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 http://buff.ly/N6pJnh

Books That Build Community – The Book Whisperer – Education Week Teacher http://buff.ly/N5Pq7E #kidlit

A Brief History of Children’s Picturebooks and the Art of Visual Storytelling | Brain Pickings http://buff.ly/ApYchI #kidlit

Candlewick Affirms Faith in Picture Books for 20th Anniversary http://buff.ly/OtEGtO #kidlit

Cybils: 2012 Cybils Call for Judges http://buff.ly/RlEmor #kidlit #yalit

The Enchanted Inkpot: Danger! Middle Grade covers, Fall 2012 http://buff.ly/PbcltM

Gen Y: the most book-loving generation alive? http://buff.ly/N6igVs

Girls With ADHD Have Higher Rates Of Self-Injury: Study http://buff.ly/N3wxSE

A great post from @halseanderson on money, making a living writing, and the real business of making stuff for people: http://madwomanintheforest.com/wfmad-day-19/

The Hunger Games Trilogy Has Now Outsold All the Harry Potter Books http://buff.ly/PaYRy8 #yalit

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Nancy Drew or The Hardy Boys? Online Quiz – Mental Floss http://buff.ly/PbFAwP

Olympic Soccer Star Alex Morgan to Pen Middle-Grade Series http://buff.ly/Pbcxte #kidlit

Reading Readiness: Are We Pushing Too Hard? | GeekMom | http://Wired.com http://buff.ly/N6pEjv #reading #literacy

Top 10 Picture Books for the Secondary Classroom « Nerdy Book Club http://buff.ly/Owm9gz

Top ten books parents think children should read – Telegraph http://buff.ly/Pxg4CH

Uncle Ray’s Dystopia http://buff.ly/OAA457

Why it’s okay to write the book you’re writing, not the book you wrote. Terrific blog post from Kristin Cashore: http://kristincashore.blogspot.com/2012/08/advic