Connecticut's School Librarians seek stakeholder support. From SLJ.
Beyond blood: what The Hunger Games can teach tweens. From Time.
Inside stories of memorable books. From PW.
The Common Core's absurd new reading guidelines. From New Republic.
When it comes to writing, Matt de la Pena puts teenagers first. From The Spokesman-Review.
Coming soon: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Don't recognize that red-haired female elf on the movie poster? That would be because she's not in the book. From PW.
75-year-old kid's book by Gertrude Stein. From NPR.
More Harry Potter stamps revealed! From Today.com.
I disagree with this a lot. If your child is too young for a book, don't read it to them until they're old enough. Rather than editing the book to make it conform to your personal beliefs, have a conversation with your child about sections of the book you find troubling, or that don't coincide with your family values. Child-Proofing Harry Potter. From The New York Times.
13 young adult movie adaptations to look for. From GotachaMovies.
After dystopia, what's next? From The Christian Science Monitor.
SLJ reviews The Book Thief film.
NCAC honors YA author Sherman Alexie as defender of free speech. From SLJ.
S.E. Hinton in the Twitter age. From The New Yorker.
Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere back in New Mexico's Alamogordo High School. From SLJ.
Judy Blume's books are getting some trendy new book covers. From Entertainment Weekly.