! One of the first things I noticed about WE’VE GOT A JOB was how thoroughly researched it is. What was the hardest Read More …

STEM Friday roundup is here!

I’m thrilled to be hosting STEM Friday today! If you reviewed a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) book for kids on your blog today, please leave your link in the comments or on Twitter (@lauriethompson), and I will add you to the round-up throughout the day. Thanks! My contribution to this week’s STEM Friday, a review of Read More …

Read more kids’ nonfiction in 2012!

Still trying to come up with some resolutions for the new year? Or would you prefer having one or two that are more pleasure than pain? Well, in the spirit of …I’ve got just the thing for you! Read more nonfiction for kids! There are two challenges out there right now to help you do Read More …

What I Learned From the Cybils

The Cybils’ Nonfiction Picture Book panel for round one, which I was thrilled to be a part of this year, recently finished our deliberations. The panelists were: Fiona Bayrock (blogging at Books and ‘Rocks) Janssen Bradshaw (blogging at Everyday Reading) Susan Murray (blogging at From Tots to Teens) Cathy Potter (blogging at The Nonfiction Detectives) Read More …