Thursday, July 24, 2014


From the Atlantic:
Why poor schools can't win at standardized testing, and the significant role played by textbook publishers. Click here
From AFP:
Singapore stops its national library from destroying two gay-themed children's books. Click here
From the Bookseller:
A YA literature convention in the U.K. debated gender, sex, and strong heroines. Click here
From the New York Times:
Aimee Bender: What writers can learn from Goodnight Moon. Click here
From Entertainment Weekly:
David Levithan plans to release a musical-novel spinoff to Will Grayson, Will Grayson. Click here
From Flavorwire:
Should it matter whether To Kill a Mockingbird is YA fiction? Click here
From the Wall Street Journal:
Five questions for Neil Gaiman about The 13 Clocks. Click here
From the Cape Gazette:
A bookstore gave teens free copies of The Miseducation of Cameron Post after its removal from a reading list. Click here
From Salon:
A new Harry Potter story, like the Pottermore fan site, raises the question: How much is too much? Click here
From the Telegraph:
Does YA fiction need more realistic feminist heroes than Katniss Everdeen? Click here
From the Bookseller:
Rainbow Rowell speaks out on writing Harry Potter fan fiction. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
A company wants to tattoo the full text of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on 2,500 people. Click here
From the Huffington Post:
Grownups: You Can Read YA, and Why Not Read It With Your Kids? Click here
From Flavorwire:
10 children's book series that deserve TV adaptations. Click here

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