Richard Peck, author of middle-grade classics such as The Best Man, A Year Down Yonder, and A Long Way from Chicago, has died. He was 84 years old.
Book Marks has launched and already has two partners. The literary review aggregation site says it aims to be something like film’s “Rotten Tomatoes,” but for books. The American Booksellers Association will put the widget on the IndieBound.org. As of now, the widget does not have a children’s book category.