Friday Finds – June 5, 2015
Sunday Reflections: The Trouble with “Clean”
Abortion in YA Literature: Beyond the Issues, a guest post by Hilary T. Smith
Middle Grade Monday and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Book
Book Review: Joyride by Anna Banks
Creating and Using an iPad Technology Lab as Part of a Library Teen Makerspace
Hidden Things: A #FSYALit discussion of the book CONVICTION by Kelly Loy Gilbert, a guest post by Ally Watkins
Pulling Back the Veil, a #FSYALit discussion of CONVICTION by Kelly Loy Gilbert, part II
Talking About Those Girls: A Guest Post by Kelly Brocklehurst (#SVYALit)
Book Review: Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) by Amy Spalding
Around the Web
Jacqueline Woodson Named Young People’s Poet Laureate
Lee & Low Books announced their New Visions Award for new MG and YA writers of color.
The We Need Diverse Books Walter Grant is open for submissions.
From Wired, why helping the poor pay for broadband is good for us all.
Check out the Size Acceptance in YA Tumblr.
Check out the new Booktalking Kit available for download from We Need Diverse Books.
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About Robin Willis
After working in middle school libraries for over 20 years, Robin Willis now works in a public library system in Maryland.
SLJ Blog Network
One Star Review, Guess Who? (#184)
Review of the Day – Trees: Haiku from Roots to Leaves by Sally M. Walker, ill. Angela McKay
Review: Nat the Cat Takes a Nap
Here Be Monsters: On Horror, Catharsis, and Uneasy Truces with Yourself, a guest post by author Rebecca Mahoney
The Classroom Bookshelf is Moving