Archive for May 11, 2012


Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts that you might find interesting:

You can also see my tweets and pins about libraries, ebooks and censorship on my Sites & Soundbytes blog.

Children’s Galleys to Grab: BEA 2012 http://j.mp/K7yskq #kidlit

Cybils: Two Cybils judges get a promotion to the Newbery and Caldecott committees!http://j.mp/KPg1jO #kidlit #blogging

EL James has written a ya paranormal romance http://bit.ly/JhTnjA

Giving the Gift of Reading, Children’s Librarians Feed Young Imaginations – Vineyard Gazette Online http://j.mp/K7wRuF #libraries

How Picture Books Play a Role in a Child’s Development : The Childrens Book Review http://j.mp/KKYWVv #kidlit #reading

Maurice Sendak, Children’s Author, Dies at 83 – the loss of a legend http://j.mp/IVCUPu #kidlit

The Return of ‘Rocket’ http://prsm.tc/nH61CR#kidlit

Sendak’s Legacy: Helping Kids ‘Survive Childhood’ : NPR – a lovely tribute http://j.mp/KKPhOW

Spring YA fantasy covers take wing! An utterly gorgeous display of what’s new and upcoming. Which cover is your fav? http://bit.ly/LvDwBg

Stacked: So You Want to Read YA?: Guest Post from Lee Wind http://j.mp/KKZxqd #yalit

Studies show 91% of kids are more likely to finish a book they choose themselves. We’ve got a FAB selection for summer@ http://bit.ly/2012SSC

Tara Brings Fresh International Perspectives to Picture Books http://prsm.tc/kffkt9 #kidlit

Walter Dean Myers’ lesson to children: Read -http://j.mp/K7wQqQ #kidlit #reading

Yer A Kindle, Harry! Amazon/Pottermore Offer All Seven HP Books In Kindle Lending Library http://prsm.tc/BbNPO9 #kidlit

The winners of the Children’s Choice Book Awards were announced on May 7th.  Here are the winners in each category:

  

K-2 Book of the Year – Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester L. Laminack

3-4 Book of the Year – Bad Kitty Meets the Baby by Nick Bruel

5-6 Book of the Year – Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt

  

Teen Book of the Year – Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Author of the Year – Jeff Kinney for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever

Illustrator of the Year – Brian Selznick for Wonderstruck

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