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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 of the Best Books for Newborn and Baby Showers – Book Riot – https://t.co/0Y0TNMT9t1

17 Children’s Books To Prep Your Kid For A Visit To The Dentist — Dun Dun Dun buff.ly/2JOP4Cq #kidlit

Cressida Cowell: ‘Books are better than films at teaching children creativity and intelligence’ – https://t.co/KWU83JwgyT

A Debut Middle-Grade Author’s Life-Changing Tweet buff.ly/32ovdlK #kidlit

Free Book Vending Machines Launched Across All NYC Boroughs buff.ly/2jKmbOu #kidlit #yalit

Recent children’s and young adult books on immigration buff.ly/2lnApFy #kidlit #yalit

States Are Ratcheting Up Reading Expectations For 3rd-Graders buff.ly/2NXetPq #reading

We Live in a Diverse World. The Books Kids Read Should Reflect That. – EdSurge News buff.ly/2LrjXzZ #kidlit #Diversity

LIBRARIES

These 2 Men Are On A Mission To Visit Every Public Library In Massachusetts buff.ly/2lz6bQ9 #libraries

Write Now: Library Is An Essential Tool In Writer’s Kit | News, Sports, Jobs – Post Journal buff.ly/2xRW63L #libraries

Your Local Library May Have A New Offering In Stock: A Resident Social Worker – NPR – buff.ly/2XOSy1u #libraries

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

2019 Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Sophie Blackall buff.ly/2XuVV8Z #kidlit

2019 CSK Author Award Acceptance by Claire Hartfield buff.ly/2JgCgWh #kidlit

2019 Newbery Medal Acceptance by Meg Medina buff.ly/2JdRA5P #kidlit

Beatrix Potter: history of the children’s author, farmer and conservationist buff.ly/2RU7PaY #kidlit

BookBar’s Extremely Official Response to Extremely Negative Comments… With Book Recommendations! buff.ly/2YIEEdu #kidlit #LGBTQ

UK Society of Authors launches £5000 prize for illustrated children’s books | Books+Publishing buff.ly/2LaJvRZ #kidlit

You could be putting your child off reading – here’s how to change that buff.ly/2NBnHkf #reading

LIBRARIES

Arkansas Librarians Launch Summer Book Bus, Inspire Community buff.ly/2FU3wrI #libraries

Public libraries help fill social services gap buff.ly/2RXMJss #libraries

Small Wonders: Rural and Small Libraries Provide Vital Infrastructure for Communities buff.ly/2FV5VC6 #libraries

YA LIT

12 Young Adult Novels Featuring Characters With Chronic Conditions, Mental Illnesses and Disabilities buff.ly/2Jggz8N #yalit

Magical library foundlings, restless skeletons, and more amazing summer YA blessing us this summer: ow.ly/MooY50uU8gW

The Walking Dead: Idaho High School Bans Image Comics Series buff.ly/2L3BH4l #yalit

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Ekua Holmes #CSK acceptance for The Stuff of Stars: “This story reminds us that we all come from the same place and are made from the same stuff, no matter how divided the world may seem” ow.ly/kjQj50uPj2Z

Gene Luen Yang gets personal in new graphic novel Dragon Hoops – https://t.co/3D0Wxjy8rC

Harry Potter Prequel Series Coming to TV – BookRiot – https://t.co/6hWbLeQtWb

How Gyo Fujikawa Drew Freedom in Children’s Books – https://t.co/F6yIx4rDPN

Knuffle Bunny Gets a Permanent Home at Park Slope Library – https://t.co/BwJP28KSST

What We Know About 2018 Graphic Novel Sales | https://t.co/jUlvrh24ay

LIBRARIES

Beautiful Libraries Around the World Every Booklover Should Visit (Video) buff.ly/2IZsEik #libraries

Church holds LGBT prom for teens after library cancels it – https://t.co/S3rkCtAxEG

In rural Stanley, ID, the library’s Wi-Fi is such a draw that the librarian installed a router outside and added benches and power outlets so people can get online even when the library is closed. ow.ly/jSmu50uOCY6

YA LIT

The 16 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in July bit.ly/2NpoLrj via @EpicReads

Cover Controversy: The Poet X — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes buff.ly/2FQ3zEF #yalit

For a wave of Korean American young adult novelists, Korean pop culture is a touchstone – https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/wave-korean-american-young-adult-novelists-korean-pop-culture-touchstone-n1021516

A new month means a NEW #TBRexplosion! We’ve gathered up 22 new must-reads hitting shelves in July, including debuts – https://t.co/YMmlEhqHqT

Summer 2019 YA Books: 150+ New Titles Hitting Shelves Between July and September buff.ly/2KYsYAv #yalit

Why should authors read your bad reviews? buff.ly/2KVPDgI #yalit #bookreviews #authors

 

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

100 Mighty Girl Books for Tween’s Summer Reading List – https://t.co/Pe8YvqvugP

Eight LGBTQ-positive children’s books in time for Pride and year-round learning buff.ly/2FeJ2cL #kidlit #LGBTQ

If Kids Can’t Read What They Want in the Summer, When Can They? | Opinion buff.ly/2wVahob #reading

Kids Books to Celebrate Juneteenth from NYPL – https://t.co/jDHlWv08HO

Picture This: Diversity in Children’s Books 2018 Infographic – https://readingspark.wordpress.com/2019/06/19/picture-this-diversity-in-childrens-books-2018-infographic/

Summer reading list: 9 books to inspire young girls to know their value buff.ly/2FgTbpi #kidlit

LIBRARIES

Gay-themed books fuel fight over free speech at small-town library in Maine buff.ly/2Xj68ZL #LGBTQ #libraries

How the New York Public Library Remains Current 125 After Its Founding (Podcast) buff.ly/2wZ1Kkb #libraries

In One Year, People Visited Public Libraries More Than a Billion Times buff.ly/2WuZ38R #libraries

READING

How indie bookshops are fighting back buff.ly/31BIDus #reading #bookstore

YA LIT

Aurora Rising YA Novel to be adapted for television – https://t.co/84n0LjC2GC

Carnegie Medal goes to fires writer of colour in its 83-year history: https://t.co/Wh9LiHnS4j

Check out these books before Netflix adaptations debut buff.ly/31xQ0my #yalit

Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books buff.ly/2WMrFWM #yalit

Where Are All The YA Books About Queer Girls? buff.ly/31GJAl1 #yalit #LGBTQ

 

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 Facts about Maurice Sendak You May Not Have Known – https://t.co/7qKppWKJJU

12 books that tell kids the fun and inspirational stories behind the women’s suffrage movement buff.ly/2ZdttJI #kidlit

A Very Happy 50th Birthday to The Very Hungry Caterpillar – NPR – https://t.co/Ln7Epylnje

READING

Unputdownable! The bookshops Amazon couldn’t kill buff.ly/2ETtACy

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Beat Bedtime Story Burnout With These 15 Lesser-Known Kid Books buff.ly/2Wxy5hf #kidlit

Children’s book author and illustrator Ashley Bryan on the advice he’d give his younger self buff.ly/2MnhM1H #kidlit

Children’s picture book reviews round-up – to the moon and back – The Guardian – buff.ly/2wwLyWX

Fox/Disney Lands ‘The Garden Of Abdul Gasazi’ By ‘Jumanji’ Author Chris Van Allsburg buff.ly/2wBhKIL #kidlit

I looked at 100 best-selling picture books: female protagonists were largely invisible buff.ly/2ERtjQD #kidlit

Jennings presented with CBCA Lifetime Achievement award | Books+Publishing buff.ly/2EQyu37 #kidlit

Trapped in the Annex – Enough with Children’s Books about Anne Frank – https://t.co/uZI2xnWHrf

What’s Going on in Your Child’s Brain When You Read Them a Story? – https://t.co/7nM33bKr6x

When Childhood Books Should Not Be Revisited buff.ly/2Z5oOtl #kidlit

Why The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats its way into every book lover’s heart buff.ly/310CVC3 #kidlit

William Steig’s Books Explored the Reality That Adults Don’t Want Children to Know About buff.ly/2wAhGJk #kidlit

LIBRARIES

Libraries without Librarians? Twin Cities Systems try it – https://t.co/MxrT5krvXy

READING

The Comeback of the Century – The Book! buff.ly/2W8Wv0l #reading

YA LIT

50+ YA Paperbacks For Summer 2019 Reading buff.ly/2Xm64W5 #yalit

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

5 Fantastic Picture Books that Defy Gender Stereotypes buff.ly/2XaS3dH #kidlit

Dear Dreamer – Jason Reynolds Documentary Short – https://t.co/cMmJjjzS2A

Eat Up! 20 Excellent Picture Books and Board Books About Food buff.ly/2X56C2u #kidlit

JM Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan house’ to open as children’s literature hub buff.ly/2MeV9fG #kidlit

KidsPost Summer Book Club: Make a Difference – https://t.co/gzRUGgb89F

Picture Books About Babies’ Favorite Subject — Themselves buff.ly/2wdYXTP #kidlit

These “Words for Home” Are Poetic and Powerful – https://t.co/0sZZ0BtdqM

A Universe of Podcasts: A Summer Listening Guide for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students ow.ly/Xi5I30oOWlo

Where Are All the Black Children in Picture Books about the Outdoors? – https://t.co/v4xRWF434b

LIBRARIES

The Books of College Libraries Are Turning Into Wallpaper buff.ly/30LZaM3 #libraries

Emilio Estevez Talks Public Libraries with Urban Libraries Council | TechSoup for Libraries buff.ly/2HFRVxA #libraries

READING

Can reading really improve your mental health? buff.ly/2YPmyGz #Reading

YA LIT

5 Inspiring Young Adult Books with Black Main Characters buff.ly/2X3M3TZ #yalit

First Flames: An Interview Between Debut Authors Hafsah Faizal and Nafiza Azad buff.ly/2X0LY3v #yalit

Portrait Of: Elizabeth Acevedo – Latino USA buff.ly/2HGGpSt #yalit

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

During #LatinoBooksMonth we’re celebrating Latino authors, illustrators and books that highlight Latino culture and Latin-American identity! Check out a full range of titles here: bit.ly/2WDSlcO

Hate Reading? Do It Anyway! | ShelfTalker buff.ly/2Vuf8eE #Reading

Problematic Patterns In White Narratives About BIPOC Critique buff.ly/2LBayGN #kidlit #yalit

LIBRARIES

Diversity and inclusion: More than books on the shelves: Latest Library Links – https://t.co/QwDgYtRX7R

YA LIT

10 Great Standalone YA Fantasy Books buff.ly/30rSAu2 #yalit

11 Books With South Asian Characters You Should Read in 2019 teenvogue.com/gallery/south-… via @pooja_makhijani @TeenVogue

Finding Diverse Books yalsa.ala.org/thehub/2019/05…

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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