Morning Notes: Scrolls Rule! Edition
THIS VERSUS THAT
There’s a lot of talk these days about e-books versus print books. But this isn’t the first time book technology has been a topic of debate. The New Yorker recently published a cartoon that comments on today, by calling upon the past. Click here to read it.
(Thanks to LISNews for the link)
48 HOURS OF MADNESS
Got some reading to do? You’d be wise to take part in the seventh (!) annual 48 Hour Book Challenge hosted by children’s literature blog legend (yeah, I said it) MotherReader. The maniacal reading takes place June 8-10. Click here for all the details.
STEVE JOBS = WILLY WONKA
The head of one of the biggest companies in the world wanted to go full-on Willy Wonka for the occasion of the millionth iMac sold. Man, I wish this would have happened. Click here to read.
CAST YOUR CLICK
Do you work with kids? Do they enjoy books? Do they like voting on stuff? If you made three checkmarks on the screen, then you need to let those youngsters know that tomorrow, May 3, is the deadline to vote in the 2012 Children’s Choice Book Awards. Click here to vote.
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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