Blogs: Kids

  • Graphic Novels for Kids: Based on a StoryA Wrinkle in Time

    Graphic novels are a great way to get reluctant readers to pick up books. Finding graphic novels appropriate for kids can sometimes be challenging, however. This blog series is designed to help kids, parents, and caregivers find a variety of titles perfect for children in elementary and middle school.
    Posted by: Megan Hicks on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • A Recipe for a Great Halloween Cover image for "A Halloween How-To" book

    As Halloween draws near, you may be thinking of throwing a party to celebrate the occasion. If you are looking to serve something besides candy, then try these books with Halloween food and drink recipes in them. You may also get ideas for do-it-yourself decorations and costumes or even learn about the history behind this occasion.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • YA Authors and Two Fangirls

    Have you ever been to a convention? How about a movie or book event? No? Then you might be not familiar with the crazy that accompanies it. I have been to enough signings and events to understand that no matter what, there is no force that can stop the passion a person feels about something when they're in their prime. Despite the crazy, those are the experiences you will cherish for lifetimes. For Alyssa, another San Jose Public Library blogger, and I, we had the privilege of attending two book signings featuring three amazing Young Adult authors we fangirlishly adore: Josephine Angelini, Holly Black, and Cassandra Clare.
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:15 AM | Comments: 0
  • October is National Popcorn Popping Month!popcorn

    In the long list of unusual holidays that happen in October, I found National Popcorn Popping Month.  Because this sounds yummy and enticing, I dug up the names of some great books for all ages about popcorn! Some great fiction books are Popcorn by Frank Asch and Popcorn by Alex Moran.  These are both stories about situations where there is too much popcorn! (Can there be such a thing?)
    Posted by: Rebekah Davis on Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 5:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Early Literacy in Everyday Places: Getting DressedEarly Literacy in Everyday Places

    Getting dressed in the morning is a great way to incorporate early learning activities into your daily routine. Talking about the act and routine of getting dressed sets a vital foundation for your child. Its more than just the act of putting on or taking off clothes. Getting dressed will help your child develop their:
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 3:24 PM | Comments: 0