100 Scope Notes
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A 2021 Newbery/Caldecott Check In

A peek at what Goodreads users are picking for 2021 Newbery and Caldecott

Name That LEGO Book Cover! (#19)

Can you name these three books based solely on their LEGO-fied covers?

The Great Independent Bookstore Gift Card Giveaway! (#2)

Enter to win a $50 gift card to a great independent bookstore.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#110)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Surprise! Announcing BLUE FLOATS AWAY

I wrote a book and Grant Snider is making the pictures!

The LIFT Giveaway!

Giving away a copy of the excellent new picture book LIFT by Minh Lê and Dan Santat.

The Great Independent Bookstore Gift Card Giveaway! (#1)

Enter to win a $50 gift card to a great independent bookstore.

Books on Film: The Need to Read on the Today Show

The Today show talked about how the quarantine might be driving interest in books.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#109)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Notes on April 2020

Some of my favorite posts from the past month.

GOODNIGHT ZOOM: Parody Children’s Books for This Moment

How’s your quarantine going? Artist Stenfanie Trilling is keeping herself busy by painting parody children’s book covers.

Books on Film: Kadir Nelson on CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning visits with Kadir Nelson.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#108)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Deep Thoughts with 100 Scope Notes: The Best Selling Children’s Books of 2019

Publishers Weekly just released their list of the bestselling children’s books of 2019. Let’s discuss.

Books on Film: Katherine Paterson Documentary

A wonderful documentary on the great writer just premiered online.