News to Wake Your Brain Cells Dec 13


20 2020 middle grade books to have on your radar – Teen Librarian Toolbox

American Indians in Children’s Literature Best Books of 2019 – AICL

Best children’s books of 2019: the year’s best aviation and space-themed books for young readers – Air & Space

Children’s books round-up: a picture book which is the perfect gift – The Irish Times

Eloise children’s book series acquired by MRC – The Hollywood Reporter

The ten best children’s books of 2019 – Smithsonian


Amid outcry, Seattle Public Library weighs decision to provide venue for ‘radical feminist’ event criticized as anti-trans – The Seattle Times

Britain has closed almost 800 libraries since 2010, figures show – The Guardian

State Library Victoria’s triumphant redesign: it’s not just about books, but community – The Guardian


10 of the best genre-blending young adult novels of the year – Book Riot

55 of the best queer books of 2019 – Autostraddle

Best young adult science fiction, fantasy and horror of 2019 – Tor

YA books about interracial dating drama – Book Riot