News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Sept 24


Charlie and Lola author Lauren Child says children’s books should be taken seriously – The Guardian

Jason Reynolds extends term as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature – Publishers Weekly

Netflix lands golden ticket by buying Roald Dahl estate – BBC News

Remembering Ramona and Beverly Cleary’s attention to childhood emotions – Los Angeles Review of Books

A storybook romance – On Wisconsin

Sydney Taylor’s All-of-a-Kind Family revolutionized Jewish children’s literature – Aish


Name calling, property damage: public librarians harassed over vaccine mandate enforcement – Hawaii News Now


13 funny Twitter responses to the idea of rating YA books – Book Riot

Amazon is adapting Charlie Jane Anders’ Victories Greater Than Death – Tor

Creepy fun: 35 new YA horror books to devour – Book Riot

Haunted houses and magic brownies: new young adult SFF/H September & October 2021 – Tor

In defense of unlikable girls in YA books – Epic Reads