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February is Literacy Month + Free Ebook!

Welcome to February, in children’s book terms, Literacy Month. It’s also a time for celebrating several things that stave off the winter doldrums: Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Black History Month, Chinese New Year, and Mardi Gras. With all that in mind, what better way to celebrate than to share a few links (and… Continue reading February is Literacy Month + Free Ebook!

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Free Multi-Genre Ebooks

If you are a bookworm, and especially if you’re an ebookworm, (did I just coin that? probably not), you may have noticed that a lot of authors are giving away their ebooks for free these days. Many are doing so in conjunction with other authors – it’s the power of numbers. They, or should I… Continue reading Free Multi-Genre Ebooks

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Kids Books & Brews, San Diego

Please join me for a good cause today where you can bring the Mini-Me’s but hang out with other grown-ups at a grown-up place! 😉 Here’s the listing for the event with more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/403926109975774/ Join us for an afternoon of award-winning kids books and brews at Second Chance Beer Company! (Sorry kids, brews for… Continue reading Kids Books & Brews, San Diego

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Q&A With Children’s Author & Illustrator Nathaniel Gold

Today is World Wildlife Day, and I’d like to take the opportunity to welcome author and award-winning illustrator Nathaniel Gold to the Reading Room. His fascinating work with chimpanzees, combined with an amazing artistic ability, turned his passion for wildlife into a highly unique and entertaining middle grade series. Q. Hi Nathaniel! Please tell us… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author & Illustrator Nathaniel Gold

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Free Ebooks for Kids 7-12: Round 2

Another round of free ebooks for kids 7-12 by authors from all over the USA! Only a few are by the authors on the last round of free middle grade ebooks I posted about a couple of weeks ago. Mostly, these are all new. Many of these are the first book in the series by… Continue reading Free Ebooks for Kids 7-12: Round 2

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February Middle Grade Mania

Greetings and Happy Sunday, folks. I hope you’ve all had your Coffee /Tea /Newspaper /Cross Fit Workout/ What-Have-You Sunday morning routine by now, because I’ve got something neat to share with you today. Seventeen things actually. Kidding!!! I only meant seventeen ebooks. You see, for the month of February, the seventeen authors on this page… Continue reading February Middle Grade Mania

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Rosco’s Goodreads Giveaway

I’m currently running a Goodreads Giveaway of 3 autographed paperback copies of Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp, with its new cover, shown below. The Goodreads link is showing the old cover even though I updated it on their site – so just ignore that old cover and hit Enter Giveaway – arghhh, technology:( Only… Continue reading Rosco’s Goodreads Giveaway