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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

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #7

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . This is a Problem: School Libraries That Are Closed All the Time

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #8

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . Gallery: The Art of the Picture Book Barcode

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #9

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . H.G.T.V. (Home and Garden, Travis Version): Painting a Room in the Style of a Well-Known Children’s Book

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #10

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown continues today with . . . Controversy Report: Hello, Here’s Your Negative Review

2020 Geisel Award Predictions

Here are my picks for 2020 Geisel glory.

2020 Caldecott Medal Predictions

Which books will win Caldecott? Here are my predictions.

Our 2020 Mock Caldecott Results!

In which I share the results of our 2020 Mock Caldecott voting . . .

The Ultimate Children’s Literature Illustrator Gift Guide 2019

Recently updated and expanded for the 2019 gift-giving season, here is my collection of children’s literature illustrator shops on the world wide web.

2019 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea

It’s time to take a look back at the year that was in children’s lit miscellanea.