News to Wake Your Brain Cells – September 10

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

17 children’s books by Latinx authors worth adding to your kid’s bookshelf – PopSugar

41 Canadian picture books to watch for in fall 2021 – CBC

Children who read regularly more likely to do better in school and in life – WTMJ

Lauren Tarshis’s ‘I Survived’ series for kids tackles hard topics like 9/11, war and disasters – OC Register

LIBRARIES

Abolitionist library workers want library access for all. That begins with getting cops out. – In These Times

Boston Public Library hit by cyberattack – NBC 10

New PLA survey illustrates critical digital role played by public libraries – Publishers Weekly

Save Our Libraries: ‘libraries should be communal living rooms for people across Scotland’ – The Scotsman

T-shirt asking, ‘What’s more punk than the public library?’ raises $100K for D.C. branch – The Washington Post

Why have libraries gone fine-free the past few years? – Intellectual Freedom Blog

YA LIT

12 best dystopian books for teens – Cultured Vultures

Confessions of a vintage young adult book reader – Arizona Public Media

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