Day: November 28, 2014

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week that I think are cool:

"I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope, which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities." Dr Seuss

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Being a White Guy in Children’s Books – The Horn Book http://buff.ly/1Fjot7e #kidlit – Be sure to read the comments, lots of wisdom there.

Best Books 2014 | School Library Journal http://buff.ly/11qP82T #kidlit #yalit

The Best Horror Stories For Children| Evangeline Lilly | http://buff.ly/1HEqOM7 #kidlit

Dav Pilkey: I never hypnotised my principal! That part I made up | The Guardian http://buff.ly/15dXxZJ #kidlit

Handler apologizes again, calls his remark racist | Celebrities | The State http://buff.ly/1xMg0at #kidlit

Jacqueline Woodson: ‘I don’t want anyone to feel invisible’ | Books | The Guardian http://buff.ly/11ZHtbM #kidlit

Meanwhile In America, Brown Girls Are Still Dreaming http://buff.ly/1yNxoKc #kidlit

New James Patterson Children’s Book Inspires Animated Web Series – GalleyCat http://buff.ly/1vxrmQv #kidlit

Nonfiction conversations: Talking nonfiction picture book biographies with kids | There’s a Book for That http://buff.ly/11Qlchq #kidlit

Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels can Help Your Kids Love to Read http://cbldf.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/CBLDF-Raising-a-Reader-REV-070313-WEB.pdf … #ncte14

Year in Architecture 2014: Open to the Elements - The Fort Myers Regional Library and Talking Books Library, Lee County Library System, FL, comprises two buildings and an outdoor plaza. The computer/multimedia area in the northeast corner is wrapped in glass “to announce its presence to those entering downtown.”

LIBRARIES

"Allow me to explain why your library should not provide holiday programs this winter, or ever" http://ow.ly/EHA3n

BBC News – Scottish Book Trust calls for library card for every child http://buff.ly/1Fk2M6S #libraries

CALGARY (AB CA) NEW CENTRAL LIBRARY VIDEO: A Visual Beauty – Read The Fun Calgary New Central Library Facts: http://bestcalgaryhomes.com/video-new-central-library-east-village-calgary …

Dear Library, Forgive Me – BOOK RIOT http://buff.ly/1vNL9LG #libraries

The Ferguson library gives a lesson in community http://buff.ly/1yXkv09 #libraries

Ferguson Library Provides Calm Refuge for a Torn Community http://buff.ly/15r42so #libraries #ferguson

A Field Trip to America’s Public Libraries – The Atlantic http://buff.ly/1Fjp5K7 #libraries

How Libraries are Advancing and Inspiring Schools and Communities | MindShift http://buff.ly/1p6QUkL #libraries

How To Support the Ferguson Library – BOOK RIOT http://buff.ly/1vJEhyU #libraries

Year in Architecture 2014: Open to the Elements - The Savage Branch & STEM Education Center, Howard County Library System, Laurel, MD, focuses on science and technology, as tubular skylights harvest natural light and exterior windows flood the building with light.

TEEN READS

The Best Dystopian Novels Everyone Should Read| Lauren Sarner | http://buff.ly/1y8L3fl #yalit

Ursula K. Le Guin — "We will need writers who can remember freedom" | LISNews: http://buff.ly/1p6P0QV #yalit

What to read if you don’t like dystopia? | The Guardian http://buff.ly/15dXFbR #yalit