>Field trip!

>Writer Susan Kushner Resnick pays tribute to one of our finest local institutions, the New England Mobile Book Fair.

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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. Jennifer Schultz says:

    >Wow, that sounds terrific. I hope they find a good buyer. We have something similar-Green Valley Book Fair, near Harrisonburg, VA. Lots of fun-just bring your patience! (It can get very crowded.)

  2. >I was lucky – instead of Rhode Island, I just came from one town over. I lived down the street from the owners' son and his charming dog, Jenny. "Bookmobile," as I called it, has served me well through every stage of life, from my youngest obsessive collection of Roger Hargreaves' books, through my preteen adventures in pulp sci-fi, and into adulthood with the best cookbook selection in New England. I am too big and well-oriented to actually get lost in there anymore (when I was a child, I did so on purpose), but my ability to get figuratively lost remains unchanged.

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