Read On!

Mrs. Farquharson’s musings about books for children and young adults

Archive for September, 2015

Two Gems

September24

A picture book is a small door to the enormous world of the visual arts, and they’re often the first art a young person sees.  Tomie dePaola The crayons are back! Drew Daywalt brought young readers into the world of crayons when he brought them to life in his award winner, The Day the Crayons […]

Massachusetts Children’s Book Awards

September18

Once again, we will be promoting the nominees for the Massachusetts Children’s Book Awards (MACBA) during the 2015-2016 school year at DCD. Even though I’ve written about this program before, I would like to explain it to parents who have never had a fourth, fifth, or sixth grader before now. This voluntary reading incentive program has become […]


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