A call for more teen and YA books to be set in the Middle East to help young people understand the complexities of conflict. From The Guardian.
PW and the Obamas: Meeting Up at Politics & Prose to Buy Books.
In Wayzata, Minnesota, a school spies on its students. From boingboing.
School Library Renaissance in MA School District. From SLJ.
9 Adorable Kids Talk About Why Books Are The Best. From BuzzFeed.
Why Louisa May Alcott's Morality Still Resonates With Readers. From The Huffington Post.
My inspiration: Satoshi Kitamura on why he loves Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy and manga. From The Guardian.
Unbroken: The Movie, the Book, and Standout World War II Readalikes. From SLJ.
Mockingjay and feminism: The new Hunger Games movie envisions a future where women run the world. From Slate.
Publisher changes titles after seven-year-old girl’s complaint. From The Guardian.
The reality behind Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' books. From LA Times.
Q&A with Nick Lake. From PW.
Books the pass the Bechdel test. From SLJ.
14 Facts About 'Anne of Green Gables' Author L.M. Montgomery. From Mental_Floss.