Room on the Broom Movie

Room on the Broom was nominated for an Oscar for best animated short film this year.  Based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the film is great fun to watch. 

It’s available right now on Hulu for free, but it expires in the next five days.  Enjoy it while you can!

Paddington Trailer

The official teaser trailer for Paddington has arrived with just a glimpse of the beloved bear.  But even with that little peek, I want to take him home, jam sandwiches and all:


2014 BEA Editor Buzz Books

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The committees have selected the books for the 2014 BEA Editor Buzz panels.  Here are the book on the YA and Middle Grade Buzz lists:

YA Buzz Books

The Jewel Lies We Tell Ourselves The Walled City

I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil

The Jewel by Amy Ewing

King Dork Approximately by Frank Portman

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

The Walled City by Ryan Graudin


Middle Grade Buzz Books

Life of Zarf: The Trouble with Weasels 

Life of Zarf by Rob Harrell

Pennyroyal Academy by M.A. Larson

The Truth about Twinkle Pie by Kat Yeh

The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill

Zoo at the Edge of the World by Eric Kahn Gale