News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Dec. 4


The 25 best children’s books of 2020 – New York Times

American Indians in Children’s Literature Best Books of 2020 – AICL

Best children’s and teens books of 2020 – The Guardian

Canadian illustrator Julie Flett’s books reveal the truth about modern Indigenous life – NBC News

Cozy up for story time with these delightful picture books – The Christian Science Monitor

Disney+’s Black Beauty: biggest differences to the book – Screen Rant

Empowering children’s books remind Black sons “They Are Every Good Thing” – My Modern Met

NPR’s Book Concierge Picks for Kids’ Books – NPR


Amazon under pressure to lift ban on e-book library sales – The Hill

As libraries fight for access to e-books, a new copyright champion emerges – Fortune

From food pantries to parking lot wi-fi, public libraries evolve during COVID-19 pandemic – Chicago Tribune

I miss libraries but most of all I miss browsing the stacks – Daily Beast

New research explores how public libraries can best combat misinformation – Public Libraries

Public libraries can help companies survive the Coronavirus crisis – Forbes

Why are Chicago Public Libraries still open amid soaring Covid rates? – Book Riot

‘Words Matter’: Why the UC Berkeley Library is embracing another term for ‘Illegal Aliens’ – Patch


Penguin Random House to buy Simon & Schuster – Book Riot

Publishers announce plans for dozens of new imprints in 2020 – BookWeb


10 new YA books to put on your wishlist – Book Riot

New releases for the rest of 2020 – Rich in Color

NPR’s Book Concierge Picks for Young Adult – NPR