Sunday, June 28, 2015


Elli Woollard’s top 10 re-imagined fairytales.  From The Guardian. 

30 LGBTQIA-Positive Children’s Books That’ll Teach Kids How Beautifully Diverse The World Is.  From Bustle.

Movie Alert: 'Paper Towns'.  From PW.

College Declines Student’s Request to “Eradicate” Acclaimed Graphic Novels from Campus.  From Electric Lit.

Why I Teach Diverse Literature.  From The Toast.

Read an excerpt from new Rick Riordan.  From USA Today.

A look at how the "Family Place" library program is transforming libraries.  From PW.

Where are the children's books with girls in trousers? From The Guardian.

Here's the one word John Green regrets using in 'Paper Towns'.  From USA Today.

Teacher who read gay-themed fairy tale in class resigns after protest.  From Los Angeles Times.

Q & A with Kate Beaton.  From PW.

Meet “Bitch Planet,” your new “bold, beautiful, and baaaad” subversive feminist comic obsession.  From Salon.

Can You Guess The Children’s Book From One Sentence?  From BuzzFeed.

An Ode to School Librarians.  From BookRiot.

RJ Palacio: what is kindness?  From The Guardian.

Jules Feiffer Never Loved His Illustrations For 'The Phantom Tollbooth'.  From The Huffington Post.

Friday, June 26, 2015


Landman, Grill Win 2015 Carnegie, Greenaway Medals in U.K.  From PW.

Carnegie winner Landman condemns library closures.  From The Bookseller.

The Case for a Happy Ending.  From PW.

'Looking for Alaska' Taps Rebecca Thomas to Direct.  From The Hollywood Reporter.
Harry Potter Book Night coming back in 2016.  From Entertainment Weekly.

Why this is a golden age for children's literature.  From The Independent.

The making of a graphic novel.  From PW.

JK Rowling reveals why the Dursleys dislike Harry Potter so much.  From The Guardian. 

Books On Buses: New program helps get books to Roanoke children.  From WDBJ7.

Author Brewer Announces Gender Transition.  From PW.

Selfies, sex and body image – the revolution in books for teenage girls.  From The Guardian. 

English Class in Common Core Era: ‘Tom Sawyer’ and Court Opinions.  From The New York Times.

Cut to the Core: Education Reform and Libraries.  From PW.
If Hollywood won't feature modern superheroines then it's up to YA fiction.  From The Guardian. 

Four authors give the best responses to their Internet critics.  From Entertainment Weekly.

Not Catching Fire: 21 YA adaptations that failed to launch franchises.  From The AV Club.

The Story Of Nancy Drew, Once Far More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know.  From The Huffington Post.
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