This Week’s Tweets and Pins

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


BBC News – Tallow Candle: Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘first work’ –

Best New Books For ‘Backseat’ Readers, Aged 9 To 14 : NPR –

Children’s books shouldn’t sit still and behave – Telegraph – #kidlit

Fresh Air Interview: Daniel Handler : NPR

Jeff Kinney: An audience with the king of geek chic – Profiles-People-The Independent

NYT upgrades children’s bestseller lists for a digital era — paidContent

Our Favorite Read Aloud Books (so far) for English Language Learners by Erika Victor « Nerdy Book Club #kidlit

Raymond Briggs: The Snowman is not really about Christmas, it’s about death – News-Books-The Independent

Scholastic Editors Forecast Top 10 Trends in Children’s Books for 2013 | Scholastic Media Room

Tea Party condemns children’s book on anarchy | Books #kidlit #politics

Watch. Connect. Read.: Author Augusta Scattergood #kidlit

The Way Life Should Be: The House of E. B. White | Writers’ Houses –

Writ Small: Places: Design Observer – favorite children’s books about houses



25 Free Christmas eBooks – GalleyCat

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries – Forbes –


The Bedbug Bunk: How the New York Times Used Fear and Misinformation to Spread Public Library Hysteria

Libraries and Their Landscapes

The portable Pacifist Library » MobyLives

UK lost more than 200 libraries in 2012 | Books


Many Apps For Children Still Raise Privacy Concerns, FTC Says : The Two-Way : NPR


Children’s reading skills suffer if they have TVs and mobile phones in their bedroom | Mail Online

How Do Millennials Like to Read the News? Very Much Like Their Grandparents – Derek Thompson-The Atlantic


Facebook EdgeRank – How to Beat It and Never Miss Your Favorite Updates

Join my new Google+ Community about books for children and teens: … #kidlit #yalit

Stop acting like we have ‘rights’ on Facebook | The Technology Chronicles


It Matters If You’re Black or White: The Racism of YA Book Covers | The Hub

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Libba Bray | VOYA #yalit