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Fuse#8 Production Since June 2007, Elizabeth Bird, a children’s librarian and a reviewer for School library Journal, has blogged both reviews and news about children’s books.
Read Roger Since September 2005 Roger Sutton, the Editor of Horn Book, has discussed what is going on in the industry while saving his reviews for the print magazine.
Gwendo Bond Since November 2006 Gwenda Bond, a journalist, has blogged a few reviews but mainly gives news about young adult books.
All About The Books With Janet Squires Thoughts on writing and sharing children’s books and adult novels from award-winning writer Janet Squires.
Blue Rose Girls Since November 2006, a group of writers and editors, including Grace Lin, Anna Alter and Elaine Magliaro have shared this blog. There are a lot of daily life posts here.
Brown Bookshelf The Brown Bookshelf is designed to push awareness of the myriad Black voices writing for young readers.
Cynsations Since November 2004 Cynthia Leitich Smith, a ya author, has blogged about her books and other news in kit lit. Notable for her many interviews with children’s book authors.
From The Mixed-Up Files … A group of middle-grade authors offers booklists, reviews, and more focused on literature aimed at ages 8-12.
Jeff Smith Since May 2006 this graphic artist has blogged about his daily life and his work creating graphic novels.
Mo Willems Since December 2006 this illustrator has blogged about his books and his daily life.
Oz and Ends Since November 2006 J.L. Bell, a fantasy writer in Massachusetts, has specialized in what’s going on in children’s fantasy.
Planet Esme Book-a-Day Plan Since June 2006 Esme Raji Codell, author and storyteller, has blogged about younger books that are good for read alouds.
Tony DiTerlizzi Since May 2006 this illustrator has blogged about his books and what he is up to.
Abby The Librarian Youth librarian Abby Johnson maintains a blog about books, reading, and working at a library.
Bookshelves of Doom Since November 2006 Leila Roy, a librarian in Maine, has reviewed mainly young adult fiction.
Chair, Fireplace & a Tea Cozy Since August 2005 Lizzy Burns, a librarian in New Jersey, has focused on young adult fiction, especially Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Check It Out Since February 2007 Joan McCullough, a school librarian in Washington, has reviewed children’s books.
Great Kid Books A site focused on literature aimed at ages 4-14.
Inside a Dog Since May 2006 the State Library of Victory has reviewed Australian children’s books and conducts interviews.
Kiddosphere@Fauquier Since November 2006 Jennifer Schultz, youth services librarian, has maintained a blog about children’s books for the Fauquier County Public Library in Virginia.
Patchwork of Books Since February 2007 Amanda, a library assistant in New Mexico, has reviewed young adult fiction with a special focus on what is objectionable/not objectionable from a Christian point of view.
Mother Reader Since January 2006 a library assistant in Virginia has reviewed and ranted about children’s books in an often humorous fashion.
7 Impossible Things Before Breakfast Since August 2006 Eisha and Julie Danielson, two children’s librarians in Tennessee, have reviewed all levels of children’s books and done interviews with children’s book personalities.
Welcome to My Tweendom Since June 2006 Stacy Dillon, a school librarian in New York, has reviewed books for those aged 9 to 12 who are not quite ready for young adult.
What Adrienne Thinks About That Adrienne Furness, a children’s librarian in New York blogs about what is going on with young adults, including books.
Batch Of Books Dena, a mother of two, has kept a blog since 2012 featuring reviews, book roundups, author interviews, and more.
Charlotte’s Library Since January 2007 Charlotte, an archaeologist and president of a Friends of the Public Library group, has reviewed the children’s books that her group is considering donating to their public library.
Christian Children’s Book Review Since January 2007 four mothers have specialized in picture books with Christian themes.
Saffron Tree Since October 2006 a group of Indian/American mothers have reviewed multicultural books for children, particularly those from India.
Semicolon Since October 2003 Sherry Early, a home school teacher, has reviewed books she’s found useful in home schooling.
Wands and Worlds Since June 2005 Sheila Ruth, a home schooling mom in Maryland, has specialized in fantasy and science fiction for children.
Bloomabilities Since August 2006 Alvina Ling, a children’s book editor in New York, has mainly blogged about her daily life.
Brooklyn Arden Since January 2003 Cheryl Klein, a book editor for Scholastic, has blogged about publishing and life in New York City.
Into the Wardrobe Since February 2005 Tarie, an editor in the Philippines, has blogged about children’s books with an emphasis on fantasy, but most of her posts are about her daily life.
Biblio File Since December 2004 Jennie, a teacher in Virginia, has blogged about children’s books and a few adult books now and then.
Miss Rumphius Effect Since November 2006 Tricia, a teacher and mom in Virginia, has blogged about children’s books.
A Year of Reading Since November 2006 Franki and Mary Lee, two teachers, have blogged about kids books.
Amox Calli Since May 2005 Gina M. Ruiz has reviewed primarily Hispanic books.
Beth Fish Reads Beth Fish’s blog features reviews and other “bookish content.”
Bildungsroman Since February 2007 Little Willow has anonymously reviewed both female adult and ya books. Includes some interviews.
Jen Robinson’s Book Page Since November 2006 this library volunteer and software engineer has reviewed young adult fiction she reads.
La Bloga Since November 2004 various contributors have focused on books with a Chicano theme or author. Also includes interviews.
Libros Juveniles Since July 2006 Books in Spanish are reviewed in Spanish.
Playing By The Book A UK-based mother of two chronicles books her family loves.
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.
Excelsior File Since October 2006 David Elzey, a buyer in a children’s bookstore and formerly a teacher, has blogged about the books that pass through his store.
Shelf Talker Since March 2007 Alison Morris, a bookstore buyer in New England, has reviewed children’s books.
American Indians in Children’s Literature Since September 2006 Debbie Reese, a professor of American Indian Studies in Illinois, has evaluated children’s books for how accurate they are from an American Indian point of view.
Educating alice Since September 2006 Monica Edinger has had one of the more academic kidlit blogs.
Goddess of YA Literature Since October 2004 Teri Lesesne, a former middle school teacher and now a professor of Children’s Literature in Texas, has blogged about children’s books.
Poetry for Children Since July 2006 Sylvia Vardell, a professor at Texas Womens University, has focused on children’s poetry.
Wild Rose Reader Since April 2007 Elaine Magliaro, a professor of children’s literature in Massachusetts who was formerly a teacher and librarian, has blogged about children’s literature.
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