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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.



  1. Monica Edinger says:

    >”This” like Facebook is blocked here at Dalton. Sigh. Will have to wait to view when I get home. (Would it be within the Newbery age-range, I wonder?)

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >Monica, they’re publishing a Sex and the City spinoff for kids. I don’t know how this kind of trend-chasing works–SATC was the hot thing years ago and the movie has already disappeared. What kids will care?

  3. >What took HC so long? I would have thought this would have been in the works months ago. Next: a clothing line.

  4. Brenda Ferber says:

    >In the realm of things that make me sick…
    My kids went to a Bat Mitzvah last year for a girl named Lexi, and the theme of her party was Lex and the City.

  5. Library Mermaid says:

    >Can we “Just say no” like the sex ed commercials?

  6. >OMG! Agree! My TWENTY something friends think of that as an “old lady” movie (I’m 43.) Plus, don’t they already have this? It’s called Gossip Girl and it’s awesome.

  7. >I always thought series like The Gossip Girl and The A-list were influenced by SATC–upperclass young women, materialism, urban settings, drinking and partying. So Bushnell may be too late. I wonder if teen readers won’t see a YA SATC as adult castoffs.

  8. >Save it. I’m waiting for the board books.

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