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On Saturday, December 1, Horn Book reviewer and all around Great Guy Thom Barthelmess is going to be leading his annual CaldeNOTT Award discussion here at Simmons, sponsored by the Horn Book and the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature. The CaldeNOTT, invented by Thom, applies the Caldecott terms and criteria to books ineligible for the Caldecott Medal itself because their illustrators are not U.S. citizens or residents. So all those beautiful picture books from foreign lands and peoples can get some love and attention, which, as my psychiatrist told me just this morning, we all need.

Registration for this program is free but strictly limited; in fact, we only have about five more spaces available. If you would like to fill one of them and will swear on whatever is holiest to you to show up, then email me at rsutton at hbook dot com and I will send you the list of contenders and directions to the super-secret spot where copies can be perused. The program will run from 10:00AM to approximately 1:00PM.

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.

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