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:

Choose your own adventure

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

CCBlogC: CCBC Diversity Logs on Pinterest http://buff.ly/1DFAS2e #kidlit #yalit #weneeddiversebooks

Dr Seuss is more widely read than JK Rowling among children – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1DLeUgK #kidlit

Mal Peet, writer, dies aged 67 – Telegraph http://buff.ly/1EdMBue #kidlit

No Boys Allowed: School visits as a woman writer http://buff.ly/1GIM3ug #kidlit #authors #sexism

When you read....

TEEN READS

17 of March 2015’s Best YA Books: Young Adult Readers, We Lucked Out This Month http://buff.ly/1vUjdWX #yalit

Divergent author Veronica Roth is writing TWO new books http://buff.ly/1EGPS45 #yalit

Gene Luen Yang to Write For DC Comics http://buff.ly/1zCaXpY #yalit

Hot YA Book ‘The Square Root of Summer’ Sells at Auction http://buff.ly/1vUjWHK #yalit

2015 Blue Peter Book Awards

Blue Peter Book Awards 2015

The Blue Peter Book Awards are voted on by over 200 children from 10 schools across the UK.  A panel of judges decide the shortlist which is then voted on by the children. Here are the winners:

BEST STORY

The Spy who loved School Dinners

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Thomas Flintham

 

BEST BOOK WITH FACTS

The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff

The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff by Andy Seed, illustrated by Scott Garrett