This week’s link topics include: a school with a book vending machine, the 2019 Newbery & Caldecott medals, reading at parties, and more!
My favorite bookish links from the weeks of January 28 – February 1 :
Instead of Snacks, a Vending Machine at This Elementary School Is Filled with Books
The Rainbow Magic books in there are a little bit like the junk food of books, but it’s still a super fun idea 🙂
I’m an Introvert Who Proudly Takes Reading Breaks at Parties
Plus books make great conversations starters!
How 10 Women of Color Actually Feel about Working in Book Publishing
Patricia Caldwell, founder of People of Color in Publishing, puts it well when she says, “We need to move beyond ‘we need diverse books’ to ‘we need diverse people.’”
Meg Medina Wins Newbery and Sophie Blackall Is Awarded Her Second Caldecott
Meg Medina’s Merci Suarez Changes Gears was one of my fave middle-grade books last year, so I’m thrilled she won the Newbery. Definitely add it to your TBR.