This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts these last couple of weeks:

Mary GrandPré:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

8 Click-Bait Headlines For Children’s and Teen Books

The Best Children’s Books of 2016 – Brain Pickings –

The Best Children’s Books of 2016 from The Wall Street Journal –

The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2016

The French Kid’s Lit Author Who Inspired Maurice Sendak & Shel Silverstein

I told J K Rowling she’d never make any money from Harry Potter

‘I write about 350 jokes per book. I throw away about a third of them’: Jeff ‘Wimpy Kid’ Kinney

Irish Times – Our favourite children’s and YA books of 2016

Many American Adults Don’t Read, But That Doesn’t Mean Kids Can’t Learn To Love Books

Netflix’s Dark New Adaptation Will Be ‘Super Faithful To The Books’

Penguin and CBC Launch Award Honoring Anna Dewdney

Talking with children’s book author Jon Klassen

These ‘90s Children’s Books Will Make You Seriously Nostalgic: How Many of These Did You Read?

I am climbing the wall so cool XD:

LIBRARIES

Libraries for gathering, not just books

Library closures ‘will double unless immediate action is taken’

The Library of Congress Is Putting Its Map Collection on the Map

US libraries report spike in Islamophobic hate speech since election

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TEEN LIT

13 YA authors on writing in the age of Trump

Can This American Disrupt Japan’s $392M Young Adult Novel Industry?