News to Wake Your Brain Cells Feb. 7


10 children’s books to read this winter, reviewed by kids – Time

12 children’s books for Black History Month to read all year long, according to GoodReads – Romper

18 stunningly beautiful children’s books for storytime – Book Riot

Acclaimed author Nikki Grimes speaks about children’s literacy at Hubbs Conference – University of St. Thomas

The best books to read your children in 2020, from Julie Donaldson’s ‘The Go-Away Bird’ to the Dalai Lama’s ‘The Seed of Compassion’ – Independent

The best children’s books to celebrate Black History Month – Parenting

The best Valentine’s Day children’s books 2020 – Today

Children’s books round-up: A book for kids to deal with loss of a pet – Irish Times

The most anticipated children’s and YA books of spring 2020 – Publishers Weekly


20 Sapphic YA releases to look forward to in 2020 – The Nerd Daily

Barnes & Noble suspended their “diverse books” cover initiative after backlash – Teen Vogue

February 2020 YA releases to TBR – Book Riot

Q & A with Elana K. Arnold – Publishers Weekly

Stamping out racism with Jason Reynolds – Publishers Weekly

Why you shouldn’t censor your teen’s reading (even the sex and violence) – Washington Post