Morning Notes: Sock Puppet Edition
MATCH THE MEDALIST
The Horn Book just wrapped up a series where Newbery and Caldecott medalists pick their personal favorites. A couple I got on the first try, but Laura Amy Schlitz threw me a curveball. Gaiman, Pinkney, Creech – click here to test your skills.
NOT COOL, MAN
Take a trip to publishing’s dark side, where a few lame souls are playing Amazon for financial gain. Not children’s lit specific, but interesting nonetheless. Click here to read.
Not much escapes the all-seeing eye of The Huffington Post. They recently did a piece on book spine poetry in which:
A: They shout out Nina Katchaudorian (the artist I discovered book spine poetry through)
B: They mention that Chronicle Books is putting out a retrospective of her work in the spring – nice!
CHILDREN’S LIT SOMMELIER
You ain’t getting this at Barnes & Noble. Taylor Books in West Virginia has created children’s lit drink pairings. Click here to read.
SOUND THE ALARM
B.A.C.A. Alert! Click here 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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