This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

ICYMI: Our picks for the Best Books of 2017 (they also make great gifts!)

Nice Is Not Enough: a Conversation with Laura Atkins

Reading Stories, Reading Lives – by the amazing Megan Schliesman of the CCBC –

“Where Are the Stories for Caribbean Children?” excellent article by Summer Edward of via *

LIBRARIES

It turns out that Millennials are the most likely generation to use public libraries in America: https://t.co/dAoYL7NQh3

Mel Kolstad in Residence at Appleton Public Library: https://t.co/DSNJAwL6sD

We can’t stop listening to “The Read Song” – a rap about libraries written & performed by our amazingly talented James Horton, Jr. (SooDoNiM) & Jalen McCullough (Protege The Pro), inspired by their internship experience:

TEEN LIT

Best-Selling YA Fantasy “The Wrath and the Dawn” Optioned by Imagine: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/bookmark/bestselling-ya-fantasy-wrath-dawn-optioned-by-imagine-1058211

Congrats to for winning the 2017 for Young People’s Literature tonight for FAR FROM THE TREE!

Early 2018 Nonfiction for Young Readers

Katherine Paterson’s List of Recommended Reads for Middle Grade and YA Readers |

The male savior narrative in YA fiction needs to go: https://t.co/DXuj2nqQ8p

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