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.


12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned | HarperCollins Children’s Books #kidlit

CBC Diversity: Is the Race Card Old School? #diversity #kidlit

Dav Pilkey to Illustrate Picture Book of Inaugural Poem #kidlit

Gateway Books: Getting Latino Kids Excited About Reading | Libro por libro | School Library Journal #kidlit

Is having a strong children’s section a secret to success for indie bookstores?

Jen Robinson’s Book Page: Congratulations to Reach Out and Read #reading #kidlit

The Official SCBWI Blog: SCBWI’s Newest Award Is For Independently Published Writers and Illustrators #kidlit

Why science fiction isn’t just for geeky boys | Children’s books #yalit #kidlit

Why you should Register Now for the 7th Annual #KIDLITCON! (because KidLItCon is home)


8 tips and tricks to get the most of Project Gutenberg #ebooks

Don’t price your ebook at $1.99 — Tech News and Analysis #ebooks

Online Information, Ebooks, and Moral Panic | The Scholarly Kitchen #ebooks

Penguin makes its ebooks available to libraries through Overdrive once again — paidContent #ebooks

Simon & Schuster Begins School Test for E-books #ebooks

New shelving scheme.


Blackman: ‘ringfence library budgets’ | The Bookseller #libraries

Chicago Public Library offering programming to combat youth violence #libraries

CILIP, Blackman disgrace Vaizey in UK libraries revolt – TeleRead #libraries

I Don’t Need Two Forms of ID When I’m Standing at Your Door | Advocates’ Corner #libraries

Russian Libraries Get Less Scary, More Sexy | Russia #libraries

There’s No Such Thing as Library Leadership | Leading From the Library #libraries


7 Reasons Your Favorite Books Were Banned #reading #books

17 Ways To Find Good Books To Read #books #reading


Goodreads’ growing pains: Attempt to curtail author bullying angers many users — Tech News and Analysis

Pinterest Appeals To Publishers With New Article Pins, Pushes To Become A Bookmarking & “Read It Later” Service


8 Classic YA Books That Will Screw You Up For Life – Flavorwire #yalit

Book censors target teen fiction, says American Library Association | Books #libraries #yalit

Five questions for Rainbow Rowell – The Horn Book #yalit

Is there life beyond vampires for teenage readers? | Children’s books #yalit

What’s Your YA Name? Use This Generator To Find Out | Blog | Epic Reads #yalit