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>Hands Across the Wire

>Betsy Bird, aka Fuse #8, did us the very great favor of reviewing The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.

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. >Oh! Betsy! We all owe you cupcakes. Or something stronger.

  2. >Roger, the heading “fawn-like naivete” says it all. (And by the way, in the photo for your previous post, I thought you were your father.)

  3. victoria thorne design says:

    >Along with the cupcakes (und schnapps?), I think we owe Betsy a big fat bretzel brochen. She has said it well. (I think she must get no more than two hours sleep a night, she has so much she gets done. Amazing.)

  4. Cindy Dobrez says:

    >I loathed this book enough to never want to see the movie. Glad Betsy took one for the team. I’ll help frost the cupcakes–we can put the schnapps in the frosting.

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