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This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

Best Middle-Grade Books of 2015 by Category | Kirkus Reviews http://buff.ly/1QSyT63 #kidlit

Everything You Need to Know About Reading Levels, in One Image — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes http://buff.ly/1QeQJ1B

Fanfare! 2015 – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1YEkLyG #kidlit #yalit

J.K. Rowling Fuels a Twitter Debate on Severus Snape http://buff.ly/1Qf36dS #kidlit #rowling

Kevin Henkes Talks with Roger – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1ltFoPv #kidlit

Lucy Maud Montgomery Gets a Google Doodle for Her Birthday http://buff.ly/1lqI5kO #kidlit

New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015 http://buff.ly/1XvJMPe #kidlit #yalit

School Cancels Reading After Parents Threaten to Sue http://buff.ly/1ToY7qV #lgbt #kidlit

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LIBRARIES

New Study Finds Low Levels of Digital Library Borrowing http://buff.ly/1LJFhog #ebooks #libraries

book recommendations:

TEEN READS

8 of the Most Overlooked (Yet Completely Awesome) Series for Young Adults http://buff.ly/1HEUT1x #kidlit

Chernin Dives In for YA Book ‘Challenger Deep’ (Exclusive) http://buff.ly/1Rq7PKE #yalit

A Song for Ella Grey is a children’s book – and a great one http://buff.ly/21sCdsc #yalit

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

books:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

25+ Changes To Your Favorite Childhood Book Show How Much Society Has Changed http://buff.ly/1iZcuVR #kidlit

About that Embargo: Nancy Osa and Margarita Engle http://buff.ly/1MxrKSg #kidlit

American Indians in Children’s Literature (AICL): Dear Teachers: An Open Letter about Images of Indians http://buff.ly/20ZsbhX

The best-of-the-year lists have begun – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1MzxI52 #kidlit

Children’s author Mem Fox on the joy of literature and why reading is important for children http://at.dailytelegraph.com.au/link/9b0daae558f62e513f09e9b297744220?domain=dailytelegraph.com.au … #kidlit

Copyfraud: Anne Frank Foundation claims father was "co-author," extends copyright by decades http://buff.ly/1QqLih9 #kidlit #copyright

"Polar Express" Author Reflects on the Holiday Classic, 30 Years Later http://buff.ly/1MxzpjD #kidlit

Q & A with Pat Zietlow Miller http://buff.ly/1QADKaW #kidlit

Recommended books on transgender lives – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1O3HkJS #kidlit #yalit

well said..:

LIBRARIES

Cleveland Public Library’s First Bike-Based Library Service Initiative » Public Libraries Online http://buff.ly/1My5FmO #libraries

Josh Cowles: What needs to be said about ILEAD USA – Wisconsin

The Maker Movement is about Making Meaning — Medium http://buff.ly/1MxryCx #making

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READING

Can Reading Make You Happier? http://buff.ly/1X2zOj4 #reading

TEEN READS

Kwame Alexander Lands 4-Book Deal #daily #feedly http://buff.ly/1Yhg3Xn #yalit

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

Bibliography: A Fine Dessert #daily #feedly http://buff.ly/1OueBiJ #kidlit

Do black children’s lives matter if nobody writes about them? | Daniel José Older http://buff.ly/1NUxtUI #kidlit

Early Chapter Books with Fierce Female Characters | @denabooks @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/Uxv6w

Get your children into the Thanksgiving spirit: http://on.nypl.org/1MZO6Bo

Kids are full of questions. Children’s book author/illustrator Marie-Louise Gay has answers http://buff.ly/1L6FPUS #kidlit

Lara Williamson’s top 10 goodbyes in children’s literature http://buff.ly/1MCX29z #kidlit

The Winter 2015–2016 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview | American Booksellers Association http://buff.ly/1iXQFpC #kidlit #yalit

YA author Jonathan Auxier on drawing in the ‘reluctant readers’ http://buff.ly/1QuYf8M #yalit

EBOOKS

Declining E-book Sales Hit Home http://buff.ly/1NFmzE6 #ebooks

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LIBRARIES

Bike-repair stations coming to 9 King County libraries http://buff.ly/1WS5w2p

Indianapolis Just Got Little Free Libraries Right http://buff.ly/1QuXnRB #libraries

King County Library System book-sorting crew reclaims ‘national’ title http://buff.ly/1MKAweU #libraries

NYC library defending title as fastest book sorter http://buff.ly/1WIIPCR #libraries

Public Libraries and At-Risk Teens http://buff.ly/1kfNyLo #libraries

Surf Like Snowden: Lebanon Libraries Offering Privacy-Friendly Flash Drives http://buff.ly/1lglzLy #libraries

For the fan who believes in magical minimalism. | 19 Magical Gifts To Get The "Once Upon A Time" Fan In Your Life

TEEN READS

10 Great Pre- and Post-Hermione Granger YA Heroines Whose Books You Should Read http://buff.ly/1NHBPQZ

Bill Konigsberg Guest Post: "The Lessons I Learned From the Trevor Project Awareness Tour" http://buff.ly/1WMExVU #yalit #lgbt

Black Girls Matter: A YA Reading List http://buff.ly/1GPfq34 #yalit #diversity

Please don’t air brush African teen fiction http://buff.ly/1iOg6Kg #yalit

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

reading:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Can We Talk of Solutions? Regarding Diversifying Children’s Literature http://buff.ly/1MfJoxp #diversity #kidlit

‘Castle Hangnail’: Disney, Ellen DeGeneres Team Up to Adapt Kids Fantasy Book (Exclusive) http://buff.ly/1l7RUnU #kidlit

Editorial: We’re Not Rainbow Sprinkles – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1MfIzoe #diversity #lgbt #kidlit

Emily Jenkins Apologizes for “A Fine Dessert” http://buff.ly/1Neheix #kidlit

Eoin Colfer: ‘It’s time I moved on from Artemis Fowl’ http://buff.ly/1P9Td24 #kidlit

J.K. Rowling Is Writing Her First Children’s Book Since ‘Harry Potter’ http://buff.ly/1P9MMfx #kidlit

The Kid’s Book ‘A Fine Dessert’ Has Award Buzz — And Charges of Whitewashing Slavery http://buff.ly/1PUNwoZ #kidlit

The Quiet Noisy Book: A Little-Known Vintage Gem by Margaret Wise Brown http://buff.ly/1RvMc9w #kidlit

Reading While White: On Letting Go http://buff.ly/1iDe4wi #kidlit

Top 10 haunted houses in fiction http://buff.ly/1Wo4bA7 #kidlit

‘Wayside School’ author Louis Sachar talks new books and old http://buff.ly/1GPpBnS #kidlit

EBOOKS

Amazon Is About to Start Paying Some Authors Every Time Someone Turns a Page http://buff.ly/1LMvqS8 #ebooks

Libraries: We're Netflix for books!:

LIBRARIES

Amazon’s New Seattle Bookstore Feels Surprisingly Familiar http://buff.ly/1RvxRKm #libraries

How a Landmark Library Is Reinventing Itself—Without Losing Its Purpose http://buff.ly/1iqwTTs #libraries

Saskatoon Public Library waives nearly $1 million in overdue fees http://buff.ly/1H8m8kv #libraries

Some public libraries home to rare and valuable treasures – The Boston Globe http://buff.ly/1GPp9WL #libraries

READING

Best Books 2015 — Goodreads Choice Awards http://buff.ly/1LOPTps

Problems Only Book Lovers Understand http://buff.ly/20s2V3N #reading

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TEEN READS

Darren Shan: the joy of a great cliffhanger http://buff.ly/1RDCH88 #yalit

Rainbow Rowell is the best thing to happen to young adult literature in ages http://buff.ly/1GZk9Pd #yalit

A Refreshing Romp of a YA Graphic Novel: Nimona http://buff.ly/1RpPco5 #yalit

Teens spend 9 hours a day using media, report says http://buff.ly/1OoORnC

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Better Book Title for Miss Nelson Is Missing – http://buff.ly/1O5ZDz5 #kidlit

Heads up, parents who’ll buy A FINE DESSERT due to NYTimes rec. It’s a whitewash of slavery. http://goo.gl/2wnvW9

Johnny Depp and Edgar Wright eye Neil Gaiman’s Fortunately, the Milk http://buff.ly/1Nx7Vgd #kidlit

Meet the Illustrator: Tomie dePaola | Brightly http://buff.ly/1PRolDz #kidlit

The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015 http://buff.ly/1KHxV40 #kidlit

Popular Children’s book banned for having gay character http://buff.ly/1LARJtL #kidlit

R. L. Stine on the Goosebumps Movie and How Horror for Adults Is Different From Horror for Kids http://buff.ly/1RynjtD #kidlit

Books fill my days!:

LIBRARIES

L.A. to offer free flu shots at public libraries http://buff.ly/1kSEfkl #libraries

Why I’m fighting to get teenagers into libraries http://buff.ly/1PNM6LU #libraries

28 Totally Relatable Quotes About Books:

TEEN READS

Frances Hardinge’s Cuckoo Song casts spell over British Fantasy awards http://buff.ly/207LBRo #yalit

How do you write for teenagers? http://buff.ly/1PNM1YJ #yalit

I’m a Girl, and I’m a Huge Fan of Comic Books — Here’s Why You Should be Too | Teen Vogue http://buff.ly/1M2hg0q #yalit

YA author James Dawson: ‘I’m becoming a transgender woman’ http://buff.ly/1Nt63oK #yalit #lgbt

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:

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Children Want Factual Stories, Versus Fantasy, More Often Than Adults http://buff.ly/1Gmicfp #kidlit

Children’s author Cressida Cowell scoops philosophers’ award for fight against stupidity – http://buff.ly/1MH0obT #kidlit

The Deep, Dark Secret Of R.L. Stine: ‘I Never Planned To Be Scary’ http://buff.ly/1KjNyhS #kidlit

An Interview with the Director of the “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” Documentary – http://buff.ly/1NUvZwM #kidlit

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale to Collaborate on a Captain Marvel Book – http://buff.ly/1Lmvmbv #kidlit

Top 10 books about adoption – chosen by adopted children – http://buff.ly/1W7ajwn #kidlit

The urgent need for diverse children’s books – http://buff.ly/1M27TzS #kidlit #weneeddiversebooks

Cath and I were indeed two peas in a pod.:

TEEN READS

Get to Know the 5 Finalists for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature | Brightly http://buff.ly/1LoTLLk #yalit

Meg Rosoff Is Wrong: Diversity in Publishing Is Important and Marlon James Proves It – http://buff.ly/1Lowh91 #kidlit