Archive for February 8, 2013


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:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

"6 Tips for Nurturing a Child’s Love of Reading" http://buff.ly/X26fAk

10 Amelia Bedelia-isms | Mental Floss http://buff.ly/WUfGUg

bookshelves of doom: A teacher in Washington State has formally challenged two books in the Prosser School District. http://buff.ly/WMe2nU

Can books teach children to behave badly? | Children’s books http://buff.ly/WTRMbi

Dear Mom, Thanks for Making Me a Reader by Rebecca Dunn « Nerdy Book Club http://buff.ly/WTSqpr

Final Sendak Book A Tribute To His Brother : NPR http://buff.ly/WTREso

First Book’s New Initiative Pledges $500K to Buying Diversity Children’s Books – GalleyCat http://buff.ly/WKs2ys

Jan Ormerod Dies http://wp.me/p1iTZw-1Qd

Joanna Nadin’s top 10 laugh-out-loud reads for 5-8-year-olds | Children’s books http://buff.ly/W0QuKH

We recommend 10 children’s books for Black history month -http://buff.ly/WM72HN

E-BOOKS

Digital Comics Are Getting Cheaper http://buff.ly/WYEmcu

LIBRARIES

inside-the-stuttgart-city-library

Anti-Censorship Group Shushes New Jersey Library for Banning Games From Its Computers http://buff.ly/VR0DcT

Free pole dancing classes at Dalkeith’s Mayfield library ‘a success’ | News|Edinburgh|STV http://buff.ly/WMJqCE

The Future of Librarians in an EBook World – Technology-The Atlantic Cities http://bit.ly/11JTHyJ

Gaby Roslin: Why parents need Britain’s local libraries to be saved – Telegraph http://buff.ly/WTQZro

Hot Off the (Library) Press – Technology-The Chronicle of Higher Education http://buff.ly/XabfCW

How To Save A Public Library: Make It A Seed Bank : The Salt : NPR http://bit.ly/11yCFTZ

It has started already – Kirtsaeng and First Sale – Scholarly Communications @ Duke http://buff.ly/W073q1

Park It! – a summery pop up park at Oak Park Public Library -http://buff.ly/VRvmGP

Recorded Books Rolls Out IndieFlix Movie Streaming Service – The Digital Shift http://buff.ly/11JtEYc

"S.F. library eyes laptop-lending kiosks" http://bit.ly/14M9Ibz

PUBLISHERS

Hachette, Penguin and Simon & Schuster Launch Bookish – GalleyCat http://buff.ly/14C8ZZr

http://Beatrice.com » I Have Nothing to Say About Bookish http://buff.ly/WQgGsJ

Op-ed: Publishers’ fear of e-books is hurting libraries | Opinion|The Seattle Times http://buff.ly/X2KujJ

TECHNOLOGY

For the Internet-Deprived, McDonald’s Is Study Hall -http://on.wsj.com/WutJ35

Government Wants to Create Free Public ‘Super Wi-Fi’http://on.mash.to/Y5GePC

iPad at 81% tablet web share in North America, Kindle Fire grabs 7.7%, and Galaxy line takes 3.9% – The Next Web http://buff.ly/14BV9pW

Love it, Hate it, Twitter Forges On http://mbist.ro/VzyHgS

Maybe Those Chromebooks Weren’t Such A Crazy Idea After All | TechCrunch http://buff.ly/WQO7Ly

TEEN BOOKS

EarlyWord: Neil Gaiman’s Big Year – http://buff.ly/WMSRSB

Locus, the magazine that covers science fiction and fantasy, has put our their 2012 recommended reading list which are this year’s favorite books of the editors and reviewers of Locus.  They have a list of their top Young Adult books:

Apollo's Outcasts Be My Enemy Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)

Apollo’s Outcasts by Allen Steele

Be My Enemy by Ian McDonald

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

Black Heart (Curse Workers, #3) 11164791 The Broken Lands The Chaos

Black Heart by Holly Black

The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan

The Broken Lands by Kate Milford

The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson

The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, #2) Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #2) The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)

The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson

Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor

The Diviners by Libba Bray

Dodger The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2) Every Day

Dodger by Terry Pratchett

The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi

Every Day by David Levithan

A Face Like Glass The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (Fairyland, #2) Pirate Cinema

A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente

Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow

Radiant Days  Railsea The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, #1)

Radiant Days by Elizabeth Hand

Railsea by China Mieville

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Son (The Giver, #4) Team Human Zeuglodon: The True Adventures of Kathleen Perkins, Cryptozoologist

Son by Lois Lowry

Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sara Rees Brennan

Zeuglodon by James P. Blaylock

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