Author Visit, Something To Do

Creating an Island of Learning | Ms. Love’s Mystical Island Adventures

As a former foster child, current foster care advocate, Philadelphia teacher, and children’s book author Susan Love has just released a vibrant and enchanting diverse picture book that is sure to capture reader’s hearts.   And if the book wasn’t mesmerizing enough, the author’s backstory will inspire readers even more. Susan has experienced the foster… Read More Creating an Island of Learning | Ms. Love’s Mystical Island Adventures

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A Diverse Picture Book Review: Nonni’s Moon by Julia Inserro

Guest post by Jolie Valentine-Field Elementary School Library Thank you to Julia Inserro, the author of the new picture book, Nonni’s Moon, for gifting Field Elementary Library with a review copy.  Nonni’s Moon is written by Julia Inserro and illustrated by Lucy Smith, published by Julia Inserro. This is a picture book about a young… Read More A Diverse Picture Book Review: Nonni’s Moon by Julia Inserro

Author Visit, Book Extensions, book review, Something To Do

Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

We love supporting authors here at Jump Into a Book, especially ones we know very well! Award-winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons and her nonfiction children’s book series, “If You Were Me and Lived in…” combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world… Read More Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

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YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards

Aletha Press’ YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards! So exciting! Long-time JIAB/Audrey Press guest writer and intern, Hannah Rials, released Book#2 in wildly popular Ascension trilogy in July and it’s already winning awards! Imagine our excitement when we received the email that our very own author, Hannah Rials, won a… Read More YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards

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Help us celebrate The Circus Thief by Alane Adams (+a #Giveaway!)

Popcorn, peanuts, music, jugglers, animals, rides, and games. All things that make the circus the circus! Imagine living in the 1920’s when a dollar was A LOT of money…almost too much for Papa to let young Georgie and his buddy Harley go and see the sights, sounds and smells when the circus came to town.… Read More Help us celebrate The Circus Thief by Alane Adams (+a #Giveaway!)

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Telling an Unknown Story | Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

{guest post-Janet Halfmann, author of Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School}   It has long bothered me that some individuals, usually white as I am, have dozens of books written about them, while others from minority groups who have accomplished amazing things might not have a single book. So about fifteen years ago,… Read More Telling an Unknown Story | Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

Author Visit, book review, Multicultural Children's Book Resources

The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery

**guest post from Author D. G. Driver The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels It’s Native American Heritage Month (or American Indian Heritage Month, as preferred by some). I’ve written a blog post for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day blog before about why I wrote the Juniper Sawfeather series with a teen girl who is half… Read More The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery