Happy Holidays! Thank you for joining us for this first year of ChildrensLit Now. We hope you have found some extraordinary books for your library, whether it's a home, public, school, or education library. We've loved sharing
this year’s great books coming out from fabulous authors and illustrators, new and older, from small publishing houses to large publishing houses and new independent publications. In addition to book reviews, ChildrensLit expanded
offerings by adding an Indie Author Promotions Service and revamped Booking Service, all to get great books in front of children everywhere. Thank you again for joining us on these new journeys.
In our first newsletter, January 2021, we shared, "Our mission is to review a wide variety of children's and young adult titles from a wide variety of voices. We do so with several goals in mind. One, that every child and teen find themselves represented
in literature. Two, that they learn about and respect others that are different from themselves. Three, that they are exposed to enjoyable fiction and nonfiction to help educate, provide understanding, and inspire." We hope
the book reviews we shared this year reflected this mission. We move towards 2022 with the same mission in mind.
This month's issue of ChildrensLit Now will give librarians, reading specialists, and event coordinators an opportunity to participate in our revamped Booking Service. In addition, check out nine great books to add to your collection and a chance to follow
our 25 Days of Children's Christmas Literature.
From the ChildrensLit Now family to yours, may your winter holidays be filled with kindness and joy.