Curious what books made the “best swamp survival stories” cut? The Horn Book Magazine Mind the Gap Awards are out.
Flavorwire (once again) has a great slide show. This one is a collection of vintage photos featuring kids reading.
YA author Marie Rutkoski examines “The Nature of Cinderella” in the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Because we all need a laugh on a Friday: You Chose Wrong, a spin on choose-your-own-adventure books where “Your adventure ends here. Badly.”
Beatrix Potter illustrations were up for auction.
Who says kids are apathetic? “Study: Young People of All Races Are Politically Active Online.”
And in case you’ve been on a deserted island with no cell phone reception, Internet, television, or access to smoke signals: Neil Gaiman signs a five-book deal with HarperCollins.