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Coming Home

Cover image from Coming Home copyright
©2014 by Greg Ruth and used by permission of Feiwel and Friends.


January's online Bulletin features include...

Bulletin Archives and Awards lists...

Welcome to the homepage of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, one of the nation's leading children's book review journals for school and public librarians.

The list is here! The Bulletin staff has made its selections for the best books of 2014, our 2014 Blue Ribbons.  Greg Ruth's Coming Home, made the list and happens to also be this month's Big Picture, so be sure to check out our review. Our quote this month offers some childlike ponderances while the list of what we starred makes a great addition to your TBR shelf. 

The gift giving season is coming to a close, but you might still find our updated and revised 2014 Guide Book to Gift Books handy for those last of the holiday parties and celebrations. Over three hundred titles, annotated and organized by age group, will help you select the perfect books for giving and receiving (you can even download the PDF to your smartphone and have it on hand while shopping).

Check out the Stellar Series list! We've highlighted some notable series that come highly recommended and have at least three volumes, the most recent of which has been published in the last twelve months. Happy reading!


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