This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

San José Public Library’s Village Square Branch, CA, takes its young patrons seriously with a children’s area entered through a colorful gateway with a clock tower; a small library-like building lets youngsters play librarian.:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

– our community stands against bullying and marginalization

The Brown Bookshelf: A Declaration in Support of Children

Children’s author struggles to get stories of color in mainstream

Children’s Books About the Immigrant Experience

R.J. Palacio Brings Her ‘Wonder’ Message to Younger Readers

Social Justice Picture Books!

The new Northeast Regional Library, Raleigh, NC, comprises two main wings (children and adult), with a central connector providing visibility to the entire facility.:

LIBRARIES

After Election, Librarians, Book Creators Vow To Support Children

Children’s laureates demand UK government investigate school library closures

Too True!:

READING

One Way To Bridge The Political Divide: Read The Book That’s Not For You

TEEN LIT

5 Fat-Positive Queer YA Books

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

The winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature has been announced. First, let me say how very impressed I was with the entire list this year. It was filled with diverse authors and powerful wonderful stories and writing.

I love the winner and am thrilled to see a graphic novel win!

March: Book Three

If you haven’t read this trilogy, you need to right away. It’s incredible.