Morning Notes: Books on Floppy Disc Edition
AUTHORS THOROUGHLY INTERVIEWED
The Winter Blog Blast Tour (see also: interviews with some of the best and brightest in the childrenâ€™s/YA worlds) is in full swing and is a sight to see. Visit Chasing Ray for the full schedule.
THE CREEP CONTINUES: GOOGLE UNVEILS EBOOK STORE
Googleâ€™s getting in on the ebook game in a big way, partnering with thousands of publishers and booksellers (including Schuler Books, the independent bookstore I always link to). TechCrunch has all the details on this service, which is bound to have a big impact on the book world. Click here to read.
AUTHOR JANE YOLEN TALKS GRAPHIC NOVELS ON NPR
What do you do when youâ€™ve published 300 books? Write a graphic novel. NPR talks with Jane Yolen about doing just that. Click here to listen.
THE FUTURE OF BOOKS PREDICTED BY CRAPPY SCI-FI COVER
(Thanks to Good Show Sir for the link)
Yeah! The Christian Science Monitor recently profiled middle school librarian, Bookends blogger, and friend Cindy Dobrez. A nice peek into the world of a librarian you should know. Click the image above to read.
@anitasilvey leads the way to a short and sweet best of the year list from the Boston Globe.
In lieu of other news, we have…
*T-SHIRT OF THE WEEK*
Finally, a shirt that fans of both Harry Potter and David Bowie can enjoy.
(Thanks to Boing Boing 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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