For reasons he does not understand, Lewis Black reads Goodnight Moon. And it is amazing. From WHAM 1180.
Stop the insulting classic books recovered for "teen girl appeal." From The Huffington Post.
Between violence and tenderness: Aristotle and Dante author Saenz talks to SLJ.
Well, I don't know how much I agree with this article that the second book in Marie Lu's Legend series was able to beat the "middle child syndrome." I was not a huge fan. From Los Angels Times.
Katerine Applegate on winning the Newbery. From PW.
Jon Klassen on winning the Caldecott. From PW.
Nick Lake on winning the Printz. From PW.
These are awful! Cautionary tales for children from yesteryear. Horrifying. From Mental Floss.
Almost time for the SLJ Battle of the Kid's Books!
Kate Winslet is in talks for a role in the Divergent movie. From EW.
In other movie news, Neil Gaiman's Graveyard Book is becoming a movie, and Stephanie Meyer, yes, that Stephanie Meyer, is gong to produce Anna Dressed in Blood.
Adorable children from the 80s recommending books. So cute! From the hairpin.
ALA Midwinter 2013 in pictures. From SLJ
12 famous writers who also wrote for children. From Mental Floss.
The Caldecott Medal turns 75. From NPR.
Well if Pew is saying so it must be true - library's still vital. From Los Angels Times.
The life-changing power of The Outsiders. From NPR.