News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Sept. 25


15 children’s books that celebrate the beauty of black hair – PopSugar

Announcing the 2020 CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Award winners – The Children’s Book Council

Authors hope 2020 turns the page in push for diverse children’s books – Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The best books featuring Black children in the outdoors – Outside

Sam McBratney, author of popular children’s book ‘Guess How Much I Love You,’ dies at 77 – USA Today


The fog of implicit bias – Library Journal

How libraries are writing a new chapter during the pandemic – National Geographic


10 atmospheric YA novels to curl up with this fall – Book Riot

20 young-adult books that are perfect for fans of romantic comedies – Insider

Identity policing in YA: Becky Albertalli’s heartfelt coming out essay opens up an important conversation – The Mary Sue

NYPL’s new reading list “125 Books We Love for Teens” is a YA dream – Time Out

Young adult books round-up – The Guardian