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:



Clare Furniss on sick lit and why labels in literature aren’t helpful | The Guardian #kidlit

Ethnicity of characters in children’s literature scrutinized – Victoria Advocate – #kidlit #diversity

Paddington’s Forebear: A Talk With Michael Bond – #kidlit

Why Diversity In Children’s Literature Is So Important For Kids’ Development | KPLU – #diversity #kidlit



Edmonton Public Library’s First Digital Public Space | Library as Incubator Project #libraries

Hard Times Ahead for the Library of Birmingham #libraries



10 New Teen Titles We’re Excited About #yalit

The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books Publishing in February 2015 | Blog | Epic Reads #yalit

2014 African American MG & YA Fiction | Zetta Elliott #yalit #kidlit #diversity

2015 Feminist YA Novel Book Recommendations #yalit #feminism

John Lewis on ‘March’ and revisiting the Civil Rights movement in 2015 | Shelf Life #yalit

Edgar Award Nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Edgar Awards have been announced.  The awards are presented by the Mystery Writers of America and celebrate the best in the mystery genre.  Here are the nominees for books for youth:


Absolutely Truly: A Pumpkin Falls Mystery Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile Greenglass House

Absolutely Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick

Eddie Red, Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile by Marcia Wells

Greenglass House by Kate Milford

Nick and Tesla's Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove: A Mystery with a Blinking, Beeping, Voice-Recording Gadget Glove You Can Build Yourself Saving Kabul Corner Space Case

Nick and Tesla’s Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove by "Science Bob" Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith

Saving Kabul Corner by N. H. Senzai

Space Case by Stuart Gibbs



The Art of Secrets The Doubt Factory Fake ID

The Art of Secrets by James Klise

The Doubt Factory by Paolo Bacigalupi

Fake ID by Lamar Giles

Nearly Gone (Nearly Gone, #1) The Prince of Venice Beach

Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano

The Prince of Venice Beach by Blake Nelson