This Week’s Tweets and Pins

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

You can also check out the links I shared about libraries, e-books and online life on my Sites & Soundbytes blog. 

17 Famous Literary Characters Almost Named Something Else – Mental Floss

20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books

2012 Mind the Gap Awards — The Horn Book For the books that didn’t win. #kidlit

ACLU alleges Michigan school district violated students’ ‘right to learn to read’ – The Washington Post

Anthony McGowan’s top 10 global adventures | Children’s books | #kidlit

Ask Lorna: short story collections for a seven-year-old boy – Telegraph #kidlit

BBC News – Hunger Games confirms fourth film #yalit

Beach reads for teens — The Horn Book #yalit

Charlie Higson: ‘Let’s not revive this dead debate about reading ages on books’ | #kidlit

Children’s books need age certifications, claims GP Taylor | – And the debate begins again #kidlit

The Chilling Truths Behind Patricia McCormick’s YA Novels | Entertainment | #yalit

Five questions for Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm — The Horn Book #kidlit #authors

Gaiman Signs Multi-Book Deal with HarperCollins #kidlit

Great escapes (some quite literal!) for middle-grade summer reading — The Horn Book #kidlit

James Dawson: why teens in books can’t swear | Children’s books | #yalit

Sophia Bennett’s top 10 stylish reads | Children’s books | #yalit

‘Tempest’ sequel ‘Vortex’ cover revealed | Shelf Life | #yalit

Top Ten Girl Power Books: Middle Grade « Nerdy Book Club #kidlit

‘Witches’ Sequel Casts A Complex Spell : NPR #yalit