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:

Reading gives us a place to go when we stay where we are.


50 Inspiring Children’s Books with a Positive Message – PART 2 « Positively Positive

Algonquin Books Launches New Children’s Books Imprint – GalleyCat

Amelia Bedelia Turns 50 With a New Look and Over 35 Million Books Sold – ABC News

Critics Eating Crow: Google+ Becomes Second Largest Social Platform

Dan Abnett’s top 10 fantasy mash-ups | Children’s books

How Dr. Seuss Helped the Berenstain Bears – GalleyCat

How the Story of Alice in Wonderland Was Born 150 Years Ago Today | Brain Pickings

Katherine Applegate on Winning the 2013 Newbery: ‘Stunned Disbelief’

My top 10 horses in fiction | Children’s books

PW Talks with Laurel Snyder: Kid’s Books Are Not Just for Kids

Why books need literary prizes | Books

I've already read that movie!


The Best Fictional Libraries in Pop Culture – Flavorwire

Bring back shushing librarians –

Featuring: Lisa Congdon | Library as Incubator Project

"I see a library as a place of quiet wonder, in a world designed to frazzle us."

Madison’s libraries are state leaders in checkouts per resident :

The New York Times Declares War on the New York Public Library

Social Media Marketing: How New York Public Library increased card sign-ups by 35% | MarketingSherpa Blog


Critics Eating Crow: Google+ Becomes Second Largest Social Platform

Google’s Plans For Trekker Come To Fruition With 9,500 Grand Canyon Panoramas Added To Google Maps | TechCrunch

Why a Microsoft Office 2013 Subscription Makes Sense for Families

Why 2013 Is The Year You Need To Get Serious About Tumblr – Forbes

Fight evil. Read books.


Storytelling in the graphic form, or why writing comics is the bomb |

Teen fiction and the shadow of cancer | Books|The Guardian

Top 10 Urban Fiction Books by Jennifer Fountain « Nerdy Book Club