News to Wake Your Brain Cells – May 28


7 new picture books that celebrate Asian heritage – Kirkus

Are children’s books becoming more diverse? New research reveals persistent bias – UChicago News

Children’s books commemorate 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre – Publishers Weekly

Eric Carle, author of beloved children’s books including The Very Hungry Caterpillar, dies at 91 – Time

The future is feminist: 10 books to start your feminist children’s library at home – Ms.

These 15 children’s books will help you talk about depression – Romper


Countering Anti-Asian hate – American Libraries

How public libraries are part of the solution to food insecurity – Shareable

What’s more punk than teens screaming in a public library? – NPR


23 new LGBTQ+ YA books to add to your 2021 reading list – PRIDE

How TikTok got this YA author a six-figure book deal – Bustle

Noteworthy YA series comes to an end this season – Publishers Weekly

Why the YA dystopia craze finally burned out – Polygon

YA author A.S. King lost her child. She’s still trying to save all the others – Vanity Fair