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Children’s Book Week Resources for Parents, Teachers & Librarians

Happy Children’s Book Week! The Children’s Choice Book Awards winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony tonight.

If you are a teacher, librarian or parent interested in teaching kids about the Children’s Book Week Award finalists, here are more resources for the finalists: K-23-45-6TeenAuthor and Illustrator. In addition, here are some more ideas for celebrating with kids:

Host a Children’s Book Week party. Check out more of our book celebration ideas on Pinterest! Organize a visit from a local author or illustrator. Contact the publisher of his or her most recent work to find out if a visit can be arranged. Stage a Read-In. Hold a poster contest in your classroom, or organize a school-wide door decorating contest. Hold a contest asking students to submit 75-word reviews of their favorite books. Post the reviews in the library, on the class website, or in the school paper. Show and Read: Ask students to select an illustrated book from the library to read in class during Children’s Book Week.

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