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Children's Book-a-Day Almanac

Children's Book-a-Day Almanac

Anita Silvey

Roaring Brook Press


Part fun- and information-filled almanac, part good book guide, the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac is a new way to discover a great children's book--every day of the year!

This fresh, inventive reference book is a dynamic way to showcase the gems, both new and old, of children's literature. Each page features an event of the day, a children's book that relates to that event, and a list of other events that took place on that day. Always informative and often surprising, celebrate a year of literature for children with The Children's Book-a-Day Almanac.

Tri-State Reviews Committee Books of Note - Master List

By Esther Forbes

Happy Birthday Jeanne DuPrau (The City of Ember).
It's the birth date of Maria Edgeworth (1767–1849), Moral Tales for Young People; J. D. Salinger...

Praise for Children's Book-a-Day Almanac

“Anita Silvey's online almanac of recommended children's books ( has now been compiled into a book, the Children's Book-A-Day Almanac.” —The Horn Book

“This has solid possibilities as a springboard for daily reading and writing activities in the classroom or as simply a book-focused way to start the day.” —BCCB

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Anita Silvey

ANITA SILVEY is the author of Children's Books and Their Creators, 100 Best Books for Children, 500 Great Works for Teens, and a number of other works. She currently teaches courses in children's literature at Simmons College in Boston and St. Michael's College in Burlington, Vermont.

Roaring Brook Press

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