Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts that you might find interesting.  You can also check out the links I shared about libraries and ebooks on my Sites & Soundbytes blog.

The Book J.R.R. Tolkein Read to His Children: Snergs

Books That Build Community – The Book Whisperer – Education Week Teacher #kidlit

A Brief History of Children’s Picturebooks and the Art of Visual Storytelling | Brain Pickings #kidlit

Candlewick Affirms Faith in Picture Books for 20th Anniversary #kidlit

Cybils: 2012 Cybils Call for Judges #kidlit #yalit

The Enchanted Inkpot: Danger! Middle Grade covers, Fall 2012

Gen Y: the most book-loving generation alive?

Girls With ADHD Have Higher Rates Of Self-Injury: Study

A great post from @halseanderson on money, making a living writing, and the real business of making stuff for people:

The Hunger Games Trilogy Has Now Outsold All the Harry Potter Books #yalit


Nancy Drew or The Hardy Boys? Online Quiz – Mental Floss

Olympic Soccer Star Alex Morgan to Pen Middle-Grade Series #kidlit

Reading Readiness: Are We Pushing Too Hard? | GeekMom | #reading #literacy

Top 10 Picture Books for the Secondary Classroom « Nerdy Book Club

Top ten books parents think children should read – Telegraph

Uncle Ray’s Dystopia

Why it’s okay to write the book you’re writing, not the book you wrote. Terrific blog post from Kristin Cashore: