>Happy birthday,

>Harper Lee! Listen to a mockingbird in her honor.
Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton

Editor Emeritus Roger Sutton was editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc., from 1996-2021. 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 MA in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a BA from Pitzer College in 1978.

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>Hi Roger -
Just saw Obama's first 100 days Facebook-style and thought you might like: http://www.slate.com/id/2217225/

Posted : Apr 30, 2009 04:01


>for 367 more mockingbirds explore this:
mahvelous resource!

Posted : Apr 29, 2009 01:43


>That was splendid, thanks.

Posted : Apr 28, 2009 09:29

Julie Larios

>Well, that was great fun - mockingbirds from California to Tennessee to Baja to the Galapagos! Thanks, Roger.

I just got the audio book of Sissy Spacek reading To Kill a Mockingbird and recommend it whole-heartedly.

Posted : Apr 28, 2009 05:36



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