Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 11 September 2020

From Brightly: Books Like Percy Jackson: 14 Super Series to Read Next

From HuffPost: There Are Lots Of COVID-19 Children's Books Now. Here's A Selection.

From The Bookseller: Barbara Marcus to headline Bookseller Children’s Conference

From SLJ:
     17 Middle Grade and YA Books That Spotlight #BlackJoy

An important study came out this week: The Economic Impacts of Learning Losses

From Time: I Let My Child Create Their Own Gender Identity. The Experience Has Been a Gift for Us Both Can we reflect this in our books going forward?

From Bookshelf: Bird library bookshelf (with a live webcam!)

From We Need Diverse Books: The Fully Booked Conference 2021 Mentors Opens October 1 - 31st

From Kickstarter: Interview with Jane Yolen and Peter Tacy (her new/old beau)

From the Jewish Book Council: ‘Fairy-Tale Log­ic’: A Con­ver­sa­tion with Alice Hoffman

On Instagram: Follow the History teacher who hit the road to teach her students online from the actual historical locations!

From The New Statesman: Why Goodreads is Bad for Books

EVENT: The State of Black Design Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT, FREE

EVENT: Lightbox is free this year! - Click here to read more about it and see an interview with Bobby Chiu

EVENT: Adobe Max The Creativity Conference, October 20–22 FREE!


From Myth and Moor:
     The Mythic Art of Alan Lee
     The cauldron of dreams

From the US National Parks Service: Open Artist Residencies (especially in Hawaii)

From Muddy Colors:
     10 THINGS…MIXING COLOR with Greg Manchess
     MAGICAL MOBILE STUDIO TOUR with Justin Gerard
     ART… IFICIAL SELECTION with Chris Beatrice

From Children's September Newsletter with features and interviews

Are you familiar with the work of Charly Palmer? He was interviewed at CommArts

From Make Art That Sells: September Newsletter

From The Art Room Plant: Kristina Ovsyankina

From ASU GSV Summit: The Dawn of the Age of Digital Learning Sep 29 - Oct 1, 7 & 8, 2020 - a FREE conference with some amazing speakers: General Colin Powell, Malcolm Gladwell, Gloria Steinem, Bill Nye, etc...

How cool is this? It's basically Google Maps, Street View but from the 1940s: Street View of 1940s New York

From The EAB: How the Elections Could Impact Higher Ed

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