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Harassment in Children’s Lit

Chances are good that if you’re reading this, you’ve already read the article (and comments on) Children’s Publishing Reckons with Sexual Harassment, but in case you haven’t, you should. It takes guts to talk about this stuff and I support and respect everyone who is.

Post of the Week: Mocking the Caldecott

The educated guess-a-thon leading up to the Caldecott Medal announcement is almost over, but be sure to take the reader poll results at Calling Caldecott into consideration when laying down large sums of money in Vegas this weekend. After all, the site was created to discuss possible Caldecott contenders. And hey, they picked the same […]

Post of the Week: To Sign or Not to Sign

If you’re on Twitter, you may have seen the WhiteHouse.gov school libraries petition making the rounds.  I signed it and encouraged others to add their John Hancock too. School Librarian Buffy Hamilton takes a contrarian view on the matter, and makes a compelling argument or two in the process. Not enough to sway me, but […]

Post of the Week: Visit an Un-Digital Book Store

Is it just me, or does it seem like physical book stores are getting lost in the digital shuffle lately? As I was driving home the other day I thought about what a bummer it would be to lose some of my favorite book stores: Schuler Books and Pooh’s Corner in Grand Rapids, MI and […]