This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

Fun New Year's Books for Kids - learn about different traditions and resolutions.


15 Children’s Books Re-Envisioned For College Students #kidlit

100 Magnificent Children’s Books 2013 — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production #kidlit

Best science picture books of 2013, including one that explains that babies don’t grow in mommy’s tummy. #kidlit

Bilbo Baggins is a girl: Until children’s books catch up to our daughters, rewrite them. #kidlit

For gifters: kid picture books with snowy themes | Post-Crescent Media #kidlit

HARRY POTTER Apparates Into the West End; J.K. Rowling to Co-Produce Stage Play Based on Magical Book Series! #kidlit

Hooked on books: Author James Patterson wants kids to share his love of reading : Student News #kidlit

How Beatrix Potter self-published Peter Rabbit | Books #kidlit

Jim Smith’s top 10 funny books for kids | Children’s books #kidlit

Joyce Sidman casts spells with poetry | Star Tribune #poetry #kidlit

Live Webcast Scheduled for ALA 2014 Youth Media Awards | School Library Journal #kidlit #yalit #awards #libraries

This Is What Children’s Books Looked Like In The 1800s, And It’s Super Fascinating #kidlit


E-Readers Mark A New Chapter In The Developing World : Parallels : NPR #ebooks

It Seems Weird How Cheap Amazon Kindles Are — Until You See This Crazy Stat – Business Insider #ebooks


Germany’s Unperfekthaus: Is this the Library of the Future? – The Digital Shift #libraries

Libraries and how a study into their use influences facilities management | Human factors in FM #libraries

Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century #libraries

Library, parks and rec merger commences in Clive | The Des Moines Register #libraries

Weekend Giveaway: Literary Quote Art Prints from Obvious State


54 Civil Liberties and Public Interest Organizations Oppose the FISA Improvements Act | EFF #privacy

CBS Airs NSA Propaganda Informercial Masquerading As ‘Hard Hitting’ 60 Minutes Journalism | Techdirt #privacy

Facebook self-censorship: What happens to the posts you don’t publish? #privacy


Here’s Your First Look at the Much-Anticipated Museum of Science Fiction | Underwire


10 Great Books for the Teen in Your Life #yalit

11 Best YA Books of 2013 – Mashable – #yalit

14 Amazing YA Books With Inspirational Heroines #yalit

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens | Bitch Media #yalit

Eleanor Catton’s Advice For Hunger Games Author… #yalit

An Interview with 2014 Morris Award Finalist Carrie Mesrobian | The Hub #yalit

My 25 Favorite Young Adult Book Film Adaptations [Part 1] | Film Equals #yalit

Poster For THE FAULT IN OUR STARS Movie » EarlyWord – #yalit #movies

Seeking Wonderful Young Adult Novels That Deal With Race : Code Switch : NPR #yalit

Why read graphic novels? | Children’s books #yalit

YA Romance in 2013 | Blog | Smart Bitches, Trashy Books – #yalit