News to Wake Your Brain Cells – July 10


Children’s books must be diverse, or kids will grow up believing white is superior – The Conversation

Children’s Institute 2020: Big Kids’ Books for Summer/Fall 2020 – Publishers Weekly

Children’s literature as ‘seed work’ – Penn Today

David Walliams accused of fatshaming and classism in children’s books – The Independent

Diversifying your home library can help you raise an anti-racist child – MSN

Frog and Toad and Me – Slate

Marvel and Scholastic to launch all-new line of original graphic novels for young readers – Marvel


Head of public library service resigns after controversy over qualifications – CBC

Library Director Paula Kiely Retiring – Urban Milwaukee

Madison libraries could see hours, staff, branch cuts due to budget shortfalls from coronavirus – Channel3000


10 powerful books about being black in America for teens and young adults – Business Insider

All the new young adult SFF books arriving in July – Tor

July 2020 book releases: YA – The Nerd Daily