While Texas pageant queens weep (carefully)

Texas queens

I feel like we should send this guy a copy of this book.

One of these things is not like the others

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It was funny to see this bookshelf in a bookstore at the Houston airport, even funnier after our recent discussions here about the canon, and after my TLA panel circling around the same topic. On Wednesday afternoon, Betty Carter, Sally Miculek, Lauren Wohl, and I entertained all kinds of questions about The Classics: what are […]

>Back from TLA,

>and man, I do love those Texas librarians (notable exceptions aside). Forthright and friendly in nature, enthusiastic and smart about books. Although our booth was down by the clothing and jewelry department (which I’ll never understand: “What, this? Just a little thing I picked up at the librarians’ convention.”) I was kept plenty busy, but […]

>Houston, you have a problem.

>I will be in Houston for the Texas Library Association meeting this week. Unless you are a demonic rabbit or a cranky illustrator, come find me at the Horn Book booth all day Wednesday and on Thursday morning.