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Morning Notes: Intrinsic Motivation Edition

RECOGNIZE

Do children’s book authors and illustrators deserve more pub? Julia Donaldson says so. Click here to read.

THE ACTUALLY VERY GOOD DAY

Judith Viorst on happiness. Click here to read.

(via Austin Kleon)

BGHB

The Boston Globe/Horn Book award winners have been announced. Nice work BGHB. Click here to read.

JUDITH KERR

In case you missed it: the great children’s book creator Judith Kerr passed away. Click here to read.

NAMED!

Also in case you missed it: a new Young People’s Poet Laureate has been named. Click here to see who it is.


Karen’s Witch (Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novel #1). By Ann M. Martin and Katy Farina. Out December 26, 2019.

Well, this is a good idea – taking the popular Babysitter’s Club graphic novels and spinning off a series for younger readers.

Shout-out to everyone working toward legislation to get more libraries and librarians in Michigan schools.

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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.