News to Wake Your Brain Cells – July 30

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

22 dinosaur books every budding Ross Gellar will love – Motherly

The latest target of Hong Kong’s crackdown: children’s books – The New York Times

Notable 2021 children’s book follow-ups, sequels, and companion books – 100 Scope Notes

Picture books for children – reviews – The Guardian

Target collaborates with children’s book author Christian Robinson – StarTribune

These modern children’s books about princesses are inspiring – Romper

LIBRARIES

Activist who helped desegregate Birmingham library dies – Westport News

Are UK public libraries heading in a new direction? – OUPBlog

Censorship Scholar on book bans and Critical Race Theory – NPR

How do rural libraries serve patrons? – Book Riot

Saving libraries: it’s a critical time for funding legislation – Information Today

YA LIT

17 YA books that will make you shed a tear every time – Yahoo!

21 YA novels with disabled and chronically ill characters – BuzzFeed News

Over 40 complaints made about ‘unsuitable’ books on English curriculum – The Irish Times

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