This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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


The 9 Most Mischievous Literary Pranksters, Ranked| BookBub |

10 diary books | Children’s books

Are We Rushing Kids Out of Picture Books? | ShelfTalker

Classic Childhood Books That Grow With You| Zola Books |

Does Winnie-the-Pooh hinder a child’s ability to learn science? | Toronto Star

Hear what ‘wordless author’ David Wiesner has to say about books

How Jean Craighead George’s ‘Ice Whale’ Got Finished Thanks to Her Surviving Children | SLJ

Marilyn Nelson: ‘Many performance poets seem to believe that yelling a poem makes it comprehensible’ – GalleyCat

Top 10 Mothers – and mother figures – in children’s books | Children’s books


How I learned to stop worrying and love the Kindle | The Daily Dot


Amazing Reading Nooks: Create Cozy, Inventive Reading Havens in Your Library | School Library Journal

Libraries are branching out into digital – Fortune Tech


11 Things You Learn When Your Book Is Turned Into A TV Show| Kass Morgan |

Beyond the Bestsellers: So You’ve Read SPEAK by Laurie Halse Anderson | BOOK RIOT

‘The Perks Of Being A Wallflower’ Should Be Banned: Kamloops Dad

See the cover of Scott Westerfeld’s new novel ‘Afterworlds’ | Shelf Life

The well-read teenager: brilliant classics for young adult readers | Children’s books

2014 Street Literature Book Award Medal Winners

The 2014 Street Lit Book Award Medal winners have been announced.  The books are nominated based on their popularity in school, academic and public libraries.  They have a category for Young Adult literature.

The winner is a series:

16245125 Nicki Minaj Lil Wayne (Hip-Hop Biographies)

Hip Hop Biographies published by Saddleback Educational Publishing.


There are also three honor books:

Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith Way Too Much Drama Butterfly: A Novel

Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle Douglas and Michelle Burdord

Way Too Much Drama by Earl Sewell

Butterfly by Sylvester Stephens