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Mr. Schu

John Schu (AKA Mr. Schu) is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs. Every day is a giant book party for this teacher-librarian! In fact, Library Journal named him "The Xtreme Librarian" for the high level of exertion — along with some gears and stunts — he uses to get kids reading, and Instructor Magazine named him a Cool Teacher for redefining what it means to be a teacher-librarian. John served on the 2014 Newbery committee, which named the title Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures "the most distinguished contribution to children's literature."  John is one of the contributors to The Creativity Project: An Awesomeatastic Story Collection and blogs daily at He also co-edits the Reader Leader blog. Find him on Twitter - @MrSchuReads

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