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:


5 Tips For Getting Children Excited About Reading | Edudemic

Abrams Announces Wimpy Kid #8

BBC News – Children should be allowed to get bored, expert says

Creating a Common Language for Cross-Cultural Kid’s Book Collaboration | Publishing Perspectives

"Identifying exactly why a particular book is successful is hard but some of it is about the universality of a theme."

The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit: Sylvia Plath’s Lovely, Little-Known Vintage Children’s Book | Brain Pickings

Tony Ross: My favourite children’s books – Telegraph


Accidental Discovery by Ursula Le Guin – on one important way print is different than digital | Book View Cafe Blog

Penguin Lifts Library Ebook Purchase Embargo – The Digital Shift


"Do you see why I love teachers and librarians so much?" Post at #nerdybookclub will make your day. …

Gray owl adopts library – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Dailyfeatures

Library of Congress digs into 170 billion tweets –

Putting Libraries on the National Stage | District Dispatch

Ten Easy Pieces on the Profession of Librarianship | Peer to Peer Review

Toronto gets its first ever tool library

What could a library do with a gigabit Internet connection? – Boing Boing


Chronicle Books Named Best Children’s Publisher of the Year – GalleyCat

Does Piracy Impact Sales? Not How You Might Think! | American Libraries Magazine


BBC News – Privacy ‘impossible’ with Google Glass warn campaigners

Google’s Google problem | The Economist

Internet Access for All: A New Program Targets Low-Income Students | MindShift

Is Pheed the next big social media "thing"? –

Presefy Lets You Control Presentations With Your Phone, No Software Required | TechCrunch

Thanks Google Keep! EverNote sees uptick in downloads, usage — Tech News and Analysis

Tumblr Now Hosts Over 100 Million Blogs


Ally Condie Lands Deal for Two New Novels – GalleyCat

First Theatrical Poster for Ender’s Game Revealed! |

I wish I had teachers like @yaloveblog in high school. Check out this awesome idea for literacy lockers she had

Kate Winslet joins upcoming young adult film Divergent | Reuters

Neil Gaiman & Marvel Back Together; Bounty Hunter Angela Returns For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

What Makes a Good YA Coming-Out Novel? – The Horn Book

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