Dog-Eared: October 2015

New and exciting in the world of children’s and teens’s literature: This is the fifth year of *drumroll* the 90-Second Newbery Award Film Festival! The festival is, to quote organizer James Kennedy, “a video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird movies that creatively tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning …

That Fatal Night: A Dear Canada Book, Guest Post by Laura MacDonald

When I found out the theme for this month was Canadian Children’s Literature, my initial reaction was “Oh well, maybe I can write something next month…” I have never thought of myself as someone who reads a lot of Canadian Literature, let alone Canadian Children’s Literature – it just never seems to …