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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Hey, you know the 2013 New York Times Notable Children’s Books list? It’s a pretty impressive group: In the spirit of the Chronicle Give Books campaign… …what do you say we give all of the New York Times middle grade and picture book notables away? Fellow school librarian John Schumacher and I are doing just [...]