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Top 10 Posts of 2013: #5

#5 Top 10 Circulated Books

100 Scope Notes is up on the shelf until January 6. Until then, let’s sit by the fire in our union suits and count down the most popular posts of the year. Click the image below to read.

Top 10 Posts of 2013: #6

#6 Children's Lit Movie

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Top 10 Posts of 2013: #7

#7 D.I.LIBRARY

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Top 10 Posts of 2013: #8

#8 Top 10 Circulated Books 5-6

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Top 10 Posts of 2013: #9

#9 So You Want to Win the Newbery

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Top 10 Posts of 2013: #10

#10 Newbery Medal Infographic

100 Scope Notes is up on the shelf until January 6. Until then, let’s sit by the fire in our union suits and count down the most popular posts of the year. Click the image below to read.

Coming Soon: Top 10 Posts of 2013

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For the next two weeks I’ll be counting down my most popular posts of 2013. Happy holidays to you and yours.

#Holdshelf: December 2013

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A hearty “Thanks” to everyone who submitted one final hold shelf for 2013. Here are the books that kids are lining up to read in libraries around the country. John Schumacher’s school library: Here’s the hold shelf at my school library: And now your submissions… Tonya T. Sue F. Kimberly M. Beth G. Gina B. [...]

Children’s Literature: The Movie: Chapter 2

Childrens Lit Movie 2

This is a sequel. Click here for the cast of the original Children’s Literature: The Movie Cast:  Mo Willems…  Bill Murray  Pam Munoz Ryan…  Allison Janney  Aaron Reynolds…  Evan Handler  Tom Lichtenheld…  John Slattery  Jeff Mack…  Jack McBrayer  Laura Vaccaro Seeger…  Alicia Coppola (via Julie)  Maurice Sendak…  Mandy Patinkin (via Julie)  Neil Gaiman…  Alan Rickman (via Jacqueline)  Michael Buckley…  Guy [...]

2013 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea

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It’s time to take a look back at the year that was in children’s lit miscellanea. (Read previous Year in Miscellanea Posts: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008) Most Disgusting Moment in a Children’s Book The tapeworm scene in Akissi: Feline Frenzy I dare you to find a more memorable, shocking, hilarious scene in a children’s book this year. Tweet [...]

2013 Notable Books Giveaway Winner!

NYT Notables

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2013 Notable Books Giveaway. It is now time to give away. Let’s see what the Random Number Generator says: So that means that the winner of the 18 NYT Notable picture and middle grade books is… silvershoesandrabbitholes! I’ve contacted silvershoesandrabbitholes and the books will be on their way to her [...]

Merry #Holdshelf

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It’s time for one last 2013 #Holdshelf, the monthly roundup hosted by Watch. Connect. Read. and I. This time around, the gallery will be right here. The idea is simple – share a picture of the books on hold at your library. It’s a visual representation of the books kids are lining up to read. [...]

2013 Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide

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Time is running out to get gifts for the insufferable librarian in your life. With help from Etsy, the 2013 edition of the Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide has your back. Click here for the 2012 guide Click here for the 2011 guide Click here for the 2010 guide Click here for the 2009 guide [...]

Morning Notes: All Information is Fact-Based Edition

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READ. SHARE. The New York Public Library recently released their annual 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing. A who’s who of books that should be on your shelf. Click here for the PDF. GOOD DETECTIVE WORK The Nonfiction Detectives have named their Best Nonfiction Books of 2013. How did I miss Bone by Bone? Click [...]

Caldecott Book Display Fail

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Or: When a Book Display Becomes Book Dominoes. Nooooo!