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:


The 15 Greatest Kid Detectives | Jordan B. Nielsen #kidlit

Best Old fashioned Children’s Books Set on a Farm : PragmaticMom #kidlit

bookshelves of doom: Readalikes: Percy Jackson. #kidlit

#CallingCaldecott: How to read a picture book in 9 easy steps. Awesome and hilarious.

‘Dear Dumb Diary’ author announces new movie | Observer and Eccentric Newspapers and Hometown Weeklies

Edward Carey’s top 10 writer/illustrators | Children’s books #kidlit

Five questions for David Wiesner – The Horn Book #kidlit

My Favorite Children’s Books | Cynthia Voigt #kidlit


E-readers: the best way to get the world’s children reading | Technology | The Observer #ebooks #reading

Expanding Privacy Legislation to Include Ebooks | American Libraries Magazine #privacy #ebooks

New Birmingham Library Atrium, 2013. At 31,000 sqm it is the largest public library in Europe. The ten-level library will share with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre a spacious entrance and foyer as well as a flexible studio theatre seating 300 people. The library houses world-class collections of archives, photography and rare books. WoW!


BiblioTech Digital Library Opens this Week #libraries

The Cost of Censorship in Libraries: 10 Years Under the Children’s Internet Protection Act | EFF … #libraries

MAKE | A Librarian’s Guide to Boosting the Maker Movement #libraries

Morrison’s ‘Bluest Eye’ Joins Wide Range of Books Challenged in Alabama Schools | School Library Journal

RT @meghandrrns Guys Netflix for books is already a real thing, it is called a library, and you would not believe the low low monthly price, okay, bye.

RT @theREALwikiman – I want to hold up a sign that says LIBRARIANS: Google is absolutely fine for 99% of things. Find other ways to be useful.

Talking about Tablets: Lawrence Public Library (KS) #libraries

Teen Read Week – Seek the Unknown @ your library! Teen Read Week, Oct. 13-19 #yalit #libraries

Yup. One after another.


15 Fabulous Bookish Pinterest Boards #books #reading

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books «TwistedSifter #books

Broader, Better Literary Conversations | The Nation #diversity #books #authors

Old English Demonstrated By British College Students Using Famous Movie Scenes

The U.S. Illiteracy Rate Hasn’t Changed In 10 Years #literacy


Google is preparing for screenless computers – Quartz

N.S.A. Able to Foil Basic Safeguards of Privacy on Web #privacy


Beautiful Creatures Authors to Write Spinoff Series #yalit

Book Trade Announcements – David Almond – One In A Million For Hodder Children’s Books #kidlit #yalit

Ellen Hopkins talks ‘Smoke’, the much-anticipated sequel to ‘Burned’ | Shelf Life #yalit

I can’t think of a better read to start your day or to take a break than the chat between @CBethM and @JoKnowles …

Interview: Gene Yang Talks Boxers & Saints | GeekDad #yalit

Librarians Love: Books with Girls Passing as Boys | The Hub … #yalit

Real girls – The Horn Book #yalit

Unpacking why adults read young adult fiction – Malinda Lo #yalit

YA Authors Who Have Also Been Behind Your TV Screens #yalit