Posts Tagged ‘ Children’s Literature ’

Barcelona School Purges 200 Kids’ Books

April 24, 2019
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Barcelona School Purges 200 Kids’ Books

The Tàber school in Barcelona recently reviewed its 600 volume children’s library and determined that a third of the collection was sexist and without pedagogical merit, including classic fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood and the legend of St. George. They removed the 200 volumes deemed misogynistic, and now other schools around the area…

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Graphic Novels Top ALA’s 2019 Youth Media Awards

February 5, 2019
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Graphic Novels Top ALA’s 2019 Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association announced its 2019 Youth Media Award winners during their annual midwinter conference, and graphic novels were among both the victors and finalists for some of these prestigious awards. Here’s a breakdown of those honored this year, as well as the honors they received. Alex Awards Honoring the 10 finest adult books…

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CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Talks Library Resources and Comics for Kids

May 8, 2018
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CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Talks Library Resources and Comics for Kids

CBLDF’s Executive Director Charles Brownstein took some time to sit down with Justin Azevedo fromThe Association for Library Service to Children’s Blog. The ALSC is a network of more than 4,000 children’s and youth librarians, children’s literature experts, publishers, and many others involved with with children and literature who share the belief that exceptional library…

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