Morning Notes: One Coin, Two Coin, Red Coin, Blue Coin Edition
Or rather, why are there so many? Click here to read.
NPR ON SENDAK
Morning Edition recently used the occasion of Maurice Sendak’s final work “My Brother’s Book” to talk about the man and his legacy. Click here to listen.
THIS BOOK NEEDS A HOLOGRAM
What is the wave of the future when it comes to libraries? This comic is not the answer. But is it fun. Click here to read.
GENTLY USED E-BOOKS?
It appears that there’s a growing push to allow consumers to resell “used e-books”. Amazon recently caused a stir in this arena by securing a patent on a marketplace for used digital content. Click here for that. paidContent has a nice overview of the whole concept of used e-books. It will be interesting to see where this goes. Click here to read.
In mash-up news, someone went and created a sampler of well known children’s books re-imagined with Nintendo characters. This only provides more fodder for my “there should be an entire blog that only posts about Dr. Seuss mash-ups” idea. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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