This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbles

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


Thanks to Best-Of List Season, now more than ever.


24 Children’s Books to Help Little Ones Count Down the Days to Christmas | Seira Wilson #kidlit

Better Book Titles for children’s Christmas classics – #kidlit

Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities With These Books #yalit

A Field Guide to the Eccentric Creatures of Classic Children’s Literature | Robert Paul Weston #kidlit

Holiday High Notes 2013 – The Horn Book #kidlit

Kent University ‘penitent’ after belittling children’s books | Books #kidlit

‘Miss Peregrine’ sequel ‘Hollow City’ trailer reveal | Shelf Life #kidlit

Our 2nd Nerdversary and The 2013 Nerdy Award Finalists | Nerdy Book Club #kidlit

Recommended Hanukkah picture books – The Horn Book #kidlit

Robin Etherington’s top 10 comic books | Children’s books #kidlit

The top 5 scariest children’s books – IOL Lifestyle – 5 unlikely picks! #kidlit

Where Are the Picture Books by Women? | GeekDad #kidlit

Who says children’s books can’t be great literature? | Books #kidlit


Worldreader fights global illiteracy with e-readers #ebooks #literacy


@ALAlibrary members – did you know you can apply for a $1000 award to attend an international conference? Yep –

Libraries fear NSA is targeting their records | TheHill #libraries #privacy #nsa

Mini Book Making at St. Ambrose University Library | Library as Incubator Project #libraries

Toy Libraries: A Place to Play | American Libraries Magazine #libraries

Vatican, Bodleian libraries unite to put ancient texts, Bibles online #libraries

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Quebec to limit discounts on books sold in the province – Montreal #books #reading

Waterstones spoof Amazon drones with owls … < great response!

Why Our Brains Make Us Click on Lists : The New Yorker


8 books that have stuck with Liz Burns from A Chair, A Fireplace and a Tea Cozy this year – what are yours?

Fluttering Butterflies: YA Books I’m Dying to Read in 2014 #yalit

The Hunger Games, Actual Teen Style: