Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Childrens Books in the Media


From the Los Angeles Times:
The N.C. teacher who read the gay-themed fairy tale King and King in class has resigned after protest. Click here
From the Bookseller:
Founder Brenda Gardner is stepping down from Piccadilly Press in the U.K. Click here
From USA Today:
John Green on the one word he regrets using in Paper Towns. Click here
From the Guardian:
Where are the children's books with girls in trousers? Click here
From the Huffington Post:
Jules Feiffer Says He Never Loved His Illustrations for The Phantom Tollbooth. Click here
From the Guardian:
R.J. Palacio on what is kindness. Click here
From PopSugar:
100 Picture Books to Read to Your Kids This Summer. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
Can You Guess the Children's Book from One Sentence? Click here
From Twitter:
A drawing of Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling. Click here
From the Daily Mail:
Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond was awarded a CBE in the Queen's birthday honors last weekend. Click here
From the Guardian:
Katherine Waterston has been cast as a U.S. witch in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
John Green Responded on Tumblr to Accusations of Sexual Abuse. Click here
From the Boston Globe:
Mo Willems aims to inspire kids to write their stories. Click here
From the Danbury Daily Voice:
The Connecticut Home of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Daughter Is Listed for $439K. Click here
From BookRiot:
An ode to the importance of school librarians. Click here
From the Huffington Post:
7 Classic Feminist YA Books Everyone Should Read. Click here
From Mental Floss:
15 Wonderfully Wise Quotes From Judy Blume. Click here
From BookRiot:
Awesome YA Novels by Adult Authors. Click here

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