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:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

8 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids From Reading http://bit.ly/10VtYIh

Children’s & YA Revenues Up Nearly 18% http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/childrens-ya-sales-up-nearly-18-in-november_b67238 … via @galleycat

Love!-> Cleveland project to turn vacant lots into literary spaces inspired by children’s books. http://bit.ly/Yr2MOG via @pageturner

Michael Morpurgo: my favourite children’s books – Telegraph http://buff.ly/ZKor2T

Robert Louis Stevenson: ‘Treasure Island’ author’s long-lost essay | Shelf Life http://buff.ly/143yl5c

E-BOOKS

The Bestselling E-books of 2012 http://buff.ly/ZDWsle

WHSmith Breaking Trust Putting DRM in eBooks without permission from the authors | http://buff.ly/10nlvLG

LIBRARIES

Congressman Already Claims That He Needs To Overturn Supreme Court Ruling In Kirtsaeng | Techdirt http://buff.ly/ZL2oZF

Library Journal Movers & Shakers 2013 http://buff.ly/YdEasp

Oooh – love the furniture! RT @ucsf_library: Come to the party in the Library’s new Living Room, today at 3 pm! http://bit.ly/16He052

Oxford librarian dismissed over Harlem Shake video – that she wasn’t in–Books http://buff.ly/13bIjSn

Play Boxes: Mini Playspaces in Your Library | http://buff.ly/13bIlK4

RT @hubbell Iraqi librarian saved 30,000 books during 2003 invasion /ht @elleryhubbell #librarians

RT @vpl: Have you ever wanted to be a librarian? Here are the skills you’ll need to become a 21st century librarian: http://ow.ly/jighN

Stephen and Tabitha King offer to cover one-third of $9 million Bangor library renovation — Bangor Daily News http://buff.ly/13bIq0g

Supreme Court sides with bookseller in major copyright ruling, says resale is ok — paidContent http://buff.ly/ZHa1k2

Why I Love Our Public Libraries | Open Book: Toronto http://buff.ly/ZKl101

Wisconsin man banned from all libraries on earth | News|Home http://buff.ly/159S6DV

Would More People Use the Public Library If It Had a Water Slide? – John Metcalfe-The Atlantic Cities http://bit.ly/YEK0zs

PUBLISHING

Intriguing-> Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future | http://Wired.com http://bit.ly/ZGFh2y

My Amazon bestseller made me nothing – http://bit.ly/ZmB8kY

Newsroom Cutbacks Are Hurting Journalism, Study Shows http://buff.ly/ZCvomo

Simon & Schuster will give authors direct access to piracy data for their books — paidContent http://buff.ly/10n8Nwi

This Is the Scariest Statistic About the Newspaper Business Today – Derek Thompson-The Atlantic http://buff.ly/108L9DS

TECHNOLOGY

Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B | http://buff.ly/107pprL

Feedly picks up 500,000 new users following Google’s decision to can its Reader service – The Next Web http://buff.ly/YiUHZ3

Google Reader Shutdown a Sobering Reminder That ‘Our’ Technology Isn’t Ours – Forbes http://onforb.es/WdH0ya

How to Backup Your Social Media Accounts – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram http://buff.ly/Y9uxry

How to use Twitter lists to replace Google Reader | http://buff.ly/ZKrJ6b

Pinterest rolls out a new look – http://buff.ly/YjGkqs

Social media life: What privacy? | The Great Debate http://buff.ly/YL0qcx

Why are one third of Americans turning their backs on high-speed Internet? | Digital Trends http://buff.ly/135td0R

TEEN READS

Reading, Writing and Video Games – http://buff.ly/135p0u8

Sex, Violence, and Radical Islam: Why ‘Persepolis’ Belongs in Public Schools – Noah Berlatsky-The Atlantic http://buff.ly/Yp9vW3

Stacked: So You Want to Read YA?: Guest Post by Rae Carson (author of Girl of Fire and Thorns) http://buff.ly/YLsDQB