>The parents are okay too

>We finally saw The Kids Are All Right this weekend. I quite liked it, and it has the plot of a YA novel: two teenaged kids of lesbian parents curious about their sperm donor dad seek him out, wreaking entertaining havoc and ultimately begetting a bit of growing up for all concerned. While the story […]

>How do you think the billing went down at the Quimby household?

>Rocco Staino reviews Ramona and Beezus and likes what he sees. (Next up: Toad and Frog? Martha and George? Tib?)

>Eclipse movie review

>Twihard Elizabeth Law (by day: vice president and publisher of Egmont USA) reviews the latest Twilight movie. It’s all about the hair.

>The boy who chased the dragon’s tattoo

>Or whatever it’s called, Claire reviews it.

>Wimpy Kid

>Claire reviews the movie.

>Honor Books or Runners-Up?

>Until I read Time magazine this morning, I hadn’t noticed that the Academy Awards had changed “and the Oscar goes to . . .” to “and the winner is . . . ,” a phrasing not heard on the show since 1989. In our own world, ALSC changed the designation runner up to Honor Book […]

>Bring your own mushrooms

>Chelsey reviews the new Alice in Wonderland.

>Percy Jackson

>Claire takes a breather from library school to review the movie.

>January-February Horn Book Magazine

>The new Magazine is out but I haven’t seen a copy yet–here’s hoping the color looks as good as we wanted! Fanfare, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award speeches, and other selected content can all be linked to from the table of contents posted on the website. I hope everybody had good holidays. Mine were a blur […]

>Claire Takes a Bite

>out of New Moon.