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In Memorium: Floyd Cooper

“Our young will live in better times together in acceptance of the way things really are if we give them the truth. But we must teach them truth in ways they can comprehend. There is no greater gift than truth.” – Floyd Cooper

Remembering Eric Carle and Lois Ehlert

In honor of two legendary picture book giants, Eric Carle and Lois Ehlert.

In Memorium: Remembering Those Lost in 2020

Each year we look back not just as what was accomplished in the previous year but also who died. Here are the creators and promoters of children’s literature that we remember.

Saying Goodbye to Bank Street Bookstore

I say farewell to an old friend.

In Memoriam: JoAnn Jonas

On April 25, 2020 JoAnn Jonas, a truly great librarian and early childhood advocate (amongst many other things) died. Today, JoAnn’s 2002 Newbery committee will be paying homage to her life, her work, and her influence.

A Nicer Guy You Couldn’t Hope to Meet: Saying Goodbye to Thomas Anthony “Tomie” dePaola

Saying goodbye to a giant.

I Love You, a Bushel and a Peck: Remembering Richard

As you may have heard, yesterday the great Newbery Award winning author Richard Peck died. Many of us were shocked and saddened by the news. When one hears of the death of a great writer, you begin to cast your mind back. What was the first Richard Peck book you ever read? When did you […]