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:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Alex Gino: ‘I knew I was different as a kid’ – http://buff.ly/1Fyd9Tw #kidlit #transgender

But How Do You Really Teach With Picture Books? – Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension http://ow.ly/RNjfY #kidlit

Captain Underpants book reveals Harold marries a man – http://buff.ly/1MbZOIk #kidlit #lgbt #bravo

Christian groups slam transgender book ‘George,’ saying it will only confuse kids http://buff.ly/1iuqHuq #transgender #kidlit

Five questions for Eric Carle – The Horn Book – http://buff.ly/1KZAGms #kidlit

Laura Carlin wins the Bratislava children’s books illustration award 2015 – http://buff.ly/1K5oVKm #kidlit

Maurice Sendak Sent Beautifully Illustrated Letters to Fans — So Beautiful a Kid Ate One – http://buff.ly/1Niv6vK #kidlit

What I’ve Learned from the Books My Kids Love | Brightly http://ow.ly/RNR3l #kidlit

Where the magic happens: children’s illustrators open up their studios – in pictures – The Guardian http://ow.ly/RN9kD #kidlit

LIBRARIES

Chicago’s Chinatown library breaks cookie-cutter mold http://buff.ly/1NgcMTQ #libraries

Launch Pad Makerspace at Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – http://buff.ly/1Lmcvuo #libraries

Library of Congress’s computer woes also disrupt national service for blind and disabled users http://buff.ly/1hTCkKI #libraries

The most popular books in U.S. public libraries, mapped by city http://buff.ly/1IVY1PU #libraries

National Wales library card launches – http://buff.ly/1LVdK6n #libraries

San Diego Opens First Public Library Biotech Lab – http://buff.ly/1hX5Pvf #libraries

libraries: what are they up to?:

TEEN READS

12 Books for Fans of I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson – The Hub – http://buff.ly/1K70UCO #yalit

Award-winning teen book Into the River banned in New Zealand – http://buff.ly/1Nnz4F2 #yalit

David Levithan Inks Four-Book Deal With Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers – http://buff.ly/1KEPCrG #yalit

One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Patrick Ness – http://buff.ly/1EYlViJ #yalit

Patrick Ness and John Green lead authors to raise £200,000 for refugees in 24 hours http://ow.ly/RNj2p #yalit #refugees

Why fiction can help us understand the Syrian refugee crisis – http://buff.ly/1Nntnqv #yalit