While it was more often a question of “why did that book LOSE?” (Martha, above, is expressing her incredulity at the ALA shutout of The Thing About Luck) the discussion at last night’s Children’s Books Boston panel about awards was lively. Cindy Ritter has a full recap over at Out of the Box.
And: I met SAM. He’s a pussycat. And it showed real dedication for him and his wife and son to drive up from New Jersey just to hear us yammer on.