We made it through another week, happy Friday! Comic Con in New York was this week. Check out the hashtag #NYCC for more details of everything that went down. And if you missed it, here’s a quick roundup of news this week.
Books & Reading:
Censorship doesn’t just stop with Banned Books Week. John Green’s Looking for Alaska is yanked from school libraries in New Jersey (against the policy).
New YA books hitting the shelves this week.
Did you head the news that Shannon and Dean Hale are co-writing a Captain Marvel novel? With Black Widow: Forever Red and the TV show Supergirl could this be the start of female superheroes?
Epic Reads is revealing some pretty cool covers for next summer.
The finalists have been announced for the NBA for Young People’s Literature.
October is anti-bullying month. First Book has a list of books perfect for a display.
Baseball playoffs are upon us, check out an older post on baseball books.
Just for Fun:
Scholastic has some photos from Comic Con
National Novel Writing Month begins in November, check out #NaNoWriMo and #NaNoPrep for details and encouragement.
~ Jennifer Rummel, currently reading The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick