Friday Links List - 30 August 2019

Do you know about They are saving libraries and need your help!

From The Guardian: Glasgow University to pay £20m in slave trade reparations - MY university - I'm so proud!

Just making sure you are familiar with the work of Charles White

From Kidlit Artists: What do you want to do?

From Fast Company: Google has a secret design library. Here are 35 of its best books: The company’s industrial design team shares a handful of titles from its studio library, which is curated by team members.

From NPR: From Gloom To Gratitude: 8 Skills To Cultivate Joy

From The Guardian (1 year ago): Must monsters always be male? Huge gender bias revealed in children's books: A thieving duck in Peppa Pig is one of the few female villains in the 100 most popular picture books. An Observer study shows that, from hares to bears, females are mostly sidekicks

From The Mint Museum: Tony DiTerlizzi Exhibition at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina through November 3rd

From PW: A Different Look at YA Novel: A child psychiatrist and author says not all diverse teens celebrate their culture(s)

From The Bookseller: CILIP launches data project to 'turn tide' on library closures

Also from The Bookseller: PRH to match bookshop crowdfunder to give schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book PRH to match bookshop crowdfunder to give schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

From Wired: This 8-Minute Galactic Primer Is the Future of AR Education: Can augmented reality help children with reading skills? Boring math lessons? Chris Milk and the team at Within believes it can.

From The Bookseller: US publishers' revenues up 6.9%

From The Atlantic Books: The Paradox of Peanuts: Charles Schulz’s kid characters are precocious, cruel, and nihilistic. They’re also among the most compelling in children’s literature.

A Winthrop graduate has a Kickstarter campaign for a new book - check it out! (Click the image below.)

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