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

AUTHORS

For Lois Lowry ‘Brooklyn’ Was Raw And Real : NPR http://buff.ly/QFB65c

Interview: Why Lauren Myracle’s Proud to Top ALA’s List of Most Challenged Books | School Library Journal http://buff.ly/PTawTg

Katherine Paterson: The Risks of Great Literature – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics http://buff.ly/PTqzR3 #kidlit

Lois Lowry, the Children’s Author Who Actually Listens to Childrenhttp://buff.ly/PPVL3Q

Seed of Cartoonist Jeff Kinney’s "Wimpy Kid" Started at the Univ. of Md. – Southern Maryland Headline News http://buff.ly/PwYhvu

Writing For Teens Vs. Adults: Rowling As Case Study – The Daily Beast http://buff.ly/QTzDIE

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Banned Book Week: 10 Books That Are Way Too Gay To Read! / Queerty http://buff.ly/PKUZoB

Flavorwire » Famous Authors’ Funniest Responses to Their Books Being Banned http://buff.ly/PPYE4s

Julia Donaldson on books about libraries – Telegraph http://buff.ly/QPVcK7 #kidlit

KidLitosphere Central http://www.kidlitosphere.org/ – great resource for anyone looking for children’s book blogs #kidlit

Nominate Here for the 2012 Cybils http://buff.ly/QLbUdC

Story Time: Children’s Book Authors Remember Their Favorite Bookshttp://buff.ly/U9flhC #kidlit

Where Do You Find Good Children’s Books? – WSJ http://buff.ly/PwWkiH - the top answer in the comments is the public library!

Why aren’t there more musical instruments in children’s books? | Children’s books | http://guardian.co.uk http://buff.ly/TNZPYo #kidlit

TEEN READS

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Miss in October!http://buff.ly/PTqQDG

How ‘The Princess Bride’ Became the Quintessential Teen Read – Entertainment – The Atlantic Wire http://buff.ly/PwY5MV

Jessica Shirvington’s ‘Embrace’ Heads to Television http://buff.ly/PwXxXt #yalit

The Rise of Horror: YA Readers and Dark Fiction | VOYAhttp://buff.ly/PKAZm1 #yalit