News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Oct 25

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

11 witch books for kids of all ages – Brightly

16 children’s books about space to inspire NASA’s tiniest fleet – Romper

Halloween reading for kids – WUWF

How Raina Telgemeier faces her fear – The New York Times

PBS adapts Meltzer’s biographies for young readers – Publisher’s Weekly

Q & A with Eoin Colfer – Publisher’s Weekly

Ursula K. Le Guin’s playful and profound letter-poem to children about the power of books and why we read – Brainpickings

LIBRARIES

From wizards to mentoring, Allegheny County’s public libraries are vital, sometimes noisy spaces – Public Source

Madison Library system considers end to overdue fines – Wisconsin State Journal

YA LIT

8 differences between Hulu’s Looking for Alaska and the original novel – PopSugar

14 high school students share the one book they think their entire generation should read – CBC

Jeff Smith’s award-winning comic book series BONE acquired for Netflix series – Broadway World

Knowing a young brown person might listen and feel less alone: the narrative life of Priya Ayyar – Booklist Reader

Looking for Alaska isn’t the book you read as a teen – and it’s not trying to be – Mashable

October 2019 Debut YA Novels – Stacked

There may be more than a year between His Dark Materials Seasons 1 and 2 – Tor

Young adult books roundup – reviews – The Guardian