Record Day for 'What Pet Should I Get?' at BAM
Following record-breaking sales for Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman' on July 14, Dr. Seuss’s 'What Pet Should I Get?' has repeated that feat at the nation’s number two chain retailer two weeks later. more
Childrsn's Books in the media
From Room for Debate:
Beyond Green Eggs and Ham: What other children's books or authors are worthy of a nod? Click here
From the Wrap:
The search for lead actors for John Green's Looking for Alaska narrows down. Click here
Writers Tweet What Not to Say: Author Joanne Harris's hashtag #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter took the literary Twitterverse by storm, with authors far and wide weighing in on the most cringeworthy things they’ve heard.
Reading Habits and Health: Reading doesn’t just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.
Airbnb Reviews for Famous Lit Homes: Buzzfeed imagines the responses to the Cabin on Walden Pond, and others.
A Prize for Books on Brooklyn: The first Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize will recognize novels that "reflect Brooklyn’s spirit."
Amazon's Drone Highway: During a conference at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Amazon's v-p of Amazon Prime Air laid out the online retailer’s vision for how unmanned aerial vehicles would be able to fly while avoiding planes, buildings and other obstacles.
From the Kokomo Tribune:
The childhood home of Clifford the Big Red Dog creator Norman Bridwell becomes a historic site. Click here
The creator of Diary of a Teenage Girl Addresses Ban on Teenagers Seeing the Film. Click here