Friday Reading Roundup: Library Challenges, Kid-Lit's Diversity Problem, and an Amazon Backlash

This week's Roundup looks at the National Library Week, the lack of diversity in children's literature, and some recent bad press for Amazon.


Is Digital Technology Destroying Reading?

Digital reading may be making it difficult for readers to concentrate on and comprehend conventional books.


Cari Luna Discusses Poverty, Gentrification, and the Craft of Writing

BookMarks interviews author Cari Luna about her new novel The Revolution of Every Day (Tin House Books, 2013).


Poetry Roundup: Eight Tools to Celebrate April's National Poetry Month

BookMarks' first poetry roundup features poetry news and educational content for K-12 students and teachers to celebrate poetry during National Poetry Month and beyond.


Friday Reading Roundup

In this week's Roundup, we look at April Fools' jokes and school censorship.


Teachers Offer Wealth of Ideas, Resources for National Poetry Month

April brings National Poetry Month. Here are some resources and classroom activities to explore poetry with your students.


Friday Reading Roundup

In this week's Roundup, we look at anthropomorphic children's books, the disappearance of bookstores in Manhattan, and Britain's ban on sending books to prisoners.


Seeking the Top Score (Part II)

The second installment of the BookMarks interview with Debbie Stier, author of The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT (Harmony, 2014).


Seeking the Top Score (Part I)

BookMarks interviews Debbie Stier about her new book The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT (Harmony, 2014).


Call for Publishers to Eliminate Gender-Specific Books

The Let Toys Be Toys campaign's newest initiative is Let Books Be Books, pushing for publishers to drop gender-specific labels on books.


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