2016 is Foxy
The other day The Trend Whisperer (a new nickname I’m trying out for A Fuse #8 Production) mentioned that 2016 is the year of bears on rampages and blobfish. I can’t disagree.
But a recent conversation with Benji of Tales of an Elementary School Librarian had me thinking there should be another trend on our collective radar: foxes.
Why foxes? Two of the most talked about middle grade novels of 2016 not only feature foxes as characters, but go inside their little orange fur-covered heads.
But the foxiness doesn’t end there. Here are exhibits C-P, all arriving before the end of the year:
Any I missed?
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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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