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Books on Film: Conservative Children’s Lit with Stephen Colbert

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You’ve heard about the Rush Limbaugh children’s book, right? Whether democrat or republican, I think we all can agree to quietly drop our heads into our hands and begin shaking¹. Stephen Colbert recently used Limbaugh’s book as an opportunity to look at some other conservative children’s lit (and also get in on the action himself). The best Colbert/kids book union since he went to Maurice Sendak’s house.

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¹Or maybe not. The book is currently #4 on Amazon. Out of all the books.

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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.

Comments

  1. Sondy says:

    Number Four? Seriously? Makes me despair for our nation. Perhaps this can convince people we need children’s librarians more than ever!

  2. Bonny Becker says:

    Don’t despair, Sondy. Amazon rankings are notoriously over rated–meaning you can rank high but not really be selling all that much. Then again, maybe I’m just living in a children’s fantasy book.

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