Newsletter, April 2002

Welcome to the April issue of our newsletter. If you'd like to have each issue delivered to your email address you can sign-up for a subscription.

In This Issue You'll Find:


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Announcing the release of In Plain Sight by Carol Otis Hurst published by Walter Lorrain Books. You can find out more about this new historical novel including reviews on at:

There are a few upcoming workshops by Carol at:

April 23 and 24, 2002:
Migrant Education Outreach Program, Holiday Inn, Liverpool, NY.

April 27 - May 1, 2002:
IRA - San Francisco (come see me at the TeachingK8 booth).

May 8, 2002:
Westfield Women's Club

May 15, 2002:
Hamden County Librarians - North Middle School, Westfield, MA.

July 20, 2002:
Basic Schools Convention - Chantilly, Virginia.

For those who missed our last newsletter the most recent additions to our web site are:

Featured Subject: The Great Depression in Children's Books.
Featured Subject: US States in Children's Books.
Featured Subject: Wind in Children's Books.
Featured Author: James Stevenson.
Featured Subject: Work and Careers.

April 22nd is Earthday. On our web site we have a few articles which might be helpful for celebrating.

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest featured book with activities, related books and links at:

The World the Jack Built featured book with activities, related books and links at:

Rivers, featured subject with books, activities and related links at:

Science in Children's books, annotated booklist at:

It's Our World Too: Stories of Young People Who Are Making a Difference book review at:

Next Section of Newsletter:

Featured Book: A Single Shard.