This Week’s Tweets and Pins

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts this week that I hope you find interesting:



The Buggy History of One Book Cover by Sarah Albee | Nerdy Book Club  #kidlit #publishing

Children’s Books on World religions – The Horn Book  #kidlit

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author Jeff Kinney talks about his astonishing success  #kidlit

Exotic creatures – The Horn Book  #kidlit

The gender bias in children’s books  #kidlit

Green Eggs and Ego: Reviews of New Celebrity Children’s Books | Vanity Fair  #kidlit

Harry Potter Roamed Around Penn Station Looking for Platform 9&3/4| Underwire  #kidlit

How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling | Brain Pickings  #kidlit

Jessica Ahlberg’s top 10 family-themed picture books | Children’s books  #kidlit

Modern children’s picture books are works of art in their own right | From the Beacon | The Island Packet  #kidlit

Moon Themed Books for Kids : PragmaticMom  #kidlit

Native Americans Children’s Books – The Horn Book  #kidlit

Neville Longbottom is the Most Important Person in Harry Potter—And Here’s Why  #kidlit

Sally Gardner’s top 10 fairy tales | Children’s books  #kidlit

Sam Angus’s top 10 war books | Children’s books  #kidlit

SLJ to Reveal 2013 Best Books on Twitter | School Library Journal  #kidlit #yalit

Why Picture Books Are Important by Hazel G. Mitchell  #kidlit



Louisiana parish votes to save library after commissioner’s rant about ‘teaching Mexicans how to speak English’ –

RT @HistoryInPics: A man browsing for books in Cincinnati’s cavernous old main library. The library was demolished i…

Stockholm’s Tio Tretton Library Gives Tweens a Space of Their Own | School Library Journal  #libraries



11 Dropbox Tricks You Didn’t Know About

The Daily Dot – Yes, everything you post on Facebook can be put in an ad

Silicon Valley Nerds Seek Revenge on NSA Spies With Coding – Bloomberg  #privacy #nsa

Which Companies Are Encrypting Your Data Properly?  #privacy


2014 Contemporary YA Books to Get On Your Radar  #yalit

Author Sherman Alexie Talks Young Adult Fiction And Banned Books | StateImpact Florida  #yalit

Best YA Novel of All Time? EW Staff Pick: ‘The Earthsea Cycle’ | Shelf Life  #yalit

Best YA novel of all time? The final four | PopWatch  #yalit

The Girl Myth in YA Fiction (And Beyond)  #yalit

Guide to Angels in YA Literature | The Hub  #yalit

How Does ‘Lord of the Flies’ Fit Into Common Core? | MindShift  #reading #yalit

How ‘Hunger Games’ and YA lit are re-shaping the Hollywood blockbuster – Movies Blog – Digital Spy  #yalit

‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Writer and Director Talk To TIME  #yalit

M.T. Anderson Reflects on Where We Are, Years After His Iconic Book, Feed | The Hub  #yalit

Marcus Sedgwick on his new book and literary nfluences | The National  #yalit

The Millions : Time for Teen Fantasy Heroines to Grow Up  #yalit

San Diego’s First Couple of teen fiction  #yalit

Stacked: Feminism in Contemporary YA Fiction: Guest Post by Trish Doller (Where the Stars Still Shine)  #yalit

Why I Wrote an Action-Driven Disaster Novel by Matt de la Peña | Nerdy Book Club  #kidlit