100 Scope Notes
Inside 100 Scope Notes

Watch the 2022 Youth Media Awards LIVE!

The 2022 Youth Media Awards are coming on Monday, January 24th!

Books on Film: Watch the Trailer for THE BAD GUYS

Aaron Blabey’s popular series is coming to theaters in April.

Coming Soon: The Top 10 Posts of 2021

The Top 10 post countdown begins Monday.

Books on Film: Watch the Trailer for El Deafo, Coming Soon to Apple TV+

The beloved graphic novel is coming to Apple TV+

Take Part in Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Mia Wenjen (from the PragmaticMom blog) created Multicultural Children’s Book Day nine years ago. What is it? Multicultural Children’s Book Day donates free diverse children’s and young adult books to parents, librarians, and teachers in exchange for a short review posted to social media OR Amazon OR Goodreads Or read in a classroom.  If you’d […]

Books on Film: Jason Reynolds on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

My faith in humanity just got a boost.

‘Look! Up in the sky! It’s . . . a famous character from a children’s book!’

A new character is coming to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Gallery: NYT Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2021

A look at the 2021 Best Illustrated Children’s Books.

It’s Alive! My October Newsletter

My October newsletter is out

Books on Film: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Gets Animated

A first look at the upcoming Diary of a Wimpy Kid animated film for Disney

School of Mock: Newbery, Caldecott, and Geisel

Three mock award blogs to check out.


Did you know this was happening?

Books on Film: New Kid Controversy

Why did a Texas school district has cancelled a virtual author visit with New Kid creator, Jerry Craft?

2021 National Book Award Finalists Announced!

Let’s have a look at the National Book Award Finalists.

Books on Film: If Children’s Books Were About Moms

I think the Oh the Places You’ll Go parody is my favorite.