Dog-Eared: New and Exciting in the World of Children’s Literature in October 2016


October is full of upsets so far. Tommy Wallach…V.E. Schwab says it better than I do. Read her post.

Related to this issue but important for its own reasons, Tom Pollack wrote an incredibly heartfelt article about suicidal ideation.

On to happier news, Megan Whalen Turner’s The Thief series have new covers. Take a look. Also, I have heard that the 5th book might be hitting shelves next year. CAN WE CELEBRATE?


Do you like poetry? Check out these 7 woman poets from Africa. They will blow your mind.

Debbie Reese weighs in on the new OurStory app.

When To Talk To Kids About Racism.