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In honor of National Library Lover's Month, today we are celebrating with quotes about libraries!:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

11 Of Maurice Sendak’s Best Quotes To Live By

Eighty years of children’s books: the best Carnegie medal winners

Evan Turk’s ‘The Storyteller’ in Photos

Top 10 secret libraries of all time

What will my kids read this summer? I’m pretending not to care

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6 (great) reasons to visit the library this summer via

Libraries of the future | The Gazette

Gregory Maguire:

TEEN READS

Should We Censor What Teens Read?

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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Books:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Are Frog And Toad Gay? The Author’s Daughter Suggests They May Have Been More Than Friends

Beyond the summer book list: How to cultivate a childhood reading habitat

Do myths and folklore damage children’s brains?

Five questions for Tim Federle — The Horn Book

How The ‘Goodnight Moon’ Author And Collaborator Revolutionized Kids Books

Interview with picture book author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds

LGBTQ Lit for Children and Teens Comes of Age

Misconceptions About American Food I Had From Books

Portland author’s new book explores the mind of a middle schooler

Reading Room:

LIBRARIES

Beyond the book: a whole new chapter in the role of public libraries

Escaping poverty through the library

In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

Multnomah County Library will waive over $600,000 in fines, end late charges for kids

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library named Library of the Year, highest honor in U.S. and Canada

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READING

You May Soon Binge Books Just Like You Binge Netflix

TEEN READS

Rich in Color | 9 YA picks for LGBT Pride Month

YA Adaptation ‘Everything, Everything’ Finds Director (Exclusive)

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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Securing a portal:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

11 Children’s Books That Pass The Bechdel Test

in children’s books goes deeper than race

How One Woman Is Helping Black Kids See Themselves In Books

I Ate Like My Favorite Children’s Book Characters

PJ Lynch is Ireland’s new children’s laureate

Sorry, Junie B.: Early Chapter Book Characters I Actually Like – GeekDad

Behind Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Success May Surprise You

This could become the most expensive ever children’s book if it sells for £2m

EBOOKS

Books are back. Only the technodazzled thought they would go away | Simon Jenkins

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LIBRARIES

Dems Try To Stop Republicans From Making Library of Congress Use Term ‘Illegal Alien’

Newfoundland To Shutter More than Half its Libraries

San Jose council might put off library changes to ‘explore’ new partnership

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CHILDREN’S  BOOKS

20 children’s books for mini-feminists

“Books on Film: Morris Micklewhite’s Controversy”

Ignite her curiosity with these books starring science-loving Mighty Girls!

Lane Smith explains the origins of his darkly funny picture books

Michael Rosen’s greatest quotes to mark his 70th birthday!

Middle Grade Books Take on Mature Topics

My Brother is a Superhero wins best children’s book award

Revered children’s illustrator told to ‘change stereotypical images’

Through The Looking Glass: How Children’s Books Have Grown Up – NPR

Why every parent should read to their kids

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“Knowledge Is Power: Serving Gender Diverse Youth in the Library”

“North Carolina Librarians, Library Associations React to HB2 [Library Journal]”

Ah, the good old days, when we ignored each other with books instead of smartphones.:

TEEN READS

“10 New YA Books to Read This Summer”

Kentucky Parent Warns of ‘Filth’ in Looking for Alaska via

Why we shouldn’t protect teenagers from controversial issues in fiction

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Comics Update! – ALSC Blog

Q&A with Gene Luen Yang – GeekDad

Reading Through Trauma: How Story Helped Us Navigate Challenging Days | Brightly

Sherman Alexie’s ‘Thunder Boy Jr.’ May Be Slated To Be A New Classic And A Bestseller – Forbes

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How Libraries — Yes, Libraries — Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don’t Need

The Hushed Interiors of 19th Century Libraries

Why I Sacrificed 45% of My Salary to Work in a Library

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TEEN READS

New young adult novels tackle self-acceptance, rape culture

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Children’s Lit Community Launches Auction to Help Refugees in Europe

Fresh Graphic Novel Picks – ALSC Blog

From school books to publishing, black girls deserve better representation

‘I pinch myself everyday’ says children’s book author and illustrator Ashley Spires

Jackie Carter, Who Pushed for Racial Diversity in Children’s Books, Dies at 62

Why children and teens need funny books

Why it’s time to take children’s books seriously

I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.:

EBOOKS

How Amazon Kindle Unlimited Scammers Wring Big Money From Phony Books

LIBRARIES

Beyond books: Eight things you may not know about libraries

Boulder Public Library aims to empower parents with new early literacy app

Community celebrates Billings Public Library’s recent awards

In praise of the Library of Congress

Is your local library a bestseller? — Mass. circulation rates tell an interesting tale – The Boston Globe

L.A. Public Library unveils new card designed by Shepard Fairey

Lending a Library a Hand in Colorado

Library director reflects on dramatic changes as retirement draws near

The once and future library

Open libraries: Self service libraries – The Danish way.

The Rise of Pirate Libraries

Toronto library workers say they’re heading for strike | Toronto Star

Weeding the Worst Library Books – The New Yorker

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TEEN READS

The best starter graphic novels for YA readers