I liked The Hunger Games as much as the next person, but is this really necessary? Mockingjay will be split into two movies. From Time Magazine.
Which of course leads us to ask, where will they split it? From EW.
Yay! More middle grade and picture books coming from Neil Gaiman! From PW.
'No Child Left Behind' whittled down by White House. From The New York Times.
Author Elizabeth Fama has some issues with how bloggers deal with ARCs. Thoughts?
Children in today's books are more likely to be parentless or abandoned. From The Guardian.
Also from The Guardian, why teens in books can't swear.
A couple from Flavorwire: The 20 most beautiful children's books of all times and adorable photos of kids reading.
PW's Best Books for Summer.
The issue of conferences and ARCs. Who should the ARCs be going to? I agree that it's an issue. Some of the lines I saw at ALA were crazy, and I saw plenty of very rude ARC grabbing. From PW.
John Green: Why books beat iPad apps. From USA Today.
Why girls love witches. From The Guardian.
Huzzah! It's nice to be supported. ALA adopts resolution supporting school libraries. From SLJ.