Day: January 13, 2017

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

Best children's books about Indian culture from @madhmama:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The 40 Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2016 | Colours of Us via

The Diversity List: Picture, Easy, and Early Chapter Books of 2016 — A Fuse #8 Production

Happy 10th birthday to The Brown Bookshelf:

‘Harry Potter’ Was Almost Made Into A US Teen Drama

New musical of ‘The Lightning Thief’ to open in NYC

Obituary: Paul Goble

LIBRARIES

Dallas Public Libary hopes ‘bookbike’ is just the first of fleet to soft-pedal literacy | Dallas News

An easier ‘Hamilton’ ticket: Newberry Library’s documents exhibit

Information illiterate: Challenges libraries face in this fake news era

Mary O’Rourke on staffless libraries: ‘Whose daft idea was this?’

Books are very dangerous!:

TEEN LIT

The 10 Best Multicultural Young Adult Novels of 2016 | Colours of Us via

The 10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Books of 2017

35 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2017

‘Lemony Snicket’ Author Gets ‘Dirty’ With New Novel About Teenage Sexuality

S.E. Hinton says she’s being attacked for being heterosexual

 

2017 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners

The winners of the 2017 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners have been announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Here they are:

GOLD MEDALISTS

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy, illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley

The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz, illustrated by Hatem Aly

Anna and the Swallow Man

Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

SILVER MEDALISTS

Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love

Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman by Michelle Edwards, illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Dreidels on the Brain A Poem for Peter

Dreidels on the Brain by Joel Ben Izzy

A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of the Snowy Day by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher