Morning Notes: Glorious Edition
ALICE PROVENSEN 1918-2018
Sad news. Legendary illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Alice Provensen passed away. The Glorious Flight is one of my favorites. Click here to read her obit at Publishers Weekly.
WHAT A WEEK
It’s Children’s Book Week, y’all (and with that “y’all”, I’ve met my “y’all” quota for the year – see you again in 2019). Celebrate this thing! Click here for celebration support.
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
Amazon is starting up Prime Book Box Kids. Pay a set rate, and Amazon will send you a box of curated books. Say it with me: noooooooooooo
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales (September 4, 2018)
Yuyi Morales’s next book (and her first with the new Neal Porter imprint at Holiday House) looks nice.
— Anita Silvey (@anitasilvey) May 2, 2018
Dang, have you been over to Storyline Online lately? They’ve really upped their game since I was last there.
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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