There are a lot of fascinating people blogging about books for kids and young adults. Here are some of the places I love to lurk when not updating my own stuff here.
Reading in Color
Tons of reviews of YA/ MG books with people of color by teenage reviewer, MissA. A new inspiration for me.
Multicultural books for young readers with a particular focus on the Pacific Rim and South Asia.
The Brown Bookshelf
“The Brown Bookshelf is designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers. Our flagship initiative is 28 Days Later, a month-long showcase of the best in Picture Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult novels written and illustrated by African Americans.”
I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell do I read?
“…the perfect website for young LGBT readers” and their allies.
The Planetesme Plan
Lots of new Children’s Books updated about once a month.
“A source for conversations, publishing information, writer resources & inspiration, bookseller-librarian-teacher appreciation, children’s-YA book news & author outreach”
Interesting nonfiction for kids with a whole host of amazing nonfiction writers including: steve jenkins, Tanya Lee Stone, David Schwartz, Deborah Heiligman and many others.
Coloring Between the Lines
“A central theme of this blog is the exploration of the experience of being white and my attempts to get conscious about the patterns of socialization I’ve absorbed as a white American, what I call White Mind.”