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:

My policy, exactly:


19 Sad Quotes From Your Favorite Children’s Books

Alan Rickman, Actor Known for ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Die Hard,’ Dies at 69

Dan Santat Lands 4-Book Deal With Macmillan

Five questions for Barbara McClintock – The Horn Book

Message from , LOC’s Special Ambassador for Young People’s Literature: “what you do is a work of love”

New Caldecott honor a historic win for Madison author Kevin Henkes

A Picture Book for Newbery! (REJOICE!)

‘Roll of Thunder’ Publishing Contest For BAME Children’s Fiction Writers To Be Run In 2016

Thank you for featuring the new Newbery & Caldcott winners on air today

Top 10 feminist heroes in fiction

Top 10 terrifying teachers in children’s books – The Guardian –

When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

Why do so many children’s books treat diversity as a black and white issue?

“Wisconsin Children’s Book Author Wins Caldecott Honor Award” – WPR interview with Kevin Henkes –

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Check It Out: Libraries Offer More Than Just Books These Days

Hands-on Projects and Titles that Celebrate Maker and Latino Cultures | Libro por libro

Whiteness, social justice and the future of libraries via Anyone know similar stats for UK?

You are not what you read: librarians purge user data to protect privacy

The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library-Albert Einstein:


HarperCollins Has Big Plans for Lauren Oliver

Here’s how found out that she’d received a Printz honor:

Yes, ‘Between the World and Me’ is a Young Adult book

2016 Rainbow Book List

The Rainbow List celebrates the best books for youth aged birth through 18 that have significant LGBTQ content. Books must have been published between July 2014 and December 2015. Here are their Top Ten books:

Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing the World Cut Both Ways

Breakthrough by Jack Andraka with Matthew Lysiak

Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian

Fans of the Impossible Life Forgive Me If I've Told You This Before

Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa

Forgive Me If I’ve Told You This Before by Karelia Stetz-Waters

Gracefully Grayson The Marvels

Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings and YOU by Cory Silverberg, illustrated by Fiona Smyth

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

SuperMutant Magic Academy When Everything Feels Like the Movies

SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki

When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid