Morning Notes: 48 Hour Edition
READING ENDURANCE TO BE TESTED; 48 HOUR READING CHALLENGE COMING SOON
Have you been looking for an opportunity to make a serious dent in your to-be-read pile? MotherReader has the solution: 48 hours worth. Click here to learn about the challenge and get in on the action.
THE YOUTH HAS SPOKEN; 2010 CHILDREN’S CHOICE BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
And the winners are…
(Thanks to Meghan Newton for the info)
The Sandwich Swap by Queen Rania of Jordan with Kelly DiPucchio. Illustrated by Tricia Tusa. (Currently #1 on the NYT Bestseller List)
The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood. Illustrated by Renata Liwska. (Currently #2 on the NYT Bestseller List)
Instructions by Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Charles Vess. (Currently #2 on the NYT Bestseller List)
A trio of recent releases made their mark on the New York Times Picture Book Bestseller list this week. Click here to see the entire list.
Recently I somehow stumbled upon the blog Pop Culture Junkie. Glad I did. Book cover afficianados will like this site, as they often talk jackets. Even wondered how many ways the same image can be put to use on a book cover? The above post pretty much answers this question. Their “Lookalikes” series puts my Cover Controversy posts to shame. Click here to read.
The internet (and my eyes) nearly caught fire when word came out that model and talk show host Tyra Banks was writing a book. @PWKidsBookshelf leads the way to a brave soul trying to beat her to the punch.
Actually, I guess you could redundantly call this VHS on Film. I am a fan of the domino rally, and Tea Tree Gully Library must be too, seeing as how they recently put their VHS collection to use:
(Thanks to Tame the Web for the link)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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