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Literature, Art, & Media
2000 to 2099

Date Event

The Children's Online Privacy Act (COPPA) goes into effect and begins the regulation of the collection personal information from children.

Harry Potter in Books was on the best seller's list for so long that a Children’s Literature best seller list was created.

Fever 1793, Laurie Halse Anderson. Historical fiction. Fourteen year old, Mattie Cook struggles to stay alive in Philadelphia during a Yellow fever epidemic. Author web site summary.

2001 ALSC/Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for the most distinguished informational children's book published in the preceding year. Sibert is the founder of the Bound-to-stay Bound prebindery. The award is administerred by ALSC who also administer the Newberry and Caldecott

Yu-Gi-Oh. Let me see. I must have one of those cards here somewhere. Tv series based on the manga o2001f the same name by Kazuki Takahashi. The main character, Yugi Mutou, solves an ancient Millennium Puzzle, and awakens an alter-ego within his body that that is able to assist him with gaming solutions based on the trading cards. It was first aired in Japan in 1998 and in the United States in 2001. Available on DVD Hulu. Yu-Gi-Oh Official web site

2003 Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case. by Chris Crowe

Facebook is launched by Mark Zuckerbert for Harvard students.


Facebook is launches a version for high school students.

Facebook opens to anyone 13 and older.


Facebook announces plans to develop controls allowing children under 13 to use the social media site.

superman cover imageFirst Superman comic sold at auction for $1 000 000 on February 2, 2010. First Superman comic sold in 1938 for 10 cents. 



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