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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

A few of our favorite children’s books featuring families of color:

The grown-up joys of reading children’s books via

Lack of diversity leads to cancellation of Minneapolis writing conference

Survivor stories, secret agents, magical games, and more in these action-packed books for adventure-loving kids:

These children’s books are all about thoughtfulness and inclusivity:

You Can Now Buy the House From Charlotte’s Web | Reader’s Digest

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How Nashville Has Beaten Bleak Predictions For Libraries

If Amazon’s CEO wants make an impact, he should look to places where books aren’t sold—but lent. via

Nazi-looted books found in German libraries | Germany | DW | 06.08.2017

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42 Diverse Must-Have YA Titles for Every Library

First Look at First Second’s Spring 2018 Graphic Novels – May 8, 2018Animus by Antoine Revoy via

Nick Jonas Joins Tom Holland in ‘Chaos Walking’ (Exclusive)

The Toxic Drama on YA Twitter

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Children’s Books Missed These Immigrant Stories. So Students Wrote Them | @nytimes – https://t.co/Ssg6sT3n3v

Colorful Poetry: 22 Diverse Poetry Picture Books for Kids: https://t.co/R7MK2x4bC7

The first book recommendation from our new Young People’s Poet Laureate!: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/young-peoples-poet-laureate

Get kids excited to hit the water with 5 sweet picture books about swimming

Meg Cabot on the rumors of a third Princess Diaries film, and the differences between the books and movies |  – https://t.co/MVXQy7tRyO

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10 great YA novels with transgender or non binary main characters! – https://t.co/9OTFXFrlOO

Robin McKinley: A Pioneer in YA Fiction | @BookRiot – https://t.co/jMZ4ySoPsG

We’ve got 100 must-read inclusive YA SFF books for your TBR, spons by :

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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I was born with a reading list I will never finish. - illustration by Risa Rodil

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Filth and fame: how David Walliams became king of kids’ books in the U.K. |

The InbeTWEENers: 25 Great Books for Kids Between Middle Grade and Young Adult

Neal Porter Moves Imprint to Holiday House via

Yes, Some Comics Are For Kids — And They’re Big Business |  – https://t.co/itqR73Yc6W

Your children will love these new poetry books:

Every. Single. Time.

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StoryWalk lets children read book while soaking up nature

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Too Much Reading To Do? 5 Reasons Having A Large TBR Pile Is Actually A Good Thing |

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5 YA Romantic Comedies to Lift Your Spirits

Lana Condor to Star in ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Movie Based on Jenny Han Novel |

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

The Best Children’s Books for Your 2017 Summer Reading List

David Walliams is first children’s author to reach 100 weeks at number one

Emily Blunt Looks PERFECT as Mary Poppins in This Fantastical Movie Poster

The First Rule of Q&A: An Interview with

A Florida school district is banning homework — and replacing it with this

Junot Díaz Wrote A Kid’s Book So His Goddaughters Could Feel Represented

The Poet Bao Phi, On Creating A ‘Guidebook’ For Young Asian-Americans

Q & A with Ellen Oh

Take a look ahead at the big spring 2018 titles in our Sneak Previews roundup

Today in ShelfTalker: Middle grade graphic novels that kids are looking forward to this fall

UK airline easyJet launches children’s book ‘flybrary’ with 7000 books chosen by Jacqueline Wilson | @thebookseler

Veteran author Shirley Hughes warns parents: don’t rob your children of the change to be bored: https://inews.co.uk/essentials/veteran-author-shirley-hughes-warns-parents-dont-rob-children-chance-bored/

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The 10 Best New Young Adult Books in July 2017 via

How Novelist Kwame Alexander Hooks Teens on Poetry |

NYPL: We’re adding these YA reads to our “to read” list as soon as possible:

A Round-Up of Awesome Asian American Protagonists in YA Lit

SLJ’s Guide to Pride: 20 Titles Spotlighting LGBTQA+ Experience

YA Horror Reads of 2017

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5 Ways to Find Diverse Books Your Kids Will Love This Summer

Chris Colfer set to turn his first children’s book into a movie | Toronto Star

Entertainment Weekly gets a first peek at Oprah and Mindy Kaling in the new adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time:

Girls can take the lead on amazing adventures! For 25 great fantasy-adventure series starring Mighty Girls, visit

Interview with Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock, KNIFE’S EDGE and COMPASS SOUTH Team:

Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid

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The 6 Unexpected Things I Found in My Small-Town Library:

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8 YA Heroines You’ll Love as Much as Wonder Woman:

A high school English teacher on the books her struggling readers loved so much, she never saw them again:

Should YA fiction have to teach a lesson? via

Why We Need Diverse Characters in YA Books, According to Angie Thomas

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

6 picture books for summer reading

2017 Mind the Gap Awards: The books that didn’t win at ALA |

can impact everything from a child’s cognitive development to physical health. Here’s how to curb it.

Books Will Be Books: Enough With Gendered Children’s Lit |

The Calm Before: 9 Picture Books That Celebrate Stormy Weather

Encouraging your kids to read silly books can actually get them reading more than ever. Learn how –>

New Sendak Picture Book Discovered via

Top Ten MG Books to Use as Read Alouds Beginning of Year via

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FIIIELLLLDD TRIIPPPPP: Starfield Library is a new library in Seoul, South Korea that you’re going to want to visit:

Stacks of Books, But Short on Cash – https://t.co/O5GMZFrx3Z

UW-Madison Spinoff Helps Libraries Help Local Musicians – https://t.co/X1aJuzvtUP

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TSA de-cluttering tests get attention from ACLU – book screening not moving forward –

You Will NEVER Read All the Books – and That’s a Good Thing:

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25 of Our Most Anticipated YA Books of July – https://t.co/sAvVvpkh2n

50 Crucial Feminist YA Novels – https://t.co/aVJkK8qicw

170 YA Books Hitting Shelves This Summer

Are you falling in love with ‘s GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE? Download these coloring pages for free!

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 Children’s Books About Immigration & Refugees That Teach The Importance Of Cultural Diversity

15 Great Korean Folk Tales for Kids

15 ways Harry Potter has changed culture since the first book was published 20 years ago | @BostonGlobe

26 Wonderful Books for Kids Celebrating Summer via w +

2017 Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Javaka Steptoe — The Horn Book

2017 Newbery Medal Acceptance by Kelly Barnhill — The Horn Book

At the Dr. Seuss museum: Oh, the places they don’t go!

Hey there + bloggers, the Call for Presenters for 2017 is live | Please RT

A Lifeline Called Hope: 2017 Wilder Medal Acceptance by Nikki Grimes — The Horn Book

Obituary: Michael Bond – BBC News

VERY IMPRESSIVE tips on growing readers – babies, toddlers, emerging/early/independent readers

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Madison’s Library Takeover | American Libraries Magazine

Millennials use the library more than any other generation in the US, and more in Critical Linking:

New Parents, The Public Library Has Got Your Back – https://t.co/laWEH8IsLv

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MS Center for the Book is pleased to announce ‘s The Hate U Give will represent MS at the

The Outsiders reinvented young adult fiction. Harry Potter made it inescapable.

I made a list with all the upcoming Queer Girl YA books I could find with synopsises/GoodReads pages!