100 Scope Notes
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The 2021 Thank You Post

It’s Thanksgiving week. Time to say ‘Thank you’ through books.

Last Call for Nominations! The 2021 Undies Case Cover Awards

Time is running out to nominate your favorite case covers for the 2021 Undies Awards!

Our 2022 Mock Caldecott Program

A run down of our 2022 Mock Caldecott program.

The Randolph Caldecott Medal Should Be Renamed The Jerry Pinkney Medal

Two reasons why the Caldecott should be renamed The Pinkney.

Children’s Lit Halloween Costume of the Year: Animorphs Book Cover

We have a clear winner for the best children’s literature-related Halloween costume of 2021

Toast Ghost Poetry Contest Winner!

The winner of our Toast Ghost poetry contest is . . .

Notes on October 2021

Three of my favorite posts from the past month.

Enter to Win the TOAST GHOST Poetry Contest!

Calling all spooky poems!

Endangered Series #22: The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley

Should it stay or should it go?

Create Your Own Version VERY LAST CASTLE with This Free PDF

A free PDF for kids to create their own version of THE VERY LAST CASTLE!

The Spookiest Children’s Books of 2021

In time for Halloween, the spookiest reads of the year.

Name That Book! Kid Drawing Edition (#3)

Can you name these books based on kids’ drawings?

The Stars So Fars (September 2021)

A quick look at the most starred books of 2021.

Recap: The Plum Creek Literacy Festival

A recap of the controversy surrounding the Plum Creek Literacy Festival.

Predictions! NYT Best Illustrated Children’s Books 2021

I attempt to predict the books that will end up on the 2021 New York Times Best Illustrated list.