Friday Links List

And we're back!
I keep coming across interesting things that I want to share with you, so have a look at some of these interesting links!

PRH, WNDB Launch Freedom of Expression Award - in cooperation with #WeNeedDiverseBooks."which offers college scholarships of up to $10,000 each to five public U.S. high school seniors who are taking a stand against censorship. Applicants for the new award are asked to write about one banned book that changed their life and why."

There will be a memorial service for Caldecott Medalist Ed Young on December 3rd in Yonkers, N.Y.

I'm glad to hear that Scholastic has pulled back on their "opt-in" book fair plan that raised such a stink and rightly so.

During the fray, there was this wise commentary: "‘I Don’t Get to Opt-In to Be Black’: A Scholastic Author Speaks Out"

Author/Illustrator Sarah McIntyre collated a helpful list of links for budding authors and illustrators looking for advice.

We lost a great this week, Newbery author Susan Patron: read here.

Great article about Hollins University's own Michelle Jabés Corpora's Holly Hobbie horror book.

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