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:



13 Children’s Books That Break Racial Stereotypes

2016 Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Sophie Blackall — The Horn Book Gorgeous speech.

2016 Newbery Acceptance by Matt de la Peña — The Horn Book – A must-read speech for everyone.

The Audacious Choice of Sophie Blackall — The Horn Book

Bringing diversity and brown faces to children’s books

GeekDad Charts a Course With Hope Larson and ‘Compass South’ – GeekDad

Jerry Pinkney and the Power of Story: Profile of 2016 Wilder & CSK–Virginia Hamiliton Award Winner – The Horn Book

On the Importance of Creepy Kids’ Books  – 

One Mom’s Fond Farewell to the Beloved Elephant & Piggie Series

Raquel D’Apice’s Open Letter To The Female Hat-Wearing Dog in “Go, Dog. Go!”

Silent and Strong: 14 Books for Introverted Kids and Teens | Brightly

‘Swallows and Amazons’ Forever: Why a now-obscure children’s novel is great summer reading

Tween Pride Reads – ALSC Blog

Which is why there ALWAYS have to be books in the playroom, between the toys ;-):


“An Evening to Paint” at North Carolina Wesleyan College’s Pearsall Library:

Libraries that Listen | American Libraries Magazine

Officials break ground on $115 million Enoch Pratt renovation


Out of the Box – Transgender lives — The Horn Book

RT : From The Hub: Booklist: YA Alternate History

A Safe and Sacred Space – Guest Post by Benjamin Alire Saenz –