This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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


‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ Movie in the Works at Sony

Enter an Archive of 6,000 Historical Children’s Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online

The Forgotten Government-Funded Kids’ Books of the Great Depression

It’s that time again. Time for the 2018 Newbery/Caldecott Summer Predictions (now w/some actual Newbery inclusions!)

My colleagues & I are pleased to present a new journal – Research on Diversity in Youth Literature (RDYL)

Notable Children’s Books Nominees – – ALSC Blog

Our 10 Favorite Judy Blume Quotes | Bookish

Our 2017 Big Summer Booklist! Great fiction & nonfiction for kids (incl reluctant readers) 0-12 yo

‘Productivity is Fun’ and Other Lessons From Soviet Children’s Books of the 1920s

A safe way to talk about hard topics: Children’s author Katherine Paterson | Vermont Business Magazine

The UK’s favourite children’s books have been revealed  

What Not to Tell the Kids When the Goldfish Dies, and Other Lessons from Pet Picture Books

Working Out the Bugs: Adventures in Translating Carson Ellis’s ‘Du Iz Tak?’


12 badass literary tattoos — and what inspired them:

Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia Program Expanding » Public Libraries Online

Don’t miss this piece! Librarians in the 21st Century: It Is Becoming Impossible to Remain Neutral –

San Diego librarians undergo ‘Mental Health First Aid’ training


10 LGBTQ+ Young Adult Books to Read During Pride Month

11 Can’t-Miss Literary Graphic Novel Adaptations

21 YA Books You Should Be Reading Right Now via

Cover Design 101: Behind the Scenes of Scott Westerfeld’s Spill Zone Cover | Bookish

Get a first look at Scholastic’s Fall 2017 middle grade and YA titles (plus a giveaway!) >