News to Wake Your Brain Cells – August 13


16 books for Canadian kids and young adults to read in summer 2021 – CBC

Eloise Greenfield, late children’s book author, inspired generations of Black writers and readers – NBC

Hungary restricts sales of LGBT-themed children’s books – RTE

No more children’s books by celebrities – Gawker

Where are the fat children in picture books? – Book Riot

Who Jason Reynolds writes his best-sellers for – The New Yorker


After a Temple librarian died, coworkers said the sick-leave policy ‘ran her into the ground’ – The Philadelphia Inquirer

ALA partners with Communities for Immunity to boost vaccine confidence – ALA News

An inflection point for libraries – Publishers Weekly


10 best teen TV shows based on books – ScreenRant

The best new YA books starring female athletes – Book Riot