Which state is the best in America for loving its libraries? Listen and find out! Also discussed: the new Dr. Seuss book, which will be released later this month (July 2015) and the winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes and the recent passing of German writer Gunter Grass.
Like death and taxes book censorship is always with us. Michael Cart, Infopeople’s book maven, muses about it in his latest podcast. He discusses Banned Books Week (coming in September) which this year will celebrate banned young adult books. He also talks about some of the most frequently banned YA book titles.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s book guy Michael Cart muses about adult books for young adults — maybe next time he’ll do the same for young adult books for adults. Stay tuned! Mentioned in this podcast: the Edwards Award, an annual YALSA award honoring an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. He also mentions his new book, Cart’s Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review.