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President Books for Presidents’ Day

Today is Presidents’ Day and if there’s one thing for certain, it’s that every year will bring new books the topic.

How to Do Just About Everything in 2020

Children’s books can teach you a lot of things . . .

Exclusive Excerpt: InvestiGators by John Patrick Green

Today I have an exclusive excerpt of the new graphic novel series InvestiGators, coming on February 25th, 2020.

Sydney Taylor Blog Tour: THE BOOK RESCUER Creators Sue Macy and Stacy Innerst

It’s the first day of the 2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour (click here for the full schedule) and I’m honored to talk with the creators of Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award winner The Book Rescuer: author Sue Macy and illustrator Stacy Innerst.

Auto-Completed Children’s Books (#11) The Going to Bed Book

Okay, Google – you think you’re pretty smart? How about you try completing the text from famous children’s books.

It ALMOST Happened Again

The Strange Case of the Origami Yoda READ poster continues . . .

The Best Tweets from the 2020 Youth Media Awards

A roundup of the best tweets from children’s literature’s big morning.

Your 2020 Caldecott Comment Card

Which choice are you happiest with? Which book did the committee miss?

That’s So Meta! Recent Metafictional Books

A roundup of books . . . about books.

Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Children’s Lit Community on the Turn of the Decade

How are authors and illustrators ringing in the new decade?

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #2

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . An Interview with Jeff Kinney and an EXCLUSIVE Excerpt of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #14

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #3

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . Cover Controversy: The Poet X

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #4

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . Our 2020 Mock Caldecott Program

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #5

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . 2019 Books from Caldecott Medal/Honor Winners

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #6

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . 2019 Books from Newbery Medal/Honor Winners