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Notes on December 2013

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In December…

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…we remembered how weird and great 2013 was.

From Grossest Moment to Best Song, no oddity wend unexamined in 2013 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea.

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…we cast a movie.

With your help, a (fake) cast for the (imaginary) film Children’s Literature: The Movie: Chapter 2 came together beautifully.

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…lumps of coal were dispensed liberally.

Treasures galore in the 2013 Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide.

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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, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


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    The annual lump of coal post is one of my favorites!

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