This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

5 Children’s Books About Trans Issues That Everyone Needs To Read

Are these bks in your library? They should be! Pls share with fellow librarians/teachers!

Books About Bullying for Kids | Reader’s Digest

Children’s Books for the Resistance

In Conversation: Kwame Alexander and Nikki Grimes on the Power of Poetry

New book trailer alert: Noisy Night by &

People Of Color Accounted For 22 Percent Of Children’s Books Characters In 2016

Queer children’s books have a long history that’s only now being told

Tackling The Lack Of Diversity In Children’s Books

What happened after a teacher edited WHOOSH! to remove any reference to race – my conversation with .

Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable

Young Entrepreneur Kaya Thomas Created an App to Find Books by Black Authors: http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/young-entrepreneur-kaya-thomas-created-an-app-to-find-books-by

This is fantastic:

LIBRARIES

Library Hand, the Fastidiously Neat Penmanship Style Made for Card Catalogs

Standing Room Only: Central Library’s Chairless Main Floor: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/library-security-central-branch-homeless-chairs-noise-safety-1.3991416

TEEN LIT

9 YA Retellings Out In 2017 That Breathe New Life Into The Fairytales & Classics

Gene Yang: A Graphic Novelist Caught Between Two Worlds

It’s Chemistry: 6 YA Thrillers That Get Romance Right | Bookish

Novels by YouTube stars are ruining children’s reading ages,
experts warn

Q & A with Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give – 

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