There are more events, contests, challenges, lists, reviews, and interviews at the individual blogs than could ever be summarized. Here, we will point out a few highlights and look to you to suggest more.

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Regular Events

The KidLitosphere Conference

An annual gathering of the movers and shakers in the kidlit community

The Carnival of Children’s Literature

A monthly roundup of the best in kidlit blogging, organized around a central theme

Nonfiction Monday

Giving bloggers a chance to share nonfiction books for children and teens.

Poetry Friday

A weekly assortment of poetry-themed musings and original content



Writer’s Guide to Twitter

Debbie Ohi shares twitter chat schedules and participation tips for writers.

Children’s Book Reviews

A collection of reviews on children’s literature from across the kidlitosphere

Chicken Spaghetti’s “Best Children’s Books of 2014: The Big List of Lists”

A roundup of “best of” lists and children’s literature prizes for books published in 2014



A Novel Challenge

An ongoing compilation of reading challenges sponsored by different blogs

The 48 Hour Book Challenge

An annual competition to see how many books you can read in one weekend

The Comment Challenge

A community event in which kidlit bloggers and readers are invited to make themselves heard across the kidlitosphere