Book News of the Week August 6-12

Book best friends: Library offering therapy dogs to encourage young readers. Via CBC. My local library does this and it’s such a wonderful program. It gives kids a chance to practice reading aloud without judgement.

Not just kids’ stuff: Kat Rosenfield, The Black Witch, and the controversy that gripped “YA Twitter”. Via The Globe and Mail. 

Kids’ books that inspire healthy eating- without sounding like lessons. Via Washington Post.

New Goodbye Christopher Robin trailer takes a look at Winnie the Pooh’s creator. Via time.  I can not wait to see this movie! Very excited for October.

Book review: “Wild Things” dives into kids’ literature. Via The Columbus Dispatch.

Book News of the Week July 23-29 2017

The hidden (and not-so-hidden) racism in children’s books. Via Time.com

Children’s books missed these immigrant stories. So students wrote them. Via The New York Times.

Stoney Creek native pens children’s book. Via Hamilton News. A local author!

Next from the novelist Junot Díaz? A picture book. Via The New York Times. This is going on my TBR list.

The most anticipated children’s and YA books of Fall 2017. Via Publishers Weekly. Books to watch out for.