Scholastic’s Kid Lit Kit is a daily blog with book recommendations, mini-lessons, activities, and more ideas for using books in the K-8 classroom. Look here for fiction/nonfiction book pairs, picture books, video booktalks, poetry, and the best new books for kids.
Writer: Jessica Freundel
Jessica is the web producer for the Books & Authors site and, when not producing brilliant videos and fun book-related content, she can be found devouring many good books.
Writer: Jeremy Brunaccioni
Picture Book Thursday, Friday Blog Round-Up
Jeremy has a background in both public and museum education and has taught for 15 years. He has also worked as a special events coordinator in an independent bookstore and gives themed presentations on picture books.
Writer: Sonja Cole
A former school librarian, Sonja Cole is the Scholastic.com Books editor and host of Bookwink.com, a video booktalk website for kids.
Writer: Hannah Trierweiler
New Review Tuesday
Hannah Trierweiler is a contributing editor at Instructor magazine, where she writes curriculum and reviews new books for grades PreK–8. In addition, she is pursuing an MFA in writing for children and young adults at Hamline University.
About the Writer: Anastasia Suen
Anastasia Suen has taught kindergarten to college and staff development. The author of over 100 books for kids, she is a consultant for several children's book publishers.