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Here are the 5 Canada Reads Contenders and their Champions

Each book is defended by a champion, with one book voted off each week. The debates will start March 28 and be aired on CBC.

Celebrate Black Children’s Book Week February 27 – March 5!

You can help out by hosting (or attending) an event, sponsoring Black Children's Book Week, donating Black children's books, and more.

Continued Harassment of Library Workers in Illinois

Library workers face barrage of attacks in two suburban Chicago locations.

Teaser Trailer Released for Guillermo del Toro’s PINOCCHIO

The movie is inspired by Gris Grimly’s illustrations for Collodi's story, and it will be released on Netflix December 2022.

Here are the Comics Nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Here are the GLAAD Media Awards nominees for fair, accurate and inclusive LGBTQ representation in comic books and graphic novels.

Thích Nhất Hạnh, Buddhist Monk, Activist, and Author, Dies at 95

Buddist monk, activist, and prolific author Thich Nhat Hanh has died at the age of 95.

Male Characters Still Outnumber Female Characters in Children’s Books

The giraffe or elephant main character in your children's book is probably male.

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2022 Edgar Award Nominations

This is the 76th Annual Edgar Awards, named after Edgar Allan Poe. The winners will be announced April 28, 2022.

Little Free Library’s Action Book Club has an Environmental Theme in 2022

They are also hosting a giveaway to win a selection of Action Book Club titles or an eco-friendly Little Free Library made of recycled jugs.

Bookstore Receives Payment for Books 50 Years Later

Waterstones Gower Street received a letter with money for books the anonymous sender forgot to pay for in 1974.

How Khalil Gibran’s THE PROPHET Became a Quiet Cultural Powerhouse

Have you heard one of the readings from The Prophet at a wedding? A look at how Khalil Gibran's book became a quiet powerhouse.

Xiran Jay Zhao Auctions Signed Book They Sat On and Raises Over $1,000

The copy of Iron Widow will be signed and personalized, and proceeds for the sale will go to charity. The auction ends January 18th, 2022.

The U.S. Postal Service is Issuing a THE GIVING TREE Forever Stamp

The USPS has announced some of its 2022 Forever stamp designs, which includes one in honor of The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

Mariah Carey is Publishing Her First Children’s Book: THE CHRISTMAS PRINCESS

Mariah Carey, known as the Queen of Christmas for "All I Want for Christmas Is You," is releasing a Christmas-themed picture book.

19 Hot LGBTQ+ Books From The First Half Of 2022: The List List #479

Your weekly roundup of literary links around the web.

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