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This Week’s Peanut Gallery
These Peanut Gallery posts are where we put up whatever we’ve found responding to the latest BOB news.
Around the web:
- All Mark Tuchman’s awesome graphics in one place here.
- Brandy’s thoughts on Round Two.
- Karen MacPherson does a terrific Battle post.
- Check-out Lory’s awesome play-by-play response to the first three rounds here.
Reads for Keeps Joey Pigza with his bunny-suited baby brother gets my vote for this year’s top #sljbob artwork
Maureen Eichner Oh, how I enjoyed @EWein2412‘s decision for the #SLJBoB. But then, this is not exactly shocking. 🙂
Ki-Wing Merlin WOW to @EWein2412‘s seriousness in #SLJBoB decision. Clear-eyed, thoughtful. I’m even more eager to read both books.
Reads for Keeps Writers have “an urge to share, not to impress.” Great @EWein2412 #sljbob decision, though it ruined my predictions
Elizabeth Partridge Exciting, thought-provoking reasons for choice of winner. “@medinger: @EWein2412 decides between the Madman and the Chicago 50.
Flaherty Elementary The Crossover by @kwamealexander Wins first round battle @FlahertyElem Battle of the Books!
Elizabeth Kahn Students will use a google form to select the winners for round 1 of our Mock BOB.
- Karl Jones This is what the @penguinkids@PenguinTeen@SLJsBoB battle booty looks like!
Melissa Faulner I want it so bad, I can taste all those refined sugars. And the GLORY!
Sara Ralph SLJ’s Battle of the Books — @SLJsBoB Final Four is all middle grade! I wonder if a YA come back from the dead?
Filed under: 2015, 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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