Today marks the launch of the Winter Blog Blast Tour, a series of interviews with such authors as Sherman Alexie, Judy Blume, and Jon Scieszka. The tour's road manger, Colleen Mondor, posts the complete schedule at her blog, Chasing Ray. Hit the highway and read.
Gertrude Stein wrote a picture book for children? Yup, and Crooked House read it.
Debbie Reese, who blogs at American Indians in Children's Literature, takes a look at the National Education Association's Native American booklist.
The author Mitali Perkins writes about illustrators and cross-cultural authenticity at her blog, Mitali's Fire Escape, and relays some information from a recent meeting of PEN's young adult and children's book committee.