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.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s resident book reviewer discusses two titles coming in July 2015: new books from the late Dr. Seuss (to be titled What Pet Should I Get?) and the great Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, whose new book is titled Go Set a Watchman.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s YA book maven looks at some recent YA book awards, all of which were awarded at the 2015 ALA Midwinter conference in Feb 2015. He also talks about some other new YA titles including John Corey Whaley’s Noggin and a new Sherlock Holmes pastiche, Williams Ritter’s Jackaby.