March 18, 2008
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) announced its annual Golden Kite awards earlier in March. Top honors went to Home of the Brave, by Katherine Applegate; Muckrakers, by Ann Bausum; Pierre in Love, by Sara Pennypacker; and Little Night, by Yuyi Morales. (news via School Library Journal)
Items about Margaret Seltzer and her fake memoir, Love and Consequences
- The New York Times' public editor looks at the paper's initial coverage of the book (before the thing was known to be made up).
- "Authors don't have literary license to lie," an editorial in the Eugene Press-Register (via GalleyCat)
The original Winnie-the-Pooh is on the move, and A Fuse # 8 Production documents his departure from his longtime home (NYC's Donnell Library Center).
I send a big, fat "thank you" to the San Francisco Center for the Book and its blog, Teacher Features: Thoughts on Bookmaking with Kids, for the kind words about Chicken Spaghetti. Look at those cool dragons!
Image: Pulaski Skyway, Hudson County, New Jersey. Taken 1978, Historic American Engineering Record.
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