Morning Notes: Diaper Baby Stays Edition
BOSTON GLOBE – HORN BOOK AWARDS DISHED OUT
You gotta like an award that highlights some books that didn’t get heavy spotlight this year. Click here to see all the winners.
SUMMER IS A BUMMER
The reviews for the Judy Moody movie are in. And a bit of a bummer. Click here to read.
IS A NON-PUBLISHER THE #3 PUBLISHER?
Kickstarter is a site where people propose project ideas and raise money to follow through. I’ve been emailed to support graphic novel projects on Kickstarter before, but I had no idea how many GNs were getting created this way. Publishers Weekly has the lowdown. Click here to read.
Around the World by Matt Phelan. In stores October 11, 2011.
Show me a fan of children’s lit and I’ll show you someone who is excited for this book. After the excellent Storm in the Barn (which led to my oddest toon review to date) I can’t wait to see what Mr. Phelan has up his sleeve.
It appears that Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s picture book will be hitting a theater near you. MGM made a fine choice on this one. Click the image above to read.
And, for the sake of clarity, we’re switching the final two categories…
About a month ago Dav Pilkey’s Super Diaper Baby was challenged at at Texas elementary school.
(Thanks to Bookshelves of Doom for the link)
In a follow-up to the story, @MrSchuReads lets us know that the book will stay on the shelves. Click the tweet above 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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