Today Show Snubs Award-Winning Kid’s Book Authors

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Book cover images L-R: Delacorte, Roaring Brook, Gallery presses. Mashup: Kate Miller

Dear Today Show: Do not piss off children’s book authors. They are geeky, they write well, and they have the moral high ground.

This week, the the Today show is learning this lesson. On Monday the American Library Association announced that Clare Vanderpool has won the 2011 Newbery Award, and Erin Stead took the Caldecott Medal. As all GeekMoms are legally and ethically required to know, these two awards are our best navigational aids when sailing in the sea of children’s books. They are the North Star.

[Read the rest of this story by Kate Miller at our companion site, GeekMom.Com.

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