Wednesday, November 27, 2013

PW Children's Bookshelf - in the media


From Salon:
Research shows exposure to television can impede kids' intellectual development – even when it's playing in the background. Click here

From the Los Angeles Times:
Catching Fire will likely buck the trend of failed movie adaptations of YA novels. Click here

From WUSF Public Media:
What children's authors make of Common Core, and how the new standards and other education policies shape the way they write. Click here

From the Guardian:
A British survey found that 62% of 16- to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over e-books. Click here

From the Guardian:
Ad campaigns from brands like CoverGirl and Subway miss the point of the Hunger Games. Click here

From the Onion:
Just for fun: "America's Finest News Source" reviews Catching Fire. Click here

From CNN:
'Fear Street': R.L. Stine and the return of teen horror. Click here

From Vulture:
Why do so many YA adaptations flop? Click here

From the Los Angeles Times:
A look at 25 YA novels-turned-films, from I Know What You Did Last Summer to the forthcoming The Maze Runner. Click here

From Book Riot:
A high school English teacher on what Common Core means for fiction in schools. Click here

From the Star Tribune:
Following a parental challenge, Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park will remain on Anoka High library shelves in Minnesota. Click here

From the Citizen-Times:
After a recent move, North Carolina's Spellbound Children's Books continues to evolve and adapt. Click here

From the New York Times:
Gone With the Wind: "The young adult novel I am now too experienced and humbled to scorn." Click here

From the Washington Post:
Roald Dahl got his writing start in Washington, D.C. Click here

From Brain Pickings:
How Hans Christian Andersen revolutionized storytelling. Click here

From Flavorwire:
The greatest monsters in children's literature. Click here

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