Friday, May 31, 2013

A Don't-Miss Interview

Books—What  a Trip!
NPR aired a wonderful segment today (and an article on their web site)—“Field Trip! 10 Books That Will Send Kids Exploring!”—with Los Angeles children’s librarian Mara Alpert. Alpert writes, “When I recommend books to children or grown-ups, I can almost always get them interested if I add “Oh, and after you read this book, you could go on a field trip to the museum/zoo/baseball stadium/library . . . or just take a little road trip!” Spring 2013 has been a very good year for children’s books that spark the imagination and make kids (and grown-ups) want to do a little more exploring.” Then she goes on to list ten fantastic books—including some fascinating picture books.

Read the full story at: At the same site you will find a link to Renee Montague’s interview with Alpert.

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