100 Scope Notes
Inside 100 Scope Notes

Notes on May 2020

Some of my favorite posts from the month of May.

The Great Independent Book Store Gift Card Giveaway #4

I’m giving away a $50 gift cards to some of my favorite independent bookstores.

Books on Film: Eoin Colfer (and David Bowie?!) on Good Morning America

Author Eoin Colfer was on Good Morning America talking about the upcoming Artemis Fowl film.

What’s Up at The Yarn?

While I usually keep my Yarn talk for the Yarn site, it seems like a good time to let you know about a few recent episodes you might like. Trying something a bit different here. Normally we talk with authors and illustrators, but in this episode we go behind the scenes of an independent bookstore […]

Books on Film: Beyond the Book with S. K. Ali and Aisha Saeed

S.K. Ali and Aisha Saeed talk about the anthology they’ve edited, Once Upon an Eid.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#112)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

The Great Independent Book Store Gift Card Giveaway #3

Enter to win a $50 gift card to a great independent bookstore.

The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2020

The most astonishingly unconventional children’s books of the year.

Books on Film: Mo Willems on The Tonight Show!

Mo Willems made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#111)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

A 2021 Newbery/Caldecott Check In

A peek at what Goodreads users are picking for 2021 Newbery and Caldecott

Name That LEGO Book Cover! (#19)

Can you name these three books based solely on their LEGO-fied covers?

The Great Independent Bookstore Gift Card Giveaway! (#2)

Enter to win a $50 gift card to a great independent bookstore.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#110)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Surprise! Announcing BLUE FLOATS AWAY

I wrote a book and Grant Snider is making the pictures!