>Who says kids can’t appreciate irony?

>I wonder what it would be like to be their mom.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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  1. doug orlyk says:

    >Ah, clearly a training film for young gays.
    This could have been me and my best friend in high school… had we access to videocameras back then. Instead we did an audiocassette version.
    Your blog never ceases to make me think or crack up laughing.
    Or both.

  2. >I liked how the little kid kept cracking up.

  3. Roger Sutton says:

    >Yes–you know he’s going to get revenge in his memoir My Big Gay Brother. (For some reason I think of them as brothers but maybe not.)

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