Day: February 2, 2018

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

5 reasons to read aloud to your child, today and always

Children’s and teens roundup: the best new picture books and novels

Christopher Paul Curtis talks with PW KidsCast about his new book and the effect that his Newbery Award and Honors have had on his career.

David Shannon Welcomes Back His Fictional Boyhood Self

HMH Taps Kwame Alexander to Head New Imprint

Pulitzer-Winner Claims ‘Super-White’ Children’s Books Ruined His Youth

Remixed book covers imagine a young adult book series that confronts racism

Why Read Aloud Day matters: In a world of screens and busyness, we find the time for magic

LIBRARIES

How public libraries are reinventing themselves for the 21st century

No books at home? Anaheim library’s ‘permanent loan’ program aims to fix that for kids

TEEN LIT

The 17 Best YA Books Of February Feature Some Essential Marginalized Voices

The Best LGBTQ YA Books of 2017

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ (adapted from Emily M. Danforth’s 2012 novel) wins grand jury prize at Sundance |

Why It’s So Important That Diverse YA Books Feature “Quirky” Characters, Too