Day: July 14, 2017

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 LIT

5 Ways to Find Diverse Books Your Kids Will Love This Summer

Chris Colfer set to turn his first children’s book into a movie | Toronto Star

Entertainment Weekly gets a first peek at Oprah and Mindy Kaling in the new adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time:

Girls can take the lead on amazing adventures! For 25 great fantasy-adventure series starring Mighty Girls, visit

Interview with Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock, KNIFE’S EDGE and COMPASS SOUTH Team:

Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid

LIBRARIES

The 6 Unexpected Things I Found in My Small-Town Library:

TEEN LIT

8 YA Heroines You’ll Love as Much as Wonder Woman:

A high school English teacher on the books her struggling readers loved so much, she never saw them again:

Should YA fiction have to teach a lesson? via

Why We Need Diverse Characters in YA Books, According to Angie Thomas

2017 South Asia Book Awards

The winners of the 2017 South Asia Book Awards for Children’s and Young Adult Literature have been announced. The awards are given to books that portray South Asia or South Asians living abroad. The awards include two honor books and four highly commended books:

WINNERS

25942978 What Elephants Know

Maya by Mahak Jain, illustrated by Elly MacKay

What Elephants Know by Eric Dinerstein

 

HONOR BOOKS

Book Uncle and Me A Long Pitch Home

Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Julianna Swaney

A Long Pitch Home by Natalie Dias Lorenzi

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED BOOKS

28818768 One Half from the East

The Boy and the Bindi by Vivek Shraya, illustrated by Rajni Perera

One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi

Rani Patel in Full Effect When Bholu Came Back (English)

Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel

When Bholu Came Back by Kavitha Punniyamurthi, illustrated by Niloufer Wadia