A big welcome goes to two new children's literature blogs: Gina MarySol Ruiz's Cuentesitos ("dedicated to Latino children's and YA literature") and Kathleen T. Horning's Worth the Trip ("Queer Books for Kids and Teens").
Thursday, August 30th, at 8, is the deadline for the next Carnival of Children's Literature. That's tonight! Submission instructions can be found at founder Melissa Wiley's blog Here in the Bonny Glen. August's host is Po Moyemu.
Don't miss the books and authors featured by today's Recommendations from Under the Radar. An interview with Helen Dunmore, at Big A, little a; Swollen, by Melissa Lion, at Bildungsroman; Ellen Emerson White's Friends books, at A Chair, A Fireplace and A Tea Cozy; and Pamela Dean's Juniper, Gentian, and Rosemary, at Chasing Ray.
Novels by Sherri L. Smith, at Finding Wonderland; The Noisy Counting Book, by Susan Schade, at A Fuse # 8 Production; Zilpha Keatley Snyder's Treasures of Weatherby, at Jen Robinson's Book Page; Who P-P-P-Plugged Roger Rabbit?: A Hare-Raising Mystery, by Gary K. Wolf, at lecititans; an interview with Kaza Kingsley, at Miss Erin; Ned Vizzini's It's Kind of a Funny Story, at MotherReader; and several Christian fiction titles, at Semicolon.
Plus, an interview with Nancy Crocker, at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast; two novels by Margaret Mahy, at Shaken & Stirred; and Susan Taylor Brown's Hugging the Rock, at Writing and Ruminating.