Children’s Book Week, Common Core Blog, Reading Among Youth on Decline

Children's Book WeekChildren’s Book Week’s 95th Anniversary: Check out this link for information on Children’s Book Week, May 12-18, 2014, which is celebrating its 95th year!

More on Common Core and Children’s Books: MaryAnn Scheuer invites everyone to check out her blog for information using children’s books with the Common Core: “I’m really excited by the way our latest Common Core IRL guide came out. We have pulled together a collection of high-interest nonfiction on baseball that gradually increases in reading complexity. Just what your young fans (and their parents/teachers/librarians) need!”

New Study Says Reading Among Youth on the Decline: Common Sense Media ( has issued results of a study on children and reading, and it is on the decline, especially among boys and African-American and Latino youth. Check out: 


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