Morning Notes: Giant, Scary Books Edition
KEEP THIS BOOK UNDER YOUR HAT
There’s an interesting post over at Read Roger about books with nondisclosure agreements that prevent reviews before the book publishes. In short – not very cool. Click here to read.
YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS
Time for a teeny tiny hipster library.
(Thanks to Pop Candy for the link)
NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS: DISPENSED
Ah, the good ol’ NBAs – always zigging where others zag. Few predicted that Thanhha Lai’s Inside Out and Back Again would take top honors in the Young People’s Literature category, but take top honors it did. Click here to read.
REPORT: BOOKS DON’T TAKE YOU ANYWHERE
And here all this time I thought they did. Thankfully, this article from the saterical geniuses at The Onion sets me straight. Click here to read.
(Thanks to @MotherReader and others for the link)
CAUTION: FALLING BOOKS
If you’re interested in making your book collection look huge…
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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