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:


9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn From These Beloved Classic Children’s Books #kidlit

2014 Spring/Summer Picture Book Preview| Minh Le | #kidlit

Black history books teach children about traditions, unsung heroes #kidlit

Books on Film: Making ‘The Calls’ — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes #kidlit

COVER REVEAL: Raina Telgemeier’s ‘Sisters’ — The Beat #kidlit

Exclusive: JK Rowling on Harry Potter character Gilderoy Lockhart – audio | Children’s books #kidlit

Happy Year of the Horse! – The Horn Book #kidlit

‘Harry Potter’ Ending May Be Wrong, Says JK Rowling #kidlit

How stories and reading can help teach children about disability | Guardian Professional #kidlit

Jim Henson Company Options Rights to Randi Zuckerberg’s Picture Book DOT; Plans New Animated TV Series #kidlit

New ALSC Rule Will Limit Awards Committee Members’ Reviewing, Blogging | School Library Journal #libraries #blogging

Pip Jones’s top 10 cats in children’s books | Children’s books #kidlit

Tim Federle@TimFederle Feb 3

Confidence is overrated. Everything I’ve ever been proud of began in a place of total uncertainty.

Video: Mo Willems reacts to winning a 2014 Giesel honor:


FCC makes “close call” in issuing e-reader waiver – District Dispatch #ebooks


FCC: The time is now to speed library broadband connections #libraries

Minnesota’s libraries are rushing to adapt to a post-book world | Star Tribune #libraries

Sonoma Library to Host Minecraft Camp – The Digital Shift #libraries


For Black History Month, a time line to what black history in YA fiction looks like: …

Manga comics: where to start | Children’s books #kidlit #manga

Outstanding Books for the College Bound | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) #yalit

Ransom Riggs, photo collector – Fine Books and Collections #yalit