Posted on January 5, 2024 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go turns fifty: Novelist and blogger Peter Behrens reflects on how meaningful this children's author was for his family (The New York Times).
New novel about Anne Frank is in the works: Practical Magic author Alice Hoffman is writing about the famous diarist before she went into hiding; When We Flew Away, set to come out September 17, is being published with cooperation with the Anne Frank House (The Guardian).
Data overwhelmingly supports libraries and library workers: Kelly Jensen begins her weekly roundup of book censorship news with some reasons for optimism, based on studies conducted late last year (Book Riot).
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