This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my TwitterPinterest, and Tumblr accounts in the last couple of weeks:



Back-to-School Wisdom From the Creators of Your Favorite Children’s Books

Children’s Books That Show Kids the Goodness in Stories:

How to get kids to look away from their screens and take pleasure in books

An Ode to Reading Kids’ Books Out Loud

Research shows the importance of parents reading with children – even after children can read

Robert E. Lee is also placed on a pedestal in children’s books

A Trio of Fall Titles Celebrates Virginia Lee Burton’s Rich Legacy

Victoria Jamieson on the Ren Faire + finding her way to graphic novels


Library of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers Now Available Online in their Original Format

Madison library brings drag queen, children together for story time

Most Americans say libraries can help them find reliable, trustworthy information | Pew Research Center –

Public libraries can (literally) serve as a shelter from the storm

Texas Libraries Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey

The two slain Clovis staff are Youth Services Librarian Krissie Carter and Circulation Assistant Wanda Walters:

West Chicago Public Library denies request to remove gay pride book

What’s the worth of your public library?


. writing new fantasy trilogy set in the world! Learn more about Threads of Power:

12 Mythology-Inspired Young Adult Novels –

17 Must-Read YA Books of Fall 2017 |

Cassandra Clare interview: Fascism, demons, diversity, and maintaining her empire without a drop of coffee

John Smelcer dropped from YA award amid ‘concerns’ over integrity –

Leigh Bardugo on Wonder Woman: ‘I Just Want to See Her Smash the Patriarchy’ |

Usborne apologises for puberty book that says breasts exist to make girls ‘look grown-up and attractive’

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