This Week’s Tweets

Here are the items I shared on Twitter this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Highlights for Children Sells Boyds Mills Press to Kane Press buff.ly/2DLQ5Jc #kidlit #publishing

“Naomi Shihab Nye is the #Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate, serving from 2019 to 2021.” poetryfoundation.org/learn/young-pe… #kidlit #YALit

“Thanks to everyone who has been sending me books and articles about the racism and hatred expressed when people of African descent are equivocated with monkeys, apes or gorillas.” https://crazyquiltedi.blog/2018/07/20/monkey-business/

These books are literally for us by us! Here’s 13 books by Black authors for Black children. ow.ly/NjWq50tVcMR

LIBRARIES

“As the public good is relentlessly plundered by a tiny global elite, the persistence of libraries is both a total surprise and completely necessary.” https://t.co/NkRfCcqIsJ

Chicago Public Library staffing slammed again by inspector general buff.ly/2WwH8ea #libraries

YA LIT

Look Both Ways – Preview of Jason Reynold’s New Book – https://t.co/eBbmWOYLMB