A new blog, Bookmatchmaker, is a clearinghouse for service programs around the world that aim to get books into children's hands. Check it out if you have books or $$ to give, or if you have a program that needs to be listed.
Are you a member of the Children's Literature Assembly? (Why not??) If you're a member of NCTE and CLA, and are a teacher leader, literacy coach, or teacher educator, consider applying for the Bonnie Campbell Hill National Literacy Teacher Leader Award. (Application deadline is June 15.)
While we're on the subject of the Children's Literature Assembly, if you are a member who has a blog focusing on children's literature, and you'd like to have a link to your blog listed in a resource section of the CLA website (and you'll link back to the website on your blog), drop a note in the comments.
Here's information about the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and here's a new blog with teaching resources for previous Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award winners and honor books.