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O’Dell Award, Sendak Museum, Beatrix Potter, Cleary’s 100th Birthday News

Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction Named: Laura Amy Schlitz’s The Hired Girl was named the 2016 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction recipient. Read more about the book and the award at School Library Journal: http://www.slj.com/2016/01/industry-news/why-the-hired-girl-won-the-2016-odell-award/#_ . New Maurice … Continue reading

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Sendak Exhibit at SF Disney Family Museum

Fans of children’s author Maurice Sendak will want to check out the special exhibit, “Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” that is running May 23 – July 7, 2013 at the Disney Family Museum, 104 Montgomery St., Presidio … Continue reading

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Review of the Week

In memory of the late Maurice Sendak: Sendak, Maurice. Bumble-Ardy. Maurice Sendak, Illus.  Pic. Bk. HarperCollins, 2011. [32]p. $17.95 978-0-06-205198-1. OUTSTANDING.  GRADES PRE-3 Loosely based on an animated short film made for TV’s Sesame Street in 1971, Sendak’s newest picture … Continue reading

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Caldecott Medalist Maurice Sendak Dies

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” died early Tuesday. He was 83. Longtime friend and caretaker Lynn Caponera … Continue reading

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