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Morning Notes: Hidden Pigeon Edition

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THE END

Library-themed comic Unshelved is ending?! Say it ain’t so. I’m especially going to miss their book reviews in comic form, like this recent example:

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I used these in my library as well – I wrote about it here.

A QUESTION

Anyone out there using Litsy? Click here to learn more about this new app for book lovers.

HIDDEN PIGEON

I love that Benji over at Tales of an Elementary School Librarian tries stuff – like hiding Mo Willems’ Pigeon around the library for kids to find. Click here to read more.

GIRAFFE FOR PREZ

There’s a new Donald Trump-themed picture book out there, and (surprise) it’s not very flattering. Click here to see it.

JACK O LANTERNS ARE OUT

The teachers at Colby Sharp’s school are celebrating Halloween by creating literacy lanterns. This is a cool idea.

JJK WEBCAST

Lunch Lady creator Jarrett J. Krosoczka is starting up a weekly webcast on writing and drawing. Click here for the info.

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Real Friends by Shannon Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham. Out May 2, 2017

Raise your hand if you’re in on this middle grade graphic novel from the team that brought us Princess in Black? *Hand Raised*

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School Library Journal created this censorship infographic based on their recent survey results. Interesting stuff.

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This tweet by @shannonozirny shows the late James Marshall at his most reflective.

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If you’re in need of turtle drawing lessons, Jon Klassen has you covered.

(Thanks to @MrSchuReads for the link)

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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.

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