Famous Books, Better Titles
Sometimes a website will hit on a simple idea that is pure comedic genius. Better Book Titles is just such a site. The premise is as straightforward as they come: giving well known books new and more appropriate titles. Or as the creator of the site puts it:
This blog is for people who do not have thousands of hours to read book reviews or blurbs or first sentences. I will cut through all the cryptic crap, and give you the meat of the story in one condensed image.
Children’s lit fans will be pleased to see the site re-titles a fair share of kid’s books, like this one for Where the Red Fern Grows:
Genius, I tell ya! For book lovers, an outstanding way to spend roughly five minutes. Click here to visit the site.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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