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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

32nd Annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

2018 Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards Finalists Announced

An illustration from award-winning duo + Christian Robinson’s ‘Carmela Full of Wishes.’ Find more Fall Sneak Previews here:

Jesmyn Ward Is Writing a Middle Grade Novel | Book Pulse

Oxenbury and Burningham win BookTrust lifetime achievement awards | The Bookseller

Paramount options film rights to Templar’s Ology World | The Bookseller

Penguin Young Readers Announces Imprint for Diverse Books

Picture books about Jewish women

Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018

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A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

When the newspaper closed, this town library started one

TEEN READS

Roundup

10 Must-Read YA Books for Young Activists

BRB very busy sending all of these adorable Prince and the Dressmaker Valentines to each other!

Four New Uglies Novels – Scott Westerfeld

The Women Writers You’ve Been Overlooking: https://t.co/9AMZ6yZmIb

 

 

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

5 reasons to read aloud to your child, today and always

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

Christopher Paul Curtis talks with PW KidsCast about his new book and the effect that his Newbery Award and Honors have had on his career.

David Shannon Welcomes Back His Fictional Boyhood Self

HMH Taps Kwame Alexander to Head New Imprint

Pulitzer-Winner Claims ‘Super-White’ Children’s Books Ruined His Youth

Remixed book covers imagine a young adult book series that confronts racism

Why Read Aloud Day matters: In a world of screens and busyness, we find the time for magic

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How public libraries are reinventing themselves for the 21st century

No books at home? Anaheim library’s ‘permanent loan’ program aims to fix that for kids

TEEN LIT

The 17 Best YA Books Of February Feature Some Essential Marginalized Voices

The Best LGBTQ YA Books of 2017

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ (adapted from Emily M. Danforth’s 2012 novel) wins grand jury prize at Sundance |

Why It’s So Important That Diverse YA Books Feature “Quirky” Characters, Too

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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5 Reasons to Start Reading to Your Baby (or any baby, really; you don’t have to be picky):

21 Memorable A WRINKLE IN TIME Quotes

Harry Potter-Inspired Signs Totally Ruled Women’s Marches Around The World |

Sad News: Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Has Died at 88 | https://t.co/NDzhfxG9W1

TEEN BOOKS

Best-selling Kansas author faces backlash for writing Muslim character

Neal Shusterman on World Building

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The 2018 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction goes to ‘Beyond the Bright Sea’ by Lauren Wolk |

Congratulations to “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” for winning “Outstanding Literary Work – Children”!

In honor of , here are ’12 Most Beloved A.A. Milne Quotes to Take You Back to the Hundred Acre Wood’ :

Indie Book Awards 18 Children’s Shortlist

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Why University Students Still Need Public Libraries: https://t.co/07JpiVCA0t

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Jason Reynolds: “My writer’s resolution for 2018 is to figure out two things: 1) how to write a picture book, and 2) how to write magic.”

Katherine Rundell has won the Costa Children’s Book Award for The Explorer:

Life Lessons From Chinese Children’s Books Differ From Those In The U.S. |

Start the new year with creative inspiration from Marla Frazee

The Underdogs: 10 Great Picture Books You May Have Missed in 2017 – ALSC Blog

WNDB is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Walter Awards! This year we have two categories: Teen and Younger Readers. Many congrats to the winners and honorees!

TEEN LIT

Gender Bias and Trade Reviews: Do Men or Women Earn More Favorable Reviews?

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The 2017 Finalists are here, narrowed down from 1426 nominated titles to shortlists in 12 fabulous categories

Best children’s and YA books of 2017 via

Exciting News! We are thrilled to announce as the 6th National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature! Read about her amazing platform READING = HOPE X CHANGE & more:

Yes, Graphic Novels Are Real Books

TEEN LIT

7 YA anthologies coming at you in 2018:

The 15 Best YA Novels Of January 2018 To Get You Started On Your New Year’s Reading Resolution

2017 Good News Roundup of LGBTQ Reads

Seven Of The Most Anticipated Upcoming 2018 Young Adult Novels – Herald of Fashion

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13 recommended reads to diversify your kids’ bookshelves: https://t.co/mXw3EDbZLb

Get out the tape and scissors! 10 Crafty and Bookish Holiday Displays |

Graphic Novels foster literacy

My BEST PICTURE BOOKS OF 2017 picks on

Tell Us Your Favorite Books and We’ll Tell You Your Hogwarts House

TEEN LIT

What a Cross-Dressing Literary Lady Knight Taught Me About Gender and Sexuality |

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Best Middle-Grade Graphic Novels of 2017 | Kirkus Reviews

Bob Graham wins second Prime Minister’s Literary Award in Australia for ‘Home in the Rain’ |

How white parents are addressing racism – by reading to their children

Limerick author a winner at Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards

Three picture books that get students thinking about kindness. via

Want a hard copy? Download a printable PDF version of the full Best Books 2017 list:

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Library Visits Have Gone Way Up Over the Last Two Decades. Here’s Why…

Visit this charming street library in the Bulgarian city of Varna

TEEN LIT

Fox Developing John Green’s ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ Into Movie |

THE HATE U GIVE Banned by Katy, Texas School District

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10 Black Princess Books to Celebrate the Royal Engagement: https://t.co/nm0jYPkaT1

10 Cookbooks Inspired By Children’s Books

Author: Racism revealed in Dr. Seuss’ work, children’s literature

Best Picture Books of 2017 | Kirkus Reviews

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books 2017

Fantastic books for the teens, toddlers and kids in between on your list

Horn Book Fanfare 2017

Notable Children’s Books of 2017

Poetry Is For Everyone, Says Jason Reynolds – https://t.co/zGoBJ3KRaM

Thoughts on Art and Life from the Sculptor of Ducklings in Boston’s Public Garden |

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The Culture War Being Fought Over Tomorrow’s Libraries

Not Your Grandma’s Library: How Modern Storytime Develops Early Literacy – https://t.co/u9HdlNAv9o

Tianjin’s new library looks out of this world

TEEN BOOKS

7 Socially Conscious Books to Read After The Hate U Give: https://t.co/9waxYvtXwQ

Fall in Love with the First Full Length Trailer for LOVE, SIMON

Fat girls on YA covers in 2018 are a thing to celebrate, dammit:

A Guide to Comics and Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers | https://t.co/sREAtpkleG

In young-adult novels, queer love stories have begun to feel mainstream |