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>The Fatal Detour

>While we never did make it to Disneyland, we did not go hungry.

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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. >”The Happiest Place on Earth” takes many forms

  2. >:-)

    There’s no blogging on vacation!

  3. Anonymous says:

    >You could at least have brought back some mouse ears. It’s not like we ask for much around here.

  4. >Love their burgers. But the fries? Eh.


  5. Gregory K. says:

    >Lisa — don’t go dissing the only vegetable someone very dear to me ever eats! I admit I also quite like their fries, though once or twice feel like I got a batch pulled out from the fat+calorie free oil a bit too soon. Then again, when judging this, keep in mind that I would rather spend a day in an in-n-out drivethrough line than at Disneyland….

  6. Roger Sutton says:

    >Gregory is right, our fries were paler than I recall them being thirty years ago. But the double-double was as perfect in consumption as it was in recollection.

  7. >oh Lisa, I love their fries. And I tell myself they’re healthy because I see them peel the potatoes. No calories that way.
    We have an In n Out in Carlsbad. Next time you’re down this way I will treat you to a double order.

  8. >You Mid-Atlantic dwellers can now have the next best thing. Five Guys. I am not kidding. I am as big an In n Out junkie as anyone, but Five Guys is 90% as good. Oh, dear, I’m salivating just thinking about it, and it’s only 9:30.

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