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

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The Children’s Book That Made Me Realize It’s Okay to Be Alone |

Congratulations to this year’s Cybils Award Winners!

Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came for Tea gets film deal | The Bookseller

‘Sad’ dog looking for kids to read to him is now all booked up | https://t.co/Ay5SYuR3mE

Sexual Harassment In Children’s Publishing Reaches a Crisis Point

TEEN READS

“It felt so otherworldly.” – ‘We Are Okay’ author on winning the Printz Medal

Making the Personal Political: Angie Thomas on “The Hate U Give”

Muse of Nightmares: Preview Laini Taylor’s epic sequel to Strange the Dreamer – https://t.co/6AkzBc6Jcl

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

32nd Annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

2018 Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards Finalists Announced

An illustration from award-winning duo + Christian Robinson’s ‘Carmela Full of Wishes.’ Find more Fall Sneak Previews here:

Jesmyn Ward Is Writing a Middle Grade Novel | Book Pulse

Oxenbury and Burningham win BookTrust lifetime achievement awards | The Bookseller

Paramount options film rights to Templar’s Ology World | The Bookseller

Penguin Young Readers Announces Imprint for Diverse Books

Picture books about Jewish women

Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018

LIBRARIES

A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

When the newspaper closed, this town library started one

TEEN READS

Roundup

10 Must-Read YA Books for Young Activists

BRB very busy sending all of these adorable Prince and the Dressmaker Valentines to each other!

Four New Uglies Novels – Scott Westerfeld

The Women Writers You’ve Been Overlooking: https://t.co/9AMZ6yZmIb

 

 

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

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S LIT

5 Reasons to Start Reading to Your Baby (or any baby, really; you don’t have to be picky):

21 Memorable A WRINKLE IN TIME Quotes

Harry Potter-Inspired Signs Totally Ruled Women’s Marches Around The World |

Sad News: Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Has Died at 88 | https://t.co/NDzhfxG9W1

TEEN BOOKS

Best-selling Kansas author faces backlash for writing Muslim character

Neal Shusterman on World Building

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The 2018 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction goes to ‘Beyond the Bright Sea’ by Lauren Wolk |

Congratulations to “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” for winning “Outstanding Literary Work – Children”!

In honor of , here are ’12 Most Beloved A.A. Milne Quotes to Take You Back to the Hundred Acre Wood’ :

Indie Book Awards 18 Children’s Shortlist

LIBRARIES

Why University Students Still Need Public Libraries: https://t.co/07JpiVCA0t

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

Jason Reynolds: “My writer’s resolution for 2018 is to figure out two things: 1) how to write a picture book, and 2) how to write magic.”

Katherine Rundell has won the Costa Children’s Book Award for The Explorer:

Life Lessons From Chinese Children’s Books Differ From Those In The U.S. |

Start the new year with creative inspiration from Marla Frazee

The Underdogs: 10 Great Picture Books You May Have Missed in 2017 – ALSC Blog

WNDB is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Walter Awards! This year we have two categories: Teen and Younger Readers. Many congrats to the winners and honorees!

TEEN LIT

Gender Bias and Trade Reviews: Do Men or Women Earn More Favorable Reviews?

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The 2017 Finalists are here, narrowed down from 1426 nominated titles to shortlists in 12 fabulous categories

Best children’s and YA books of 2017 via

Exciting News! We are thrilled to announce as the 6th National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature! Read about her amazing platform READING = HOPE X CHANGE & more:

Yes, Graphic Novels Are Real Books

TEEN LIT

7 YA anthologies coming at you in 2018:

The 15 Best YA Novels Of January 2018 To Get You Started On Your New Year’s Reading Resolution

2017 Good News Roundup of LGBTQ Reads

Seven Of The Most Anticipated Upcoming 2018 Young Adult Novels – Herald of Fashion