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June 25, 2010

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Amy @ My Friend Amy

Thanks for all your support of book bloggers, Jennifer!

Lisa

Great article!

Jfmailander

Out of curiosity, how did you feel about appearing in an article that purported to be about "book bloggers" but only mentioned women?

Liz B

It's a great article!

But I confess -- having been part of the children's/young adult book bloggers conference, now going on four years, it's a bit frustrating to see all this talk of "first" with no mention, ever, of childrens/young adult book blogs or bloggers. It's not just in LA Times; its in other places, as well, including people who, well, do know that the kidlitosphere exists.

Book Club Girl

Liz, I can completely understand your frustration. Have you reached out to Carolyn to see if she'd be interested in writing something about the Kidlitosphere? It's an impressive group and I was glad to learn more about it at your ALA panel. Would love to talk more about this with you off-blog.

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