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Old Book, New Title

Giving an old book a new title.

Name That LEGO Book Cover! (#17)

Can you name the book by its LEGO-fied cover?

The Children’s Literature Community Welcomes the New Ambassador

You’ve heard the news, now let’s see what authors and illustrators were saying about the news on Twitter:

And the New National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Is . . .

This is fantastic. Fantastic!

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#101)

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

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?

Morning Notes: Back From Hiatus Grab Bag Edition

The children’s literature news roundup you need.

Review: Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Dragon Hoops is one of the best graphic novels of this, or any year.

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #1

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown ends today with . . . The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2019

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