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THE HATE U GIVE Full Trailer: Today in Books

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Full Trailer For The Hate U Give

As promised, we got the full trailer for the adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel, The Hate U Give! The movie premiers October 19, but you can heighten the anticipation by watching the trailer now.

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Name Removed From Book Award

The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, voted unanimously to change the name of what was known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal to the Children’s Literature Legacy Award. The decision came in response to concerns about how the author of The Little House on the Prairie series depicted Native American and black people on the page. The association said Wilder “includes expressions of stereotypical attitudes inconsistent with ALSC’s core values.”

2018 Locus Awards Winners

The 2018 winners of the Locus Awards have been announced. Among them are John Scalzi who won the Science Fiction category for his novel, The Collapsing Empire; N.K. Jemisin who won the Fantasy award for The Stone Sky; Victor LaValle, winner in the Horror category for The Changeling; and Nnedi Okorafor, winner in the Young Adult category for Akata Warrior. Congrats to all the winners!