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:


Alex Gino: ‘I knew I was different as a kid’ – #kidlit #transgender

But How Do You Really Teach With Picture Books? – Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension #kidlit

Captain Underpants book reveals Harold marries a man – #kidlit #lgbt #bravo

Christian groups slam transgender book ‘George,’ saying it will only confuse kids #transgender #kidlit

Five questions for Eric Carle – The Horn Book – #kidlit

Laura Carlin wins the Bratislava children’s books illustration award 2015 – #kidlit

Maurice Sendak Sent Beautifully Illustrated Letters to Fans — So Beautiful a Kid Ate One – #kidlit

What I’ve Learned from the Books My Kids Love | Brightly #kidlit

Where the magic happens: children’s illustrators open up their studios – in pictures – The Guardian #kidlit


Chicago’s Chinatown library breaks cookie-cutter mold #libraries

Launch Pad Makerspace at Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – #libraries

Library of Congress’s computer woes also disrupt national service for blind and disabled users #libraries

The most popular books in U.S. public libraries, mapped by city #libraries

National Wales library card launches – #libraries

San Diego Opens First Public Library Biotech Lab – #libraries

libraries: what are they up to?:


12 Books for Fans of I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson – The Hub – #yalit

Award-winning teen book Into the River banned in New Zealand – #yalit

David Levithan Inks Four-Book Deal With Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers – #yalit

One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Patrick Ness – #yalit

Patrick Ness and John Green lead authors to raise £200,000 for refugees in 24 hours #yalit #refugees

Why fiction can help us understand the Syrian refugee crisis – #yalit