Nick's Picks March 2019

March 2019 Edition

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Behind the Books: Dive Into Mongolian Falconry

Award-winning author Erin Bow spent a summer in Mongolia learning falconry. Her experiences living and studying with a family of Kazakh nomads led to her new book Stand on the Sky (HMH 2019). Birds of prey may start out incredibly cute, but they grow into impressive hunters, fast!

Read Erin Bow's Guest Blog Post now.

Meet-the-Author Book Reading: Generational Experiences of Immigration

Listen to Mitali Perkins discuss how her own family's experiences informed the variety of perspectives presented in her book You Bring the Distant Near (Macmillan 2018), a story about multiple generations of a family that moves from India to the United States. You Bring the Distant Near won the 2018 South Asia Book Award.

Browse all Meet-the-Author Book Readings.

Featured Booklist: Anna Dewdney Read Together Award

If you'd like suggestions of picture books to read with the children in your life, take a look at the list of winners and finalists of the Anna Dewdney Read Together Award. The committee chooses great read-alouds that spark "compassion, empathy, and connection."

Contests & Giveaways

Check out our March Contests & Giveaways, accompanied by multimedia resources!

  • The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project by Lenore Appelhans
  • Yogi: The Life, Loves, and Language of Baseball Legend Yogi Berra by Barb Rosenstock
  • The Cottingley Fairies by Ana Sender

See the March Contests & Giveaways on our blog.

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