The Amazon Star Bar vs. The Book Review
Oh, man. I believe the expression is “oh no they didn’t”. Have you read this article yet?
It points to recent research from The Harvard Business Review showing that the cumulative star rating at Amazon is as accurate as reviews from professional critics.
While the research is focused on books for adults, there are some interesting points to consider.
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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