With SCBWI’s New York conference info filling Twitter and the massive snowstorm engulfing the United States and the news from Egypt blasting our brain cells, I’m thinking that most of us in the kidlit world are playing a little catch-up. Here are a few things that should be noted:
The January Carnival of Children’s Literature is up and ready for reading at Challenging the Bookworm. Don’t miss the linkity goodness.
Yesterday marked the beginning of 28 Days Later, a Black History Month celebration of children’s literature, with daily profiles of 28 artists/authors at The Brown Bookshelf.
Long, looooong-time kidlit blogger Tasha Saecker of Kids Lit now has her blog at Waking Brain Cells. Please change your feeds, blogrolls and whatever else the kids are using these days.
This year's contenders for SLJ's Battle of the Kids' Books were announced last week, so let the games begin!
If you’re up for a kerfuffle, Liz at Tea Cozy and Colleen at Chasing Ray get you up to speed on the... interesting changes made in the Bitch Magazine list of 100 Young Adult Books for the Feminist Reader.
Oh, great. Weird Al has a children’s book. It is clearly time to revive BACA — Bloggers Against Celebrity Authors. Will you help me?