Sunday, January 4, 2015
Children’s Literature 2014: The Year in Miscellanea. From SLJ.
Fifty libraries have closed in the UK this year. From The Bookseller.
The 15 Best Works of Fiction by Black Authors in 2014. From The Root.
Jacqueline Woodson On Growing Up, Coming Out And Saying Hi To Strangers. From NPR.
Teaching “Black Lives Matter." From SLJ.
Winnie the Pooh illustration by EH Shepard sells for over £300,000 at auction. From The Independent.
Gender representation in 2014 LGBT YA novels. It's on the rise! From Diversity in YA.
Rainbow Rowell announces ‘Fangirl’ spinoff ‘Carry On.' From Hypable.
7 Reasons Why 'Harry Potter' and 'Lord of the Rings' Should Be Required Reading in School. From The Huffington Post.
‘Highland Park Kids Read’ Takes on Censorship Battle in TX School District. From SLJ.
Where Are All the LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Ed Books? From Reality Check.
Gene Luen Yang discusses a mistake he made in his latest novel, The Shadow Hero. From Diversity in YA.