Happy New Year! Welcome to the January and February issue of Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews. I have put together a wonderful collection of reviews for you for this issue, and I hope you enjoy reading the reviews as much as I enjoyed writing them.

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Editor's Choice



by Jon McGoran

Jimi, like most people, has problems. She lives in the shadow of her jock brother, her father died in one of the big flu epidemics, and she does not have many friends. The good news is that she has Del, her one friend who is ... 
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Special Feature

Dragons! People all over the world tell stories about dragons. Many of us are fascinated by the great lizard-like creatures that can fly and blow fire. Some dragons are fearsome predators that enjoy a tasty human morsel every so often. Others are friendly creatures that humans form close bonds with. In this collection of book titles, readers of all ages are sure to find a title or two (or more) that will interest them.

Seasonal Feature

Winter Days and Snowy Days - With short days and long nights, this is a time of year when it is pleasant to curl up in a cozy spot to read a good book. Even if you don’t get snow where you live, you can enjoy some wonderful snowy adventures as you dip into the snowy days books in our review library. There are books in these features for readers of all ages. Enjoy!

Series Spotlight

Every month TTLG chooses a series to spotlight. The series can be from any genre, and it may be complete or a project that is ongoing. This month: The Little House Books These are wonderful stories about a girl growing up in a pioneer family.

Author/Illustrator Spotlight

Every month TTLG highlights the work and life of an author or illustrator. This month's spotlight features

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Organization Spotlight

The International Children's Literacy Corps (ICLC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 that has as its mission to increase literacy among pre-school children in the developing world, starting ... 
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TTLG Book Giveaway!

Every so often TTLG gives books away to our readers.  Check back regularly to see what is available.

This month Through The Looking Glass Children’s Book Review has one copy of each of these books to give away.

Bookish Calendar

Every month TTLG creates a calendar of birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays. Many calendar items are linked to reviews of books we think you will enjoy reading.  Through the linked books you can find out about people who have influenced history, events that have shaken the world, and celebrate holidays you enjoy. Check back here every issue to find interesting titles.

For Readers, Authors, Illustrators, Publishers

For Authors and Illustrators: This page is for children's book authors and illustrators. Here they find how to submit books for review, and lists of resources to help in their work.

For Publishers: This page is for children's book publishers. Here they find how to submit books for review, how TTLG can help publicize their books, and how to sign up for TTLG's monthly editorial calendar.