Friday Links List - 12 Feb 2021

From Penguin RandomHouse: Celebrating Black History Month with a booklist with over 100 books by Black creators and information on a Facebook Live Event centering on African American history

From Brightly:
     21 Books That Celebrate Lesser-Known African Americans and Their Contributions to History
     Great Reads to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids and Teens
     Why Reading the Same Book Repeatedly Is Good for Kids (Even If It Drives You Nuts)

From The Bookseller: Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

From We Need Diverse Books: Why Every State Should Require LGBTQ+ History Be Taught in Public K-12 Schools

From Publishers Weekly:
     'The Unbearable Whiteness of Publishing' Revisited
     Authors Guild Asks DoJ to Stop PRH Purchase of S&S

From The American Library Association (ALA): ALA announces 2021 Youth Media Awards

From SLJ's 100 Scope Notes: Books on Film: Weston Woods Films on Amazon Prime

From SCBWI (May Need Membership to Read): A Tale of Two Imprints: How Denene Millner Books and Bright Brown Baby Are Making Change in the Industry


From NBC News: Reading picture books to my son felt repetitive — but that helped me see how brilliant they were

From MiniEdition Books: Love completes us!

Do you know about the 2021 Philip Leverhulme Prizes in Visual and Performing Arts

From SCBWI British Isles Words and Pictures: Illustration Feature - Dummy Talk!

From CommArts:
     The National Toy Hall of Fame posters (Great project idea for typography classes!)
     Type and Protest
     Unity Place Installation: The installation for Santander Bank’s new tech hub utilizes layered Morse Code to reference Milton Keynes’ rich history of technology. (Very cool!

From CGMasterAcademy: Free Tutorial: Character Design for Animation

From Muddy Colors:
     How I Retouch My Work with Steven Belledin
     American Caricature with Arnie Fenner
     Why Try New Things with Vanessa Lemen
     [Creating the] Augury Raven with Jesper Ejsing
     The Sketch vs the Final with Cory Godbey

From the University of Glasgow's City of Lost Books: Magic Houses at a Time of Covid

From Urban Sketchers: Drawing Attention February 2021

This is some groovy new software from Creative Critique (good for teachers who don't have other program options)

From Print and Pattern:
     Homeware - habitat ss21
     TEXTILES - eleanor pritchard

From The Art Room Plant: Zuzanna Celej

From Formr: Furniture made by former prisoners having a tough time getting work. I love the overLAP - I want one in orange!

From SmithsonianEnv: Otters playing in the snow

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Teaching: The Workload Conundrum Some Colleges Revamped the Academic Calendar in Response to the Pandemic. Here’s What They Learned.

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