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

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

BBC News – Tallow Candle: Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘first work’ – http://buff.ly/TaQdTB

Best New Books For ‘Backseat’ Readers, Aged 9 To 14 : NPR – http://buff.ly/X1j2le

Children’s books shouldn’t sit still and behave – Telegraph – http://buff.ly/X2Gr5J #kidlit

Fresh Air Interview: Daniel Handler : NPR http://buff.ly/S0tUDh

Jeff Kinney: An audience with the king of geek chic – Profiles-People-The Independent http://buff.ly/S3Nr5M

NYT upgrades children’s bestseller lists for a digital era — paidContent http://buff.ly/YT71DK

Our Favorite Read Aloud Books (so far) for English Language Learners by Erika Victor « Nerdy Book Club http://buff.ly/VpTqgX #kidlit

Raymond Briggs: The Snowman is not really about Christmas, it’s about death – News-Books-The Independent http://buff.ly/SMX2ek

Scholastic Editors Forecast Top 10 Trends in Children’s Books for 2013 | Scholastic Media Room http://buff.ly/ZgUMkt

Tea Party condemns children’s book on anarchy | Bookshttp://buff.ly/12lRUBW #kidlit #politics

Watch. Connect. Read.: Author Augusta Scattergood http://buff.ly/Vp3rLi #kidlit

The Way Life Should Be: The House of E. B. White | Writers’ Houses – http://buff.ly/Zh0frD

Writ Small: Places: Design Observer http://buff.ly/12nzFMu - favorite children’s books about houses

 

E-BOOKS

25 Free Christmas eBooks – GalleyCat http://buff.ly/12kVZGD

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries – Forbes – http://buff.ly/12jRM61

LIBRARIES

The Bedbug Bunk: How the New York Times Used Fear and Misinformation to Spread Public Library Hysteria http://buff.ly/RKswEV

Libraries and Their Landscapes http://buff.ly/12kzXne

The portable Pacifist Library » MobyLives http://buff.ly/ZfbUXO

UK lost more than 200 libraries in 2012 | Books http://buff.ly/X2HbrB

PRIVACY

Many Apps For Children Still Raise Privacy Concerns, FTC Says : The Two-Way : NPR http://buff.ly/S3P6Ze

READING

Children’s reading skills suffer if they have TVs and mobile phones in their bedroom | Mail Online http://buff.ly/ZloCV9

How Do Millennials Like to Read the News? Very Much Like Their Grandparents – Derek Thompson-The Atlantic http://buff.ly/S6xhbX

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook EdgeRank – How to Beat It and Never Miss Your Favorite Updates http://buff.ly/RJEDSw

Join my new Google+ Community about books for children and teens:https://plus.google.com/communities/102778619139742668641 … #kidlit #yalit

Stop acting like we have ‘rights’ on Facebook | The Technology Chronicles http://buff.ly/X2GYEY

TEEN READS

It Matters If You’re Black or White: The Racism of YA Book Covers | The Hub http://buff.ly/RWTjxR

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Libba Bray | VOYA http://buff.ly/ROQBdN #yalit