Morning Notes: Odd Duck Edition
INDIES CHOICE/E.B. WHITE READ-ALOUD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
I’m especially curious to see who wins the Middle Reader category, as it is loaded with talent. Click here to read.
GO FLY YOUR GOLDEN KITE
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators recently dished out their Golden Kite and Sid Fleishman awards. Some great choices to be seen. Click here to check out the winners.
(Thanks to A Fuse #8 Production for the link)
FEEL FREE TO SLEEP ON THIS BOOK
Photographer Yusuke Suzuki gives new meaning to the term “bedtime book”:
(Thanks to NOTCOT.ORG for the link)
Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers. On shelves June 28, 2011
Looks like we have a good olâ€™ blockbuster in the wings. Fun activity: put this on the shelf and see how longÂ it is before you see it again.
Watch. Connect. Read. Has a great roundup of resources related to this and other books by Dav Pilkey. Thereâ€™s even a video of Pilkey himself, which marks the first time Iâ€™ve ever laid eyes on the guy. Click here to check it out.
It would take a lot for me to give up the Dewey Decimal system for classifying books. It’s just…so…organized. But there are those shooting for a more bookstore feel. Click the image above to read.
Over the weekend, I posted about the 26 checkout policy HarperCollins was enacting for its ebooks in public libraries. Now @GalleyCat points the way to the publisher’s response to the ensuing uproar. Click the tweet above to read.
Dr. Seuss would have been 107 today. In honor of his birthday, I bring you the trailer to the 1953 film he wrote – “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T”. As you might expect, it’s a bit of an odd duck.
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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