News to Wake Your Brain Cells – May 21


8 spring picture books for children – many by Minnesota artists and writers – StarTribune

10 great books for young gamers – Book Riot

16 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) children’s books – NYMetroParents

The book I wrote was just banned. Now I’m fighting to get it to every kid I can. – HuffPost

Breaking up with your favorite racist childhood classic books – The Washington Post


25 of the greatest queer YA books to add to your summer reading list – PopSugar

The best YA novels to read this summer – Entertainment Weekly

Film based on young adult novel explores justice system through Black teen’s eyes – CBS