100 Scope Notes
Inside 100 Scope Notes

Do You Think You Know This Author’s Most-Reviewed Book?

I name an author, and you name what you think would be their most-reviewed book on Goodreads.

The 2020 Poop Report

This post is what you think it is.

The Battle of the Picture Book Barcodes!

Vote for your favorites in the Battle of the Picture Book Barcodes.

Lone Wolves Update: How Many Caldecott Winners Have One Creator?

Diving back into the data about Caldecott winning books made by author/illustrators.

Nominate Your Favorites for the Undies Awards!

Get your nominations in for the world’s first and only case cover awards!

Step Up Your Spooky in 2020

A roundup of recent spooky books for the Halloween season.

5 Thoughts on the Most Banned Books of the Decade

A closer look at the most challenged books of the last decade.

Notes on September 2020

My favorite posts of the past month.

Which Books Should Have Won the 2020 New York Times Best Illustrated Awards

I pick the books that should have made the 2020 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book List.

Carrying the Torch: When a Character Continues with New Creators

A look at children’s book characters who have kept on going with different authors and illustrators.

If You Build It, They Will Have Fun: A Picture Book Programming Idea

A programming idea using the ‘If I Built a . . .’ books by Chris Van Dusen

Notes on August 2020

A few of my favorite posts from the past month.

Children’s Literature: Makeover Edition

Old book, new look.

Q: What Do Jeff Kinney, Derrick Barnes, and Oge Mora All Have in Common?

A: They’re all recent guests on The Yarn Podcast.

The Last Book You Want to See . . .

. . . while at the hospital waiting for your child’s COVID-19 test.