Certain blogs can be relied on to provide great kidlit video content, but none so well as BookMoot. Recently this site has been bringing us everything from fan videos of books to an "Artemis Fowl" bit o’ info. Here’s an oddly sweet Harry Potter Vs. Percy Jackson homemade movie, simply charming in its fake British accents and gigantic suburban homes.
This one’s for the bloggers and the authors. From Jane Yolen I was sent this little bit of warning about the dangers of not copyediting your work. Due to the fact that this blog doesn’t have spellcheck (at least, not on a Mac) you can imagine how much I enjoyed this piece.
And finally, for our regular off-topic vid, a little something I like to call, Why You Should Never Trust Wikipedia.
Fun Fact/Nepotism Deluxe: I’m friends with the silver robot guy.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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