‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#8)
Sure you may know your children’s authors and illustrators, but can you name them from reading their Twitter bios? Test your skills below.
If you can name the author or illustrator after reading the bio only – 3 points
If you can name the author or illustrator after reading the bio and one clue – 2 points
If you can name the author or illustrator after reading the bio and two clues – 1 point
Bio: Book Maker, Mom, Mrs. and (not coincidentally) java junkie.
Clue 1: She is a Caldecott Honor winner.
Clue 2: Her Caldecott Honor book is the first Caldecott book to feature flaps.
Bio: New York Times best-selling author of a bunch of books. And I love my mama. And I love you. Unless you don’t love my mama. Then we got problems.
Clue 1: A recent book by this author won a Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, Coretta Scott King Honor, and a Walter.
Clue 2: He was born in 1983.
Bio: former textbook writer, now making amends by writing history books people might actually want to read
Clue 1: Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Clue 2: One of his books won both a Sibert Medal and a Newbery Honor.
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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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