News to Wake Your Brain Cells – March 26


30 AAPI books for kids of all ages – Chicago Parent

Books about consent and bodily autonomy for kids and teens – HuffPost

From awareness to acceptance: 10 children’s books that accurately portray what it is to be autistic – PBS SoCal

Illustrators build a bridge for young readers, says artist James Ransome – NPR

Stop Asian hate book lists and resources – The Children’s Book Council

Thai, Texas roots major influence on award-winning author of children’s books – Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Wisconsin public school libraries to receive $39 million – WKOW


Black girl magic comes to life in these 15 mystical YA books – PopSugar

How crying on TikTok sells books – The New York Times

Teen girls of color in YA historical fiction – Book Riot

YA thrillers starring marginalized teens – Book Riot