Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Newsletter

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Back Issues

Volume 19, Issue 2.
Lois Lowry: Featured Author. Grades K through 9th.
Volume 19, Issue 1.
Racism, Animals and Odds and Ends. Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 18, Issue 3.
Humor, Outer Space and More. Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 18, Issue 2.
Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 18, Issue 1.
Book Reviews. Grades PreK through 8th.
Volume 17, Issue 2.
Sports. Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 17, Issue 1.
Author Study: Richard Peck.
Volume 16, Issue 2.
Insects and Spiders. Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 16, Issue 1.
Snow, Winter and Weather. Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 15, Issue 5.
Book Reviews, Grades PreK through 12th.
Volume 15, Issue 4.
Three Featured Book Teacher Guides, Grades PreK through 8th.
Volume 15, Issue 3.
Mysteries in the Classroom, Grades PreK through 9th.
Volume 15, Issue 2.
Book Reviews, Grades PreK through 10th.
Volume 15, Issue 1.
Deserts through Children's Books.
Volume 14, Issue 7.
Book Reviews.
Volume 14, Issue 6.
Featured Book Article on Where the Wild Things Are with activities, related books and links. Author Study of Maurice Sendak.
Volume 14, Issue 5.
History through Time-Travel Fantasies.
Volume 14, Issue 4.
Book Reviews.
Volume 14, Issue 3.
Picture Books in the Math Curriculum.
Volume 14, Issue 2.
Reviews of New Children's Books.
Volume 14, Issue 1.
Celebrating the 200th birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin.
Volume 13, Issue 3.
Reviews of nonfiction books and recommended links.
Volume 13, Issue 1.
Reviews of books and recommended links.
Volume 12, Issue 2.
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George.
Volume 12, Issue 1.
Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff.
Volume 11, Issue 1.
Reviews of new book releases.
Volume 10, Issue 3.
Featured Book: The Breaker Boys by Pat Hughes.
Volume 10, Issue 2.
Featured Book: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata.
Volume 10, Issue 1.
Featured Book: Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes.
Volume 9, Issue 8.
Featured Subject: The Holocaust.
Volume 9, Issue 7.
Featured Subject: Time of the Pilgrims: 1600-1700.
Volume 9, Issue 6.
Featured Book: Charlotte's Web by E. B. White.
Volume 9, Issue 5.
Featured Book: Look to the North by Jean Craighead George.
Volume 9, Issue 4.
Featured Book: Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel.
Volume 9, Issue 3.
Featured Author: Susan Goodman.
Volume 9, Issue 2.
Featured Book: Attaboy, Sam! by Lois Lowry.
Volume 9, Issue 1.
Featured Book: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein.
Volume 8, Issue 9.
Featured Subject: Weather.
Volume 8, Issue 8.
Featured Book: A Killing in Plymouth Colony by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis.
Volume 8, Issue 7.
Featured Book: Letting Swift River Go by Jane Yolen.
Volume 8, Issue 6.
Featured Subject: Slavery.
Volume 8, Issue 4.
Featured Author: Mitsumasa Anno.
Volume 8, Issue 5.
Featured Book: Far North by Will Hobbs.
Volume 8, Issue 4.
Featured Author: Mitsumasa Anno.
Volume 8, Issue 3.
Featured Book: In Plain Sight by Carol Otis Hurst.
Volume 8, Issue 2.
Featured Subject: Folk and Fairy Tales, Tongue-in-Cheek Versions.
Volume 8, Issue 1.
Featured Book: The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco.
Volume 7 Issue 11.
Featured Subject: Kids' Books Set in Schools.
Volume 7 Issue 10.
Featured Title: Keeper of the Doves.
Volume 7 Issue 9.
Featured Subject: Biographies and Memoirs.
Volume 7 Issue 8.
Featured Subject: Reading Aloud grades PreK - 9.
Volume 7 Issue 6.
Featured Author/Illustrator: Arnold Lobel.
Volume 7 Issue 5.
Featured Subject: Buildings and Architecture.
Volume 7 Issue 4.
Featured Book: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park.
Volume 7 Issue 3.
Featured Subject: The Great Depression.
Volume 7 Issue 2.
Featured Subject: States.
Volume 7 Issue 1.
Featured Subject: Wind.
Volume 6 Issue 11.
Featured Author/Illustrator: James Stevenson.
Volume 6 Issue 10.
Featured Subject: Work and Children's Books.
Volume 6 Issue 9.
Featured Book: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse.
Volume 6 Issue 8.
Featured Book: Snowflake Bentley.
Volume 6 Issue 7.
Featured Subject: Your Summer Reading.
Volume 6 Issue 6.
News.
Featured Subject: Looking Critically at Picture Books with Students.
Volume 6 Issue 5.
News.
Featured Subject: Guided Reading and Good Literature.
Volume 6 Issue 4.
News.
Featured Subject: Local History and Family Stories.
Volume 6 Issue 3.
News.
Featured Subject: Women's History.
Volume 6 Issue 2.
Workshop and Website News.
Featured Author: Richard Peck.
Volume 6 Issue 1.
Newbery and Workshop News.
Flight and Children's Literature.
December 2000 Issue.
Workshop News.
Winter and Children's Literature.
November 2000 Issue.
Picture books for all ages in the History, Math and Science Programs.
October 2000 Issue.
Workshop News, New Book Reviews.
May 2000 Issue.
News, Featured Book: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech.
April 2000 Issue.
News, Featured Subject: Poetry Books.
February 2000 Issue.
News, Featured Book: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.
January 2000 Issue.
Web Site News, Featured Subject: Martin Luther King Day.
December 1999 Issue.
Web Site News, Featured Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling.
November 1999 Issue.
Web Site News, New Book Reviews, Featured Subject: Fools and Tricksters, Featured Book: The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich, Featured Author: Virginia Hamilton, From the Desk.
Late Summer 1999 Issue.
Web Site News, New Book Reviews, Featured Subject: Cities and Towns, Featured Book: Heartlight by T. A. Barron, Featured Author: Seymour Simon, Behind the Desk.
Spring 1999 Issue.
Web Site News, New Book Reviews, Featured Subject: Quests, Featured Book: Black and White by David Macaulay, Featured Author: James Marshall, Behind the Desk.
Winter 1999 Issue.
Web Site News, Featured Subject: The Ocean, New Book Reviews, Featured Author: Kathryn Lasky, Behind the Desk.
Fall 1998 Issue.
Web Site News, Featured Subject: The Civil War, New Book Reviews, Featured Author: Jean Fritz.
Summer 1998 Issue.
Featured Subject: Geology , Book Reviews, Featured Author: Phyllis Naylor:.
Spring 1998 Issue.
Featured Subject: Bullies , Featured Book: Going Through the Gate, Featured Author: Barbara Cooney: Notes From the Road.
January, 1998 Issue.
Featured Subject: Mysteries, New Book Reviews, Featured Author: Katherine Paterson, Notes From the Road.
October, 1997 Issue.
Featured Subject: Mythology, New Book Reviews, Featured Author: Eric Carle, Notes From the Road.
August 5, 1997 Issue.
Featured Subject: Families, New Book Reviews, Featured Author: Avi, Notes From the Road.
April 1997 Issue. Volume 2, Number 2.
Featured Subject: World War II, Featured Author: Dr. Seuss, Book Reviews, Notes from the Road.
January 1997 Issue. Volume 2, Number 1.
What's New on the Web Site. Featured Subject: Picture Books in the Classroom, PreK-9. Featured Author: Lois Lowry. Book Reviews: Best Books for 1996. Glimpses from the Road.
October 1996 Issue. Volume 1, Number 3.
Free Drawing, $400 value. What's New on the Web Site. Quilts and Children's Literature. Author Study, Betsy Byars. New Release. Glimpses from the Road.
July 1996 Issue. Volume 1, Number 2.
Latest additions and upcoming improvements to the web site, reviews of three new children's books, review of a professional book (Teaching Physical Science Through Children's Literature), an author study of Pat Hutchins' work, and the topic Literature in the Math Program.
Premiere Issue. April 1996. Volume 1, Number 1.
Grand Opening of the Web Site, reviews of three new children's books, review of a professional book (On Their Side by Bob Strachota), an author study of Kevin Henkes' work, a Featured Book (Dandelions by Eva Bunting) in depth and the topic of Colonial America, 1600-1776 through children's literature.

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