Morning Notes: Your Story Is Like a Car Edition
WRITING ADVICE FROM MO WILLEMS
I’d say Mr. Willems has a handle on writing for kids (Boom! *Understatement Award*). He recently put out a list of tips on his blog titled How to Write in 4 Easy Steps, 4 Kinda Harder Steps, and 1 Pretty Much Impossible Step. Anyone who reads, critiques, writes, or hopes to write for kids should give it a look. Click here to read.
THE TOOTH IS BACK!
When a blog that had been on hiatus comes back to life, it’s cause for celebration. Especially when it’s one of the best around. George’s Favorite Tooth is back in action, folks, and the opening week does not disappoint. Click here to read.
BOOK COVER HEAD-SCRATCHER OF THE DAY, NAY CENTURY
ShelfTalker recently highlighted a new Anne of Green Gables cover. Pan! Click here to see it.
BEYONCE: LIBRARIAN JOB CREATOR
Well, it’s only one librarian. And it’s to catalogue her 50,000 hours of video footage. But still. Beyonce, givin’ a librarian a job. Click here to read.
2014 NEWBERY CONTENDERS
Heavy Medal is on break until the fall, but they left us with a list of books that might be getting some Newbery attention in 2013. Click here to read. And For Those About to Mock is already back at it, reviewing their first 2014 contender. Click here to read.
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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