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Field Trip Friday: February 26, 2016

Welcome to this week's Field Trip Friday! Enjoy these highlights from the past couple weeks:

- The 2016 Carnegie Medal long list was announced.

- This is what some well-known books look like without words - only punctuation.

- The Secret Lives of Tumblr Teens.

- Readers everywhere mourned the loss of Harper Lee, who passed away at age 89.

- Author Adam Silvera wrote an article about staying true to yourself and your project.

- A marketing expert tried an experiment to show how easy it is to become a #1 bestseller in some of Amazon's more obscure categories.

- This article would like you to please stop worrying whether teens are reading seriously anymore. They're doing just fine.

- In a 13-house auction (!), debut author Angela Thomas's novel was acquired by Balzer & Bray.

- Tickets go on sale soon for the LA Times Book Prizes ceremony.

- Ava DuVerney is set to direct the new A Wrinkle in Time adaptation.

- A tumblr account blogs the life of a muggle at Hogwarts who has been hired to set the school up for the internet.
Kaitlin Ward

Kaitlin Ward is the author of Bleeding Earth, Adaptive Books 2016, and The Farm, coming 2017 from Scholastic.

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Item Reviewed: Field Trip Friday: February 26, 2016 Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kaitlin Ward