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:

Tips for reading wordless books to kids, plus questions to ask them to encourage storytelling.

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned | HarperCollins Children’s Books http://buff.ly/1dG8PoC #kidlit

CBC Diversity: Is the Race Card Old School? http://buff.ly/1gIeF8E #diversity #kidlit

Dav Pilkey to Illustrate Picture Book of Inaugural Poem http://buff.ly/1aa1Hii #kidlit

Gateway Books: Getting Latino Kids Excited About Reading | Libro por libro | School Library Journal http://buff.ly/1b99X6L #kidlit

Is having a strong children’s section a secret to success for indie bookstores? http://buff.ly/1dJ9aqE

Jen Robinson’s Book Page: Congratulations to Reach Out and Read http://buff.ly/1b9n0Vv #reading #kidlit

The Official SCBWI Blog: SCBWI’s Newest Award Is For Independently Published Writers and Illustrators http://buff.ly/1b9miYA #kidlit

Why science fiction isn’t just for geeky boys | Children’s books http://buff.ly/1b9aeXg #yalit #kidlit

Why you should Register Now for the 7th Annual #KIDLITCON! (because KidLItCon is home) http://bit.ly/1dEsvsS

EBOOKS

8 tips and tricks to get the most of Project Gutenberg http://buff.ly/1gRZb1L #ebooks

Don’t price your ebook at $1.99 — Tech News and Analysis http://buff.ly/1b734Tm #ebooks

Online Information, Ebooks, and Moral Panic | The Scholarly Kitchen http://buff.ly/1dG9F4L #ebooks

Penguin makes its ebooks available to libraries through Overdrive once again — paidContent http://buff.ly/1dJUl7d #ebooks

Simon & Schuster Begins School Test for E-books http://buff.ly/1dISBej #ebooks

New shelving scheme.

LIBRARIES

Blackman: ‘ringfence library budgets’ | The Bookseller http://buff.ly/1dDr6CN #libraries

Chicago Public Library offering programming to combat youth violence http://buff.ly/1b9NCFW #libraries

CILIP, Blackman disgrace Vaizey in UK libraries revolt – TeleRead http://buff.ly/1dH86Dv #libraries

I Don’t Need Two Forms of ID When I’m Standing at Your Door | Advocates’ Corner http://buff.ly/1b9LYEd #libraries

Russian Libraries Get Less Scary, More Sexy | Russia http://buff.ly/1b6Ahy9 #libraries

There’s No Such Thing as Library Leadership | Leading From the Library http://buff.ly/1dLIu8J #libraries

READING

7 Reasons Your Favorite Books Were Banned http://buff.ly/1b7Fkym #reading #books

17 Ways To Find Good Books To Read http://buff.ly/1b7FeGY #books #reading

SOCIAL MEDIA

Goodreads’ growing pains: Attempt to curtail author bullying angers many users — Tech News and Analysis http://buff.ly/1b9a4ir

Pinterest Appeals To Publishers With New Article Pins, Pushes To Become A Bookmarking & “Read It Later” Service http://buff.ly/1bc9zEs

TEEN READS

8 Classic YA Books That Will Screw You Up For Life – Flavorwire http://buff.ly/1b99Jwa #yalit

Book censors target teen fiction, says American Library Association | Books http://buff.ly/1b7yzfZ #libraries #yalit

Five questions for Rainbow Rowell – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/16MbsTY #yalit

Is there life beyond vampires for teenage readers? | Children’s books http://buff.ly/1b7yKI7 #yalit

What’s Your YA Name? Use This Generator To Find Out | Blog | Epic Reads http://buff.ly/18G9siH #yalit