From The Atlantic: What My Kids Learned When They Weren’t in School
From Nathan Bransford: Time to make fresh tracks
How to Survive a Pandemic, According to an Academic Publisher
Children's Books for Fall 2020
From Essence: Here Are The 50 Most Impactful Black Books Of The Last 50 Years
From Library Journal: Find Your Focus: What Kind of Librarian Should You Be?
From SLJ's 100 Scope Notes: Come With Me (Yet Again) Down the Picture Book Parody Rabbit Hole
“Read, my Child, Read!” | Remembering John Lewis I'm so glad I got to meet this amazing man and actually shake his hand!
#BlackinSTEM: 17 Nonfiction Books That Spotlight Black Scientists, Thinkers, and Inventors
From The Guardian: Gender gap in children's reading grew in UK lockdown – survey
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From Muddy Colors:
A TREASURE TROVE OF TUTORIALS Seriously! DO NOT MISS THIS POST! OMG!
Art Can Help Us Through Uncertain Times
On Continuing Education
PETE BEARD’S ILLUMINATIONS Free to watch!
From Brightly: The David Sibley Birds Coloring Sheets
How to Take Part in the Bologna Children's Book Fair Illustrators' Exhibition 2021
From Lilla Rogers: Welcome to the #MATSprep gallery for Illustrating Children’s Books July 2020! (Upload your work!)
From the Victoria & Albert Museum: 2020 V&A Illustration Awards See what sort of artwork is mostly highly regarded:
From the GoodNewsNetwork: Watch Turkish Artist Paint on Water - wow.
From The Art Room Plant: Illustrator Sabina Hahn Sabina Hahn has been illustrating 'omens and superstitions' by Philippa Waring They are great fun to explore. For instance:
Double Fruit: 'It is lucky to find any fruit growing double,From Print & Pattern: Virtual Blueprint Participant: Denise Ortakales (Click to find out what this "Virtual Blueprint" event is.)
and if you take such and share it with a friend then you can both have a wish answered.'
From ArtProf.org: Teaching Learning Art Online
What a pretty and cleverly organized website: Sandra Bowers Art
Did you know that Eric Carle is on Instagram?
Artist of the week: Kehinde Wiley
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From Dr. Malika Grayson: Black Girl's Guide to Grad School
From the NYT: 7 Inequities: A Weeklong Look at the Biases Women Face Double standards abound from the salary she earns to the unpaid hours she works.
From The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Professor Is In: Fear, Anxiety, and the Faculty Career
I told you I purchased a hula-hoop for lock-down. Well, I just learned of the passing of one of the best hoop dancers in the world: Nakotah LaRance, Acclaimed Native American Hoop Dancer, Dies at 30