>Caldecott shout-out

>Relive the excitement and hear the applause-o-meter for yourself on our Press Conference Podcast.

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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.


  1. Laura (Pinot and Prose) says:

    >I was there but it was still a hoot to listen to it again and hear all the compliments your committee received! I love that your Award choice has people discussing and debating children’s literature to a greater degree. Fantastic!


    P.S. Was that Tim Wadham I heard talking to you?

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >Yes, that was Tim. I had seen him the day before at a party, where he had said something to me like “I hear Hugo is a lost cause.” I pokerfaced it like a good committee member.

  3. Wizards Wireless @ says:

    >That was wonderful. Thanks for making me feel like I was there.

    I wish I could have heard the actual phone calls.


  4. >Thanks for posting this podcast.

  5. >Oh, that was a lot of fun–if only we could have heard “the phone calls.” It’s hard to explain to people how much fun it is to see and hear the books titles revealed one at a time. Book geek that I am, it was a teary moment.

    Thanks, Roger.

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