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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers” – good book, right? Children’s lit Hall of Fame caliber. In fact, they have this award that honors the best picture book of the year, which “The Man Who Walked…” has already won.

As first reported at Wizards Wireless last month, the true story that inspired the book has been turned into a documentary called “Man on Wire“. The trailer is now online. Take a look:


I’m pretty excited about this one. I’m not shy to say that I love a good documentary, and when you throw kids books into the mix – I’m a happy man. Get ‘cha Netflix ready – the film is released August 1.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


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