Who says childrens' librarians are stick-in-the-muds?

All the American Library Association awards have been announced, the recipients toasted and feted and fussed over. Everyone has decamped from ALA, and the aisles have been swept. Roger Sutton, a member of the Caldecott committee this year, has put up his wonderful home-made podcast of the early, early morning as the committee gathered together in high spirits to phone the award winners. My favorite bit: committee member Eileen Abramson, head of Children’s Services at the LA public library on how she felt: “I haven't made anyone that happy in the morning since my honeymoon,” she said.

Check out the rest on Roger Sutton’s podcast. He does so love being a bad boy.

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