Monday, January 11, 2016

The Roundup with PW including children's books in the media


From the Guardian:
Why do so many children's books treat diversity as a black and white issue? Click here
From Kirkus Reviews:
Smiling Slaves in a Post–A Fine Dessert World. Click here
From the Atlantic:
Open to debate: Why the British Tell Better Children's Stories Than Americans. Click here
From GalleyCat:
5 Clips Released from The 5th Wave movie. Click here
From DNAinfo:
Library Garden and Future Home of Knuffle Bunny Statue OK'd by New York City. Click here
From the Guardian:
Hook, line, and sinker: the best opening lines in children's and young adult fiction. Click here
From the Hindu:
Writing children books in Russia: not a straightforward matter. Click here
From the New Republic:
What can explain the recent explosion of interest in classic fairy tales? Click here
From BookRiot:
15 Books Out in 2016 You Should Mark Down Now: YA Edition. Click here
From Brightly:
8 Wise and Witty Graphic Novel Memoirs Every Teen Should Read. Click here
From Brightly:
Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Read More This Year. Click here

From the Washington Post:
First Book mixes market forces and philanthropy to help poor children. Click here
From Bustle:
From Bustle: Roll of Thunder Publishing Contest Starts in 2016. Click here
From Entertainment Weekly:
Cover reveal for the final book in Laurie Halse Anderson's Seeds of America series. Click here
From We Need Diverse Books:
WNDB announces selections for its new mentorship program. Click here
From Bustle:
Gun on Cover of Children's Book Sparks Outrage Among Anti-Violence Parents. Click here
From School Library Journal:
Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Celebrating 20 Years of the Pura Belpré Award. Click here
From the Guardian:
How Michael Grant's Gone series cured my iPad addiction. Click here
From the Albany Times Union:
Why We Need More Children's Books in Translation. Click here
From Refinery 29:
This Is What Classic Children's Books Would Look Like Today. Click here
From the Guardian:
Frank Cottrell Boyce: Five things to learn from the Moomins. Click here
From Brightly:
One Dad's Reading Resolutions for the New Year. Click here

Most Buzzed-About Books of 2016: Check out the books Goodreads and BuzzFeed readers are most excited about, such as 'Hidden Bodies' by Caroline Kepnes.

New Book Goes Inside Graduate Admissions: An author reveals the "troubling conversations" she overheard while observing the graduate admissions process.

'Mein Kampf' On Sale Again in Germany: Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic manifesto is available in German bookstores for the first time in 70 years.

Girls Vs. Boys in Children's Books: Why are there so few girls in children's books, even when the characters are trucks and animals?

Six Books for Winter Reading: Here are six books to curl up with this winter, including Elizabeth Strout's ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton.'

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