Link Du Jour: De Nombreux Liens
Children’s lit, it done changed. Indy Week has a nice interview with Lois Lowry, where she talks about how books for young people have changed since the 70’s. Click here to read.
Read a book online. A book is donated to someone in need. Penguin Group is making this happen. Click here to read.
If you haven’t tried spine poetry yet, you gotta give it a shot. The Somers Library in Somers, NY tried it. Click here to check out their lovely-looking Flickr gallery.
It appears I’m late on the butterfly bandwagon. I recently covered monarchs on book covers, but winged insects have been previously spotted by Jacket Whys and Pop Culture Junkie.
I have a special place in my cardigan for websites aimed at grown-ups that dip into children’s lit. I’ve linked to children’s lit-related mental_floss posts before (like the recent Judy Blume Quiz), but I didn’t know they had a page collecting all their kid’s book commentary. Click here to read.
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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