Who are you wearing?

Max Who are you wearing?Oh, I HATE costume parties. It’s enough trouble to get dressed, never mind dressed UP, never mind dressed up AS SOMEBODY ELSE. Be that as it may, ALSC is apparently asking attendees to this year’s Newbery-Caldecott banquet to acknowledge the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal in their sartorial choices for the evening. Since I’ve kindly been invited by Anita Eerdmans to sit with her and Caldecott Honor conferee Melissa Sweet, maybe I can just hang a stethoscope around my neck and pretend I’m William Carlos Williams.

But should you have more ambitions, Betsy Bird and Jim Averbeck offer some helpful hints.

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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.

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