One Star Review, Guess Who? (#145)
Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?
I get it. It’s meant to be cute. All dinosaurs are valued male offspring of generic white middle-class heterosexual parents. It’s teaching about manners in a way that I guess is supposed to respect masculinity. There is a strong “obey” theme.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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