Morning Notes: Why You Wanna Give Me the Runaround? Edition
PEPE WILL NOT BE IN THIS PICTURE BOOK
Pepe the Frog – internet meme turned hate symbol, will not be the star of a new picture book. Click here to read.
A VILLAGE OF AUTHORS
While I ruminate on the idea of an actual village of authors (so . . . many . . . cafés). Please check out Author Village – a new endeavor by Phil Bildner to connect schools with great authors. Click here to read.
You know the drill: Mile High Reading has the roundup of 2018 picture books you need. A lot of good-looking stuff over there. Click here to head there.
A little late to post this one, but in case you haven’t read Angie Manfredi’s post about her controversial resignation from the Newbery committee, you should. Click here to read.
— Children's Bookshelf (@PWKidsBookshelf) August 25, 2017
Bluestraveler bandleader John Popper chimes in on a YA bestseller scandal.
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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