Sharyn Vane recommends four kid's books "with a watery theme" for the Austin Statesman.
Bernie Goedhart reviews books that "give fathers their due" in the Montreal Gazette.
Cliff Froehlich "browses graphic literature" for Saint Louis Today.
It's children's book weekend in the New York Times. Here's what's available this weekend online:
- Laura Miller reviews Leonard S. Marcus's Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children’s Literature
- Kevin Baker reviews two new children's books on the Negro League
- Charlie Rubin reviews For Boys Only: The Biggest, Baddest Book Ever, by Marc Aronson and HP Newquist
- Laura Mechling reviews Meg Cabot's first book in her new Middle Grade series Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls
- This week's Bookshelf is devoted to children's books
There are quite a few children's and YA titles on the Independent's 50 Best Summer Reads list.
Matt Dickinson reviews "books for football-crazy boys" in the Times.
Mary Harris Russell reviews five new books in the Chicago Tribune, including Fortune's Fool, by Kathleen Karr