Friday, June 27, 2014


From Variety:
Sarah Polley will adapt John Green's Looking for Alaska for film. Click here
From the Guardian:
A U.K. author questions whether The Bunker Diary was an appropriate choice for the Carnegie Medal. Click here
From the New York Times:
New York City department of education chief advocates more "balanced literacy." Click here
From the New York Times:
Judy Blume's first novel for adults since 1998's Summer Sisters will be published in summer 2015. Click here
From Variety:
Lemony Snicket helps nine-year-old "Little Free Library" advocate Spencer Collins. Click here
From the Telegraph:
More than 60 food banks across the U.K. are distributing children's books to families. Click here
From the Huffington Post:
"Shelfies," "attack of the feels," and five more things only YA fans will understand. Click here
From the Huffington Post:
Lois Lowry reflects on 25 years of The Giver. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
"Why J.K. Rowling will always be your favorite author." Click here
From Mashable:
See the first teaser video from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1. Click here
Also from the Guardian:
"The outrage over this year's Carnegie medal winner is as misplaced as it is predictable." Click here
From Library Journal:
Higher education administrators seek to stem states' rush away from Common Core. Click here
From the Huffington Post:
The Story of Ferdinand: talking with kids about the first children's book on gender nonconformity. Click here
From Tulsa World:
Ellen DeGeneres donated a new van to a bookmobile program in Oklahoma. Click here
From NBC News:
Pura Belpré medalist Duncan Tonatiuh wants Latino children to see themselves in books. Click here
From Bustle:
Nineteen classic picture books you should still have on your bookshelf as an adult. Click here
From Bookish:
99 problems only Harry Potter fans understand. Click here
From Hypable:
Seven YA novels that need movie adaptations. Click here

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