Morning Notes: The Vanisher Edition
READING IN THE SUMMER
Publishers Weekly released their top summer picture book, middle grade, and YA reads and there’s a whole bunch of good stuff. Click here to check them out.
NOT MY BREXIT!
Were you wondering when the children’s books about Brexit were coming? No? Well how about this parody? Click here to read.
TEACHING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN PRISON
I don’t think I’ll ever look at Where the Wild Things Are the same after reading this piece in the LA Times.
Guess what? I’m going to direct you to Mile High Reading, who has a list of upcoming picture books that you will likely find worth checking out. Sign me up for T. Rex Time Machine, please. Click here to read.
Over at the Nerdy Book Club blog, Donalyn Miller reminds us of the one thing that changes reading for kids. Click here to read.
I don't get why people say superheroes aren't relatable pic.twitter.com/JmDjqD9To3
— Lincoln Michel (@TheLincoln) April 19, 2018
The Today show recently did a story on Boston bombing survivors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes and their new picture book Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.
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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