The American Association of School Librarians’s 16th National Conference closed with an author-led breakfast that featured bestselling children’s graphic novels creators Faith Erin Hicks, Jennifer and Matthew Holm, Jarrett Krosoczka, and Raina Telgemeier—dressed in pajamas.
Happy Mother’s Day! It was Monica Edinger who alerted me to the fact that fresh on the heels of the Matilda musical is an upcoming British production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. She has the details and directed me to this truly unfair let’s-not-give-anything-away teaser trailer. This introduction is a bit better. You know [...]
There are certain words and phrases that are instantly hilarious. Kalamazoo is one of them. Platypus is another. All the more reason to combine the two. That’s my logic. When I heard that Jarrett Krosoczka (he of the Lunch Lady GN series as well as a stunner of a TED talk, amongst other accomplishments), had [...]
Although Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s immensely popular “Lunch Lady” series of graphic novels will come to an end this year, the women and men who work in our nation’s school cafeterias will not be forgotten. Krosoczka recently announced that May 3 will now be known as “School Lunch Superhero Day,” a day for kids to show their appreciation for all of their cafeteria workers.
Looks like the National Book Awards are taking a page out of the Oscars’ handbook. Which is to say, if people like nominees for awards so much, why not give them MORE nominees? Says PW, “In an effort to broaden the reach and impact of the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation will select [...]