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From a 1999 Time article entitled “The Wizard of Hogwarts.”

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 Picture Book Biographies About Famous Artists | Brightly http://buff.ly/1MfZEhB #kidlit

Q & A with Abby Hanlon http://buff.ly/1MgMy3E #kidlit

Roald Dahl’s gruesome twosome The Twits return in new children’s app http://buff.ly/1HVuk2j #kidlit

Spring 2016 Children’s Sneak Previews http://buff.ly/1Dz8sHX #kidlit

These Washington, D.C., Vending Machines Are Providing Free Books to Kids http://buff.ly/1MwsSGK #kidlit

What Publishers Read at Home with Kids http://buff.ly/1KcU2SY #kidlit

Book Art Is Awesome: Around The Home

LIBRARIES

All Those techies Who Predicted the Demise of the Public Library Were Wrong http://buff.ly/1DqAENi #libraries

How the NY Public Library Crowdsources Digital Innovation http://buff.ly/1gQJUFL #libraries

Original Carnegie Library sign given to Chippewa Falls Public Library http://buff.ly/1MKPL9D #libraries

YA Books for Video Gamers - definitely true that many of these appeal to my high school "gamers."

TEEN READS

127 YA Books Releasing Between July and September 2015 http://buff.ly/1KgL5Im #yalit

Falling out of love with YA http://buff.ly/1JhzOsy #yalit

James Dawson: ‘Young Adult literature should celebrate being gay’ – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1Kn5fTF #yalit #lgbt

John Green Is This Close to Having All His Books Made Into Movies http://buff.ly/1KmV4Ma #yalit

Laura Jarratt’s top 10 YA thrillers with sisters http://buff.ly/1HMaRmD #yalit

Book Junkies

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

Literary Coffee

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

8 Books That Teach Kids About the Fluidity of Gender and the Importance of Acceptance | Brightly http://buff.ly/1e17CNB #kidlit

8 Things I Learned Growing Up As A Black Kid Reading Books About White People http://buff.ly/1HIF82A #kidlit

Boy, The New Roald Dahl Logo Sucks http://buff.ly/1e0wRj0 #kidlit

The Guardian’s 2015’s best summer books for children http://buff.ly/1DbYlZq #kidlit

Hood County Commissioners To Hear Public Comments On LGBT Children’s Books http://buff.ly/1TAS6YR #libraries #kidlit #lbgt

I never noticed how racist so many children’s books are until I started reading to my kids http://buff.ly/1HYO48s #kidlit

In the world of books: 25 girls who stand out http://buff.ly/1HXDeBJ #kidlit

Italian authors ask Venice to ban their books after gay children’s stories pulled http://buff.ly/1f7Ko9d #kidlit #lgbt

LGBT children’s books survive banning attempt in Texas library http://buff.ly/1CG2wCg #lgbt #libraries #kidlit

New York Times – ‘A Dog Day,’ ‘Ask Me’ and ‘Sidewalk Flowers’ http://buff.ly/1GhsZ3O #kidlit

Princess and the Pony Creator Kate Beaton Discovers the Universal Link Between Charming Kids, Adults http://buff.ly/1Hx5IPr #kidlit

Tales Of The Greatest Generation |SLJ Spotlight http://buff.ly/1dYfb7s #kidlit

These Washington, D.C., Vending Machines Are Providing Free Books to Kids http://buff.ly/1MwsSGK #kidlit

Watch. Connect. Read.: 4 Questions and 4 Sentence Starters with Marc Brown http://buff.ly/1L2hTaQ #kidlit

50 Incredible Tattoos Inspired By Books From Childhood, I want to get #20 from Lord of the a Rings =)

EBOOKS

British Library Makes 5,400 Titles Available Online http://buff.ly/1K5swcQ #ebooks #libraries

Half of Net Proceeds Is the Fair Royalty Rate for E-Books – The Authors Guild http://buff.ly/1Gk8iUH #ebooks

Netflix-Like Book Services Would Be Happy if You Read Less http://buff.ly/1V4lMPD #ebooks

Joyce Carol Oates on the Intimate Joy of Reading

LIBRARIES

Community Board Approves Redevelopment Plan for Brooklyn Public Library Branch http://buff.ly/1e2Mo1L #libraries

Denver Public Library has a tiny library — on a bicycle http://buff.ly/1Hqch6h #libraries

Getting a Bigger Piece of the Fundraising Pie | ALA Annual 2015 http://buff.ly/1Rouuci #libraries

Mission to make Omaha’s libraries among the best might involve moving them out of city government http://buff.ly/1Ghxnjl #libraries

As I get older, I'm always walking into things. Bookstores and libraries mostly.

TEEN READS

Daniel Jose Older – Interview with the author of Shadowshaper | Kirkus http://buff.ly/1K4k9hq #yalit

Five Novels That Illustrate Rape Culture http://buff.ly/1e2rG1V #yalit

Gone Camping: Novels Set At Summer Camp http://buff.ly/1gzqdlK #yalit

What’s hot in YA right now? Teen authors speak out! http://buff.ly/1I0oIJl #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

12 fantastic children’s books to help talk about prejudice http://buff.ly/1CrOFiF #kidlit

The Best Feminist Books for Younger Readers http://buff.ly/1H5sE5Y #kidlit #feminism

‘Children’s books are one of the most important forms of writing we have’ http://buff.ly/1HMKe45 #kidlitOne Weird Trick Any Children’s Book Can Use to Make Parents Cry http://buff.ly/1D1fXXV #kidlit

Summer reads: The kid edition http://buff.ly/1CrXetB #kidlit #yalit

Why Diversity in Children’s Literature Really Matters http://buff.ly/1HMOwZf #kidlit #diversity

EBOOKS

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens http://buff.ly/1KT5aFT #ebooks #reading

LIBRARIES

Audit Details $310,000 in Prohibited Expenses by Queens Library’s Leaders http://buff.ly/1CrWWDc #libraries

Caught In The Middle: Librarians On The Debate Over LGBT Children’s Books http://buff.ly/1J53rZE #libraries #kidlit #lgbt

Designs for new Wichita central library nearly finished http://buff.ly/1CizsAr #libraries

Fifty Challenges Filed Against LGBTQ Children’s Books in Rural Texas County http://ow.ly/P8x6j #libraries

Future of libraries: No more shushing teens at the library http://buff.ly/1TlMuBy #libraries

How The New York Public Library Is Bridging The Digital Divide http://buff.ly/1D0MT2V #libraries

Vancouver Public Library is the best library system in the world http://buff.ly/1HIwLdB #libraries

Where are the books? Libraries under fire as they shift from print to digital. http://buff.ly/1RkP7Gd #libraries

TEEN READS

"Author Jenny Han Discusses The Successes And Shortcomings Of The Young Adult Genre" http://buff.ly/1LWnfEx #yalit

Michelle Knudsen On Winning The 2015 Sid Fleischman Award (For Humor) For Her YA Novel "Evil Librarian" http://buff.ly/1G9IKtx #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The former host of Reading Rainbow wants you to take a look in a book this summer http://buff.ly/1MJ5ZQ9 #kidlit

How barbershops make the cut in helping kids read http://buff.ly/1Lehm5t #kidlit

How to swap games consoles for books (and get kids reading) http://buff.ly/1R5ZAzZ #kidlit

Let’s Stop Shaming Little Boys Who Read About Girls http://buff.ly/1d4rdMl #kidlit

Middle School Pride : LGBTQ+ Tweens in Literature for Youth http://buff.ly/1IXQE0q #kidlit

LIBRARIES

Library of Congress Chief Retires Under Fire http://buff.ly/1LbTJub #libraries

Teen Services at San Diego Central Library http://buff.ly/1Lamfwf #libraries

What to expect from libraries in the 21st century: Pam Sandlian Smith at TEDxMileHigh http://buff.ly/1Bm7Mug #libraries

TEEN READS

Chronicle Sees YA Differently http://buff.ly/1C9GEJE #yalit #publishers

YA Books With Intersex Characters http://buff.ly/1GPdEfJ #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

5 Completely Insane Books You Should Read with Your Kid | Brightly http://buff.ly/1IedygQ #kidlit

The 10 best Pippi Longstocking quotes http://buff.ly/1FtvWxV #kidlit

10 LGBTQ Picture Books That Broke Ground In Children’s Literature http://buff.ly/1FNhiF1 #kidlit #lgbt

30 summer books that kids will gobble up http://buff.ly/1FVJtmK #kidlit #yalit

BEA 2015: Spotlight on African-American Children’s Authors and Illustrators http://buff.ly/1IedY71 #kidlit #authors #weneeddiversebooks

Best-selling author to launch imprint for children’s books http://buff.ly/1Geax2D #kidlit #publishing

From the Hardy Boys to Nancy Drew: The Secret Ghostwriters of Children’s Fiction http://buff.ly/1JhPaw4 #kidlit

An Interview with Caldecott Medal Winner Dan Santat – GeekDad http://buff.ly/1ADtzgq #kidlit

The Joy of Summer Reading | TIME For Kids http://buff.ly/1ELqGVM #kidlit

Watch. Connect. Read.: Happy book birthday to Circus Mirandus! http://buff.ly/1K9xq73 #kidlit

Why we should let kids choose their own summer reading books http://buff.ly/1I8SsQX #reading #kidlit

Boston Public Library Children's Area

LIBRARIES

#LibraryYES http://buff.ly/1Icqu6V #libaries

Boston Public Library boss Amy Ryan resigns http://buff.ly/1KHlW8S #libraries

Denver Public Library’s new on-site social worker settling into job http://buff.ly/1BMJhkq #libraries

Palfrey: Libraries matter more than ever in the age of Google http://buff.ly/1K9xm7h #libraries

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READING

The Best Websites to Discover New Books http://buff.ly/1Fu7GNe #books #reading

Girls like digital media while boys prefer print, finds study on reading habits http://buff.ly/1KIhJ7W #reading #ebooks

Reading at Home: 8 Things Your Kid’s Teacher Wishes You Would Do | Brightly http://buff.ly/1JlqrJ6 #reading

TEEN READS

7 YA Books Featuring Bisexual Characters http://buff.ly/1GZCVUP #yalit #lgbt

Chronicle Issues Mother-Daughter Memoirs of Living with Anorexia http://buff.ly/1dN2mhh #yalit

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Wins 6 Drama Desk Awards http://buff.ly/1Ka4BHC

Hard Corners of Life: Debut YA Author Adam Silvera on “More Happy Than Not” http://buff.ly/1GZMuTN #yalit

Nancy Pearl Suggests Crossover YA http://buff.ly/1Ka6vrG #yalit

Sophie Kinsella: ‘Once I get an idea, I find it difficult to put it down’ – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1FNgMH9 #yalit

The Ultimate Superhero, Supervillain, and Superpower YA Reading List http://buff.ly/1cykMRe #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

CHILDREN’S LIT

The Authoritative Guide to Children’s Books Turned Into TV Shows — @100scopenotes http://buff.ly/1J2PkHN #kidlit

Bernadette Peters Will Narrate New Collection of "Eloise" Stories http://buff.ly/1FGPQKr #kidlit

LGBTQ Publishing: Books for Every Body http://buff.ly/1IY8OP8 #lgbt #kidlit

‘Oh, what happiness!’ – 10 best Moomins quotes ever http://buff.ly/1FvnzFl #kidlit

Scholastic Publishing Novel on Transgender Eight-Year-Old By Self-Described ‘Fat Queer Activist’ http://buff.ly/1HMGEGx #kidlit #lgbt

Society must be ‘much more careful’ of bodies it shows children, Malorie Blackman says – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1dv89b1 #kidlit

The Ultimate Guide to Books for Reluctant Readers Ages 12 to 13 http://buff.ly/1cXW90O #kidlit

LIBRARIES

Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1FR0UXb #libraries

Rembrandt, Dürer artwork missing from Boston Public Library http://buff.ly/1IVLaBt #libraries

Then there were 100: Why the Toronto Public Library’s newest branch is the perfect modern library http://buff.ly/1FvgLaJ #libraries

READING

Beware Grade-Level Reading and the Cult of Proficiency http://buff.ly/1HMHDXu #reading

Some children just don’t like reading, says Guess How Much I Love You author – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1F8jip5 #kidlit #reading

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

These also seem very doable--the arrangement of the shelves creates the caves.

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Berkeley author Marissa Moss says goodby to Amelia, a character that has delighted readers for 20 years http://buff.ly/1JUzayC #kidlit

Gay-themed children’s book challenged in North Carolina school http://buff.ly/1II8KTL #kidlit #lgbt

How We Talk (or Don’t Talk) About Diversity When We Read with Our Kids | Brightly http://buff.ly/1Af1w6U #diversity #reading

Kids Need Queer Books: On the Challenging of LGBTQ Books in Schools http://buff.ly/1cQo3vR #kidlit #lgbt

New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury http://buff.ly/1Se0OfC #kidlit

The Official SCBWI Blog: It’s The 2015 Crystal Kite Award Winners! http://buff.ly/1AjQpcK #kidlit #yalit

vintagelibraries:

Library of Virginia, Welcome to the BookMobile, year unknown.

READING

Grant Snider’s latest lovely tribute to reading – http://buff.ly/1FuDtmw #reading

Why Are Children Reading Books? Don’t They Know It’s Digital First? http://buff.ly/1AksqtP #kidlit #ebooks #reading

TEEN READS

10 Literary Characters Tween and Teen Girls Can Look Up To | Brightly http://buff.ly/1Hhg3Mq #yalit

Jodi Picoult On Her New Book, Writing YA, and Feuding With Jonathan Franzen: "What remains are the facts" http://buff.ly/1S2KOgC #yalit

MTV Adapting Kirsten Smith’s YA Novel ‘Trinkets’ (Exclusive) http://buff.ly/1Ho2Sfh #yalit

Triple Play: Little, Brown Inks YA Author Laini Taylor for Three-Book Deal http://buff.ly/1LmpKNi #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

Picture Books for Kids Who Like to Tinker and Invent

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 Upcoming Children’s Books to Get Excited About | TheReadingRoom http://buff.ly/1QwuQcY #kidlit

Evaluating Transgender Picture Books; Calling for Better Ones http://buff.ly/1JWNTwb #lgbt #kidlit

Get Ready for a Live-Action Winnie-the-Pooh Movie | TheReadingRoom http://buff.ly/1QwuUsY #kidlit

EBOOKS

People are Losing their Trust in e-books http://buff.ly/1QFrIvo #ebooks

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LIBRARIES

How One Man And His Horse Created A Mobile Library In Indonesia http://buff.ly/1cmCWWv #libraries

Librarians Versus the NSA http://buff.ly/1KRkJvY #privacy #libraries

YA LIT

Asexuality in YA Books http://buff.ly/1L3MDoC #yalit

I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell do I read? – A Queer Teen’s spoken word poem about LGBTQAI+ Representation http://buff.ly/1EHQqnf #lgbt

Liz Kessler’s top 10 books with turning points for teens http://buff.ly/1HjbXbQ #yalit

Michael Buckley discusses ‘Undertow’ and why he writes from female perspectives http://buff.ly/1H6L6zO #yalit

‘Nimona’ Shifts Shape And Takes Names — In Sensible Armor, Of Course http://buff.ly/1A2l4v9 #yalit

Stacked: What About YA Non-Fiction?: A Look at Recent and Upcoming Titles http://buff.ly/1K1GA6p #yalit

Superheroes, Royalty, and a Dystopian Adaptation | YA Graphic Novels http://buff.ly/1KN4TBS #yalit

Why teenagers have to take terrible risks in YA literature – and in real life too http://buff.ly/1EFkYFg #yalit

YA Novels Inspired by Peter Pan http://buff.ly/1F8Vkxo #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

Find Your Way - Draw People into Your Library & Back Again - Ideas & Inspiration from Demco

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

30 most unforgettable animals from literature (infographic) http://buff.ly/1EYmZTp #kidlit

85 years of Nancy Drew: Did you know these facts about the popular teen detective? – Firstpost http://buff.ly/1ESqicQ #kidlit

I Am So Over Writing About Strong Girls* – Kirby Larson http://buff.ly/1RajSei #kidlit #yalit

An Indigenous perspective on diversity in young adult and children’s literature in Australia http://buff.ly/1KMlRB6 #kidlit #yalit

Raheen+Library+at+Australian+Catholic+University+/+Woods+Bagot

LIBRARIES

Calgary Public Library CEO’s major changes making noise http://buff.ly/1bmnMzN #libraries

Oh, Those Clever Librarians and Their #Bookface http://buff.ly/1KGXrcl

Wisconsin police groups want ‘Don’t Shoot’ painting removed from library http://buff.ly/1ERzQF7 #libraries

To read is to voyage through time

TEEN READS

“I bet I’d like The Pitcher in the Rye better. Less whining, more throwing stuff.”  — Best critical reaction to catcher in the rye I’ve ever heard (via yahighway)

Jandy Nelson: I felt like every work I’ve ever fallen in love with spoke to me all at once http://buff.ly/1c2ioCY #yalit

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

Books turn muggles into wizards

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

9 Trees In Literature That We Wish We Could Read A Book Under For Arbor Day http://buff.ly/1OP5JiE #kidlit

Christian Children’s Literature in the Library: A Quick Accounting — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production http://buff.ly/1OYKVFI #kidlit

Daniel Hahn’s top 10 forgotten children’s classics http://buff.ly/1zg3cfz #kidlit

Quebec girl told to stop reading book by school bus driver http://buff.ly/1DQqsfS #reading – I survived school bus rides with books!

Where the Wild Things Really Are: Maurice Sendak Illustrates the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm http://buff.ly/1P6uaZ3 #kidlit

Which are the best picture books about farms? http://buff.ly/1PNg9lk #kidlit

To read is to voyage through time

LIBRARIES

8 Awesome Ways Libraries Are Making Learning Fun http://buff.ly/1zgbiFc #libraries

Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Public Libraries Remain Open | LJ INFOdocket http://buff.ly/1bANErV #libraries

Obama Pushes Reading Through eBook, Library Initiatives http://buff.ly/1birw5f #libraries

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TEEN READS

Getting Graphic: Popular YA Books Adapted as Graphic Novels http://buff.ly/1Inqnqi #yalit

Quiet Books: They Deserve More Love http://buff.ly/1HNqJWR #yalit

YA Characters in Love With Poetry http://buff.ly/1OYJE17 #yalit

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