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The 2021 Youth Media Awards Announced at ALA Midwinter

The 2021 Youth Media Awards were announced today at the American Library Association's virtual Midwinter Meeting.

Amanda Gorman: The Youngest Inaugural Poet in History

Get to know National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, the powerful poet who took the stage at Joe Biden's inauguration.

Support And Hope In The Philadelphia Book Scene

The Healing Verse Philly Poetry Line is just the latest way that the Philadelphia book scene is sharing hope and supporting citizens.

Simon & Schuster Cancels Senator Josh Hawley’s Contract

Simon & Schuster have cancelled Josh Hawley's book contract following Wednesday's attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Analyzing Tumblr’s Year in Review in Books

A conversation with Tumblr’s resident Trend Expert, Amanda Brennan, to discuss Tumblr's 2020 book trends and expectations for 2021.

For Sale: A Former Library To Call Your Own

If owning a historic building that once housed a community library is on your bucket list, then you're in luck.

2021 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

Find out which books made it on the various 2021 PEN America Literary Awards longlists.

Barack Obama’s Literature to Understand America

A look at the books The New York Times listed as titles former President Barack Obama would recommend to someone who just arrived in America.

Barack Obama Releases His 2020 Favorite Books

Here are the books that Barack Obama listed as his favorite reads in 2020.

7 Questions About the New BRIDGERTON Trailer

A list of seven questions one fan has about the BRIDGERTON trailer as she eagerly awaits the series premier on Netflix.

Here Are The Most Popular and Purchased Books by Amazon Customers in 2020

How many of the most purchased and read books by Amazon customers have you picked up in 2020?

Saddle Up and Read Improves Kids’ Literacy One Farm Trip at a Time

A conversation with Caitlin Gooch of Saddle Up and Read, a non-profit organization using equine activities to promote children's literacy.

2020 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners Announced

The people have spoken! After tallying over 5 million votes, Goodreads has announced the winners of the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards.

Louisiana Library Pulls LGBTQ Books From Children’s Section

A Louisiana library pulls LGBTQ children's books off shelves after parental complaints, despite its own collection policies.

This Is Barnes & Noble’s Book of the Year for 2020

Get to know about WORLD OF WONDERS, the 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year.