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:

#books #reading:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Children’s Lit Community Launches Auction to Help Refugees in Europe

Fresh Graphic Novel Picks – ALSC Blog

From school books to publishing, black girls deserve better representation

‘I pinch myself everyday’ says children’s book author and illustrator Ashley Spires

Jackie Carter, Who Pushed for Racial Diversity in Children’s Books, Dies at 62

Why children and teens need funny books

Why it’s time to take children’s books seriously

I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.:

EBOOKS

How Amazon Kindle Unlimited Scammers Wring Big Money From Phony Books

LIBRARIES

Beyond books: Eight things you may not know about libraries

Boulder Public Library aims to empower parents with new early literacy app

Community celebrates Billings Public Library’s recent awards

In praise of the Library of Congress

Is your local library a bestseller? — Mass. circulation rates tell an interesting tale – The Boston Globe

L.A. Public Library unveils new card designed by Shepard Fairey

Lending a Library a Hand in Colorado

Library director reflects on dramatic changes as retirement draws near

The once and future library

Open libraries: Self service libraries – The Danish way.

The Rise of Pirate Libraries

Toronto library workers say they’re heading for strike | Toronto Star

Weeding the Worst Library Books – The New Yorker

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TEEN READS

The best starter graphic novels for YA readers