Bookmark these blogs, set them as home pages, add their RSS feed to a reader like Feedly, like them on Facebook -- keep up with what's out there in children's and YA books!
It is worth checking the Education databases for articles as well. Particular magazines can also be searched. Booklinks is a premier journal.
The Curriculum Center in the Lower level of JFK Library has thousands of children's books.
Many publishers provide book discussion guides on their websites too.