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The 2018 Cybils Finalists! | Cybils Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 National Jewish Book Awards

John Burningham, children’s author and illustrator, dies aged 82 –

Kid Lit For Trans Rights Launches

Kids’ Next List for Winter 2018-2019 |

Read To Me: 14 Best Children’s Books About Books


Americans are happier in states that spend more on libraries… –

At libraries, drag queen story hours draw big crowds . . . and lawsuits

How the Chicago Public Library Is Bringing Story Time to the Laundromat

I Love Being a Librarian Because: Top Reasons Why Librarians Love Their Job | Princh Blog

#BookishQouteOfTheDay #Books #Reading


The Guardian – Your Favourite Independent Bookshops –

Here’s More Proof That Women Made Illuminated Manuscripts Too 

Reading with preschool children boosts language by eight months

These Heroes Are Saving Black Feminist Classics by Putting Them on Wheels

What we gain from keeping books – and why it doesn’t need to be ‘joy’

A woman turned her 110-year-old dead tree into a for the neighborhood, and it looks magical  –


25 Awesome 2019 Queer YA Books to Preorder Right Now

50 YA Books That Should Be Added to Your 2019 TBR ASAP

All the New Young Adult SFF Books Coming Out in January!

Arwen Elys Dayton on the Future, Human Modification, and Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful | Bookish

Finding New Definitions Of Strength With Roshani Chokshi In THE GILDED WOLVES

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“Harshly” Judging Islamophobia –

Irish children’s books enjoying a new ‘golden age’

Newly Updated! Understanding Transgender with LGBTQ Books for Kids via

Telling Her Story: Picture Books about 99 Real-Life Mighty Girls…


NPR – Why Millions Of Kids Can’t Read, And What Better Teaching Can Do About It


“2018 Proved Black Kids Read (And White Kids Read Books With Black Leads)” by

Entertainment Weekly – Best Comics of 2018 –

Paste – The 10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2019

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Children’s Publishers Choose Their Favorite Reads of 2018

Diversity in Children’s Books Isn’t Radical – Romper –


8 Things I Learned Behind the Circulation Desk via

Can’t find your favourite e-book at the library? This might be why | CBC News

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Pooh was so wise... ~


19 2019 Middle Grade Books To Have On Your Radar — Teen Librarian Toolbox

Publishers Weekly – Q & A with Gennifer Choldenko

Winter 2019’s Best Children’s and Middle Grade Books | Bookish

A Reader's Comic - Writers Write Creative Blog


Library on the Border Acts as Haven for Immigrant Families » Public Libraries Online

A millennial’s view of the value of a public library

Northwest Iowa Man Charged For Burning LGBTQ Library Books


Big Girl, You Are Beautiful: Six Post-Dumplin’ Reads

Winter 2019’s Can’t-Miss Young Adult Books | Bookish

Winter 2019’s Most-Anticipated Young Adult Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Bookish


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Giant Library #literature #books #reading #reader #art #drawing #illustration #booklovers #bookart #sofa #cat #librarylove #librarylovers


2018 Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Awards – State Library of Ohio

His bestselling book Guess How Much I Love You is only 400 words long but took six months to complete… –

Independent – Something for every bookworm: Top 50 children’s books of the year –

“The magic really comes to life.” Stack Overflow: Get Into the Holiday Spirit With These 7 Picture Books via

Moms start companies to fill demand for Spanish-language children’s books

NYPL’s 2018 Best Books for Kids

School Library Journal’s Top 10 Graphic Novels | 2018

The Story Of Barefoot Books And Its Mission To Nurture Young Readers

This is the most important lesson to teach your child if you want them to succeed

Understanding Immigration and the Refugee Experience through Picture Books


Appreciating the ‘powerful good’ of the public library

Denver Public Library nixes overdue fines to increase visits

Should Book Choices Be Private? Harold Washington Library Patron Calls For Change


14 Young Adult Authors Reveal Their Favorite YA Books Of The Year

BookRiot – 5 Hugely Underrated Diverse YA Fantasy Books

BookRiot – The Best Queer Books of 2018

Bustle – These Are The 25 YA Books From 2018 That Every Bustle Reader Should Pick Up

In Love With Teen Lit: Remembering The ‘Paperback Crush’ Of The ’80s And ’90s

NYPL’s 2018 Best Books for Teens

Paste’s 30 Best Young Adult Novels of 2018

Victoria Schwab’s City of Ghosts to Be Adapted for Television

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The 10 Best YA and Kids’ Books of 2018

25 Wondrous And Festive Christmas Books for Kids

50 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books for Kids

Alison Lester wins the $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Literature

Bookstore’s Tweet On The Sale Of A Children’s Book After 27 Years Goes Viral

Children’s and teens roundup: the best new picture books and novels

Netflix to adapt Roald Dahl classics to small screen

The Picture Books That Defined 2018 & What They Say About Us

PW’s African-American Interest Young Readers’ Titles, 2018–2019

Rest Easy Knowing ‘Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse’ Does Miles Morales Solid Justice – Black Nerd Problems

Romper: The Gender Gap In Children’s Books Is Way Worse Than You Think


Tablet – The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2018

Wanda Gág awarded Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award | News, Sports, Jobs – The Journal

Washington Post’s best children’s books of 2018


Chester’s award-winning library is at the heart of a cultural transformation

The Competitive Book Sorters Who Spread Knowledge Around New York


Author of The Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo accepts the 2018 National Book Award

The B&N Teen bloggers’ 50 favorite YA books of 2018.

Booklist: Read-a-Likes for Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy – The Hub

BookRiot – 2019 YA Books Starring Queer Girls

Epic Reads – Best YA Books 2018: The 50 Top New Books to Read in 2018

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50 Must-Read Historical Fiction Picture Books

Children’s Books That Tackle Anti-Semitism And Difference

New York Times – Stories for Kids About Heroic Young Refugees

Perspective | I wanted my kids to love books. So why did I stop reading them myself?

Why political books for kids are more popular than ever – and six you should definitely read


9 Next-Level LIBRARY FEATURES That You Didn’t Know Existed In Singapore

Mom’s Library Visit vs Four-Year-Old’s Library Visit

What Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood and Libraries Have in Common


25 YA Books To Add To Your Winter TBR

Claire Legrand on the Importance of Feminist Horror | Bookish

The Poet X wins The 2018 National Book Award for young people’s literature :

PW Teen Spring Flings: Romance Novels 2019 –

What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA November and December 2018 — Teen Librarian Toolbox

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12 Picture Books That Showcase Native Voices, from via :

30 Thanksgiving Books for the Little Ones In Your Life

Debating the Best Way to Teach a Child to Read –

The Everlasting Joy of Terrifying Children – The Atlantic

“I feel strongly that by reading with your child, by the simple act of holding them close while you read to them, you let them know that you care for them, have time for them and love them.” –

LGBT+ people erased from books in Russia with ‘gay propaganda’ law | Reuters

‘Nostalgia’ wins Children’s Book of the Year award for Arabic Children’s Literature Awards

Royal Mint rejected Roald Dahl coin over antisemitic views

The Soviet Children’s Books That Broke the Rules of Propaganda


After man burns LGBTQ children’s books, donations to Orange City library skyrocket

New Calgary Public Library opens – 660 CITYNEWS


12 Books to Read If You Loved ‘The Hate U Give’

Epic Reads Partners with Emma Roberts’s Book Club on ‘Why Not YA?’

There are a whole host of YA books you need to get stuck into this month including   –

Tiny Books Fit in One Hand. Will They Change the Way We Read?

Young Adult Fantasy Novels That Sweep Readers Away

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10 children’s books I really, really love reading to my kids

12 Picture Books for the Fall 2018 Holiday Season –

Africville in national spotlight as Grant’s book up for Governor General’s Literary Award | The Chronicle Herald

The best children’s books to help teach your child about diversity

Enchanted Lion Turns 15

Jeff Kinney: ‘Let children read anything; I’ll never say no to a book’

Why So Many Women Remember ‘Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret’


Can Diverse Books Save Us? <br/>In a divided world, librarians are on a mission

When Values Collide: Reconciling our commitments when hate speech is involved | American Libraries Magazine


16 Books to Read Once You’ve Binged Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Fans Of The ‘Sabrina’ Reboot Will Love These 13 Books About Teen Witches

If You Have A Box Of Baby-Sitter’s Club Books At Your Mom’s House, You Need This Book