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This Week’s Peanut Gallery
These Peanut Gallery posts are where we put up whatever we’ve found around the web responding to the latest BOB news. Be sure to let us know in the comments if we’ve missed yours and we will add it in here.
Battle Commander Monica pitched the BoB over at the Nerdy Book Club.
Along with contemplating the Undead Poll Brandy announced her general predictions here.
At the Mock BoB being held by Tales from a Loud Librarian, one student passionately defended her contender and then there are those creating awesome shields for their books.
More about gaming BOB (and what the chances are) with Stats 101 with Sondy from Jen.
The Card Catalog looks at the judges and considers the contenders.
Sara’s getting ready.
Day 2 of Colby Sharp’s Mock Caldecott (inspired by the BOB) and the brackets.
Lisa considers book hype.
Booknut‘s featuring a bunch of BoB books and the brackets front and center!
And a few tweeted responses:
- pysteboe Using this snow day to catch up with reading for #sljbob I have 6 1/2 books left to read!
- becca_donnelly Can’t keep the silly grin off my face – must be almost time for#sljbob. Can’t wait for Vaunda Nelson to kick it off.
- sralph31 Hokey Pokey confused me at first, but now I’m enjoying it. The world building is expertly done and it isn’t too long. Excited for @SLJsBoB
- TaylorLibrarian I loved both Eleanor & Park and Rose Under Fire. I can’t choose.
Filed under: 2014, Peanut Gallery
About Battle Commander
The Battle Commander is the nom de guerre for children’s literature enthusiasts Monica Edinger and Roxanne Hsu Feldman, fourth grade teacher and middle school librarian at the Dalton School in New York City and Jonathan Hunt, the County Schools Librarian at the San Diego County Office of Education. All three have served on the Newbery Committee as well as other book selection and award committees. They are also published authors of books, articles, and reviews in publications such as the New York Times, School Library Journal, and the Horn Book Magazine. You can find Monica at educating alice and on twitter as @medinger. Roxanne is at Fairrosa Cyber Library and on twitter as @fairrosa. Jonathan can be reached at email@example.com.
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