This Week’s Tweets and Pins

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


For Lois Lowry ‘Brooklyn’ Was Raw And Real : NPR

Interview: Why Lauren Myracle’s Proud to Top ALA’s List of Most Challenged Books | School Library Journal

Katherine Paterson: The Risks of Great Literature – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics #kidlit

Lois Lowry, the Children’s Author Who Actually Listens to Children

Seed of Cartoonist Jeff Kinney’s "Wimpy Kid" Started at the Univ. of Md. – Southern Maryland Headline News

Writing For Teens Vs. Adults: Rowling As Case Study – The Daily Beast


Banned Book Week: 10 Books That Are Way Too Gay To Read! / Queerty

Flavorwire » Famous Authors’ Funniest Responses to Their Books Being Banned

Julia Donaldson on books about libraries – Telegraph #kidlit

KidLitosphere Central – great resource for anyone looking for children’s book blogs #kidlit

Nominate Here for the 2012 Cybils

Story Time: Children’s Book Authors Remember Their Favorite Books #kidlit

Where Do You Find Good Children’s Books? – WSJ – the top answer in the comments is the public library!

Why aren’t there more musical instruments in children’s books? | Children’s books | #kidlit


All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Miss in October!

How ‘The Princess Bride’ Became the Quintessential Teen Read – Entertainment – The Atlantic Wire

Jessica Shirvington’s ‘Embrace’ Heads to Television #yalit

The Rise of Horror: YA Readers and Dark Fiction | VOYA #yalit