My friend Lori of Emerald City Books posted a blog discussion; What is a children's book? This post really got me thinking.
I have seen various arguments on Twitter and in my bookish Facebook groups about which books would be appropriate for someone of a certain age. While many people simply post great titles and authors that they would recommend to that generic age range, some immediately jump in and comment why they think a specific book isn't appropriate for that specific age.
It's amazing to me how quickly these comment threads can spiral...
So here are some of my thoughts about labeling books as children's books.
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