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This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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

The Official Anime Versions of Harry Potter Characters:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

17 Times Children’s Books Got A Much, Much Better Title

A delightful way to teach kids about computers

J.K. Rowling Shows Off The International Wizarding World With New Magical Academies

The Most Anticipated Children’s and YA Books of Spring 2016

What’s Lost When Kids Are ‘Under-connected’ to the Internet?

Charlie Brown lost his library book.:

LIBRARIES

Beyond Books: Why Some Libraries Now Lend Tools, Toys and More

How the Detroit Public Library is staying relevant to kids in the 21st century

Policies for Library Inclusion of Self-Published Works » Public Libraries Online

St. Louis Public Library gets access to rare collection of African-American history

I still like fairy tales ... keeps my imagination keen.:

READING

More on Diversity: A Response to Courtney Milan | Kirkus Reviews

Speaking up against systemic racism in the publishing industry

Why Books are the Best Furniture

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TEEN READS

6 Great New Comic Books You Need to Read This Spring | Teen Vogue

FAITH #1: Comics’ Plus Size Superhero

Love Is in the Air: 11 Teen Romance Books | Brightly

Red Queen Rising: Victoria Aveyard’s Expanding YA Empire

Spider-Man #1 leaps into new, more diverse era as black teen dons mask

Top 10 books by transgender authors featuring trans characters

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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

Mmm, books and tea. <3:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Kate DiCamillo’s ‘Raymie Nightingale’ Is First Children’s Book Selected for One Book, One South

Little Robot receives Gryphon Award

Politics in picture books: big questions for the smallest readers

LIBRARIES
Committee OKs bill expanding library powers
The loss of libraries is another surefire way to entrench inequality
Windsor Public Library to create community hub to help homeless and those in poverty
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TEEN READS
30 Much Anticipated Young Adult Novels for the First Half of 2016

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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

So true.:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books -2015 BLUE RIBBONS

CCBlogC: “Drum Dream Girl” by Margarita Engle Wins 2016 Charlotte Zolotow Award

Fantasy Author Cornelia Funke On Writing For Kids & How It Feels To Kill A Major Character

Neil Patrick Harris will star in Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

Scholastic pulls George Washington book over slave cake controversy

Top 10 worriers in children’s literature – The Guardian

Watch. Connect. Read.: Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall

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LIBRARIES

Have an overdue book or unpaid fines? L.A. Public Library to offer 2-week amnesty program

READING

Why You Should Read 50 Books This Year (And How To Do It)

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TEEN READS

9 Books to Read Before They Become Movies in 2016 | Teen Vogue

A Reading Rainbow: YA Novels That Explore Sexuality and Sexual Identity

‘Trendy’ books: should we really be following the crowd?

Uploading of Anne Frank’s diary ruffles legal feathers

Why ‘The 5th Wave’ Isn’t Just Another ‘Hunger Games’

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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My policy, exactly:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

19 Sad Quotes From Your Favorite Children’s Books

Alan Rickman, Actor Known for ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Die Hard,’ Dies at 69

Dan Santat Lands 4-Book Deal With Macmillan

Five questions for Barbara McClintock – The Horn Book

Message from , LOC’s Special Ambassador for Young People’s Literature: “what you do is a work of love”

New Caldecott honor a historic win for Madison author Kevin Henkes

A Picture Book for Newbery! (REJOICE!)

‘Roll of Thunder’ Publishing Contest For BAME Children’s Fiction Writers To Be Run In 2016

Thank you for featuring the new Newbery & Caldcott winners on air today

Top 10 feminist heroes in fiction

Top 10 terrifying teachers in children’s books – The Guardian –

When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

Why do so many children’s books treat diversity as a black and white issue?

“Wisconsin Children’s Book Author Wins Caldecott Honor Award” – WPR interview with Kevin Henkes –

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LIBRARIES

Check It Out: Libraries Offer More Than Just Books These Days

Hands-on Projects and Titles that Celebrate Maker and Latino Cultures | Libro por libro

Whiteness, social justice and the future of libraries via Anyone know similar stats for UK?

You are not what you read: librarians purge user data to protect privacy

The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library-Albert Einstein:

TEEN READS

HarperCollins Has Big Plans for Lauren Oliver

Here’s how found out that she’d received a Printz honor:

Yes, ‘Between the World and Me’ is a Young Adult book

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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The tweet of the year for me:

Kirby Larson Tweet

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Congrats, Mr. Ambassador! Celebrating Gene Luen Yang #kidslit http://buff.ly/1VGo7iK

Jon Klassen Scores a Hat Trick http://buff.ly/1Z6Csuu #kidlit

Laurie Halse Anderson’s Seeds of America final book cover reveal http://buff.ly/1SAejY4 #kidlit

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LIBRARIES

California Library Creates Online Privacy Tool | American Libraries Magazine http://buff.ly/1Z5rUM1 #libraries

I can't come into work today because a work of fiction has left me emotionally crippled.:

TEEN READS

The 2016 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1VK6Wgb #yalit

YA Book Bloggers Targeted by Catfishing Scheme http://buff.ly/1PecsT9 #blogging

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

9 Hanukkah Picture Books For Children That Adults Will Love, Too http://buff.ly/1OOlhaG #kidlit #hanukkah

21 Children’s Books Every Black Kid Should Read http://buff.ly/1N9V8QY #diversity #kidlit

Bringing books to children in Thailand’s remote mountain districts http://buff.ly/1ID1j1b #kidlit

C.S. Lewis’ Greatest Fiction: Convincing American Kids That They Would Like Turkish Delight http://buff.ly/1XMwM82 #kidlit

Meet the Artist Behind the Animorphs Covers That Destroyed Your Mind as a Kid | VICE | United States http://buff.ly/1lMJtOJ #kidlit

A Piggle-Wiggle for a New Generation http://buff.ly/1NY8tzo #kidlit

Publishers Crack Coding for Kids http://buff.ly/1NIS93w #kidlit

A Roundup of 2015’s Best Book Lists for Kids and Teens http://buff.ly/1QyrQ0L #kidlit #yalit

Top 10 unlikely friendships in children’s books http://buff.ly/21RFSQp #kidlit

What are the best children’s books to read at Christmas? http://buff.ly/1TzheOH #xmas #kidlit

Why I want more disabled characters in books http://buff.ly/1ID1sls #kidlit #diversity

Wisconsin School Board Member Tries to Ban Muppets Book http://buff.ly/1TDjX9U

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LIBRARIES

Artist in Residence Program at Appleton Public Library http://buff.ly/1NXOWPG #libraries

How to Make 3D Printed Stuff Without Owning a 3D Printer http://buff.ly/1jQIBaF #libraries

N.Y. Public Library to Host a Reading Recommendation Booth #daily #feedly http://buff.ly/1NFDgLc #libraries

WATCH: 600 People Pack Wisconsin Library for Reading of ‘I Am Jazz’ http://buff.ly/21CAaBP #lgbt #libraries