This Week’s Tweets

Here are the items I shared on Twitter this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

How Author Kwame Alexander Writes Children’s Literature That Everyone Can Read

Michelle Obama Revealed Her Favorite Children’s Books of All Time

The Oldest American Picture Book Still in Print is Obviously About Cats – https://t.co/YYflyHg361

LIBRARIES

9 Unexpected Benefits That Come with Having a Library Card

READING

Read Like a Child, Don’t Fall Into the Trap of Competitive Reading

TEEN LIT

‘I want stories about gays in space’: How LGBTQ young adult literature is changing

Menstruate? Celebrate! New Novel Urges Girls To Embrace ‘The Moon Within’ – NPR –

‘My Brother’s Husband’: Young adult literature from Japan attracts a new global audience | The Japan Times

This Week’s Tweets

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CHILDREN’S LIT

15 Children’s Books about Gender Identity

Children’s book about Syrian refugee wins Blue Peter award

The Evolving Role of Race in Children’s Lit, From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘The Hate U Give’ – EdSurge News

Kids Can Press’ ‘Most Magnificent Thing’ Animated Short Is Out From Nelvana

Spring 2019’s Best Children’s and Middle Grade Books | Bookish

LIBRARIES

A futuristic library in France is like the city’s living room (pictures)

READING

How Does Generation Z Read?

‘I can get any novel I want in 30 seconds’: can book piracy be stopped?

Parents urged to keep reading to children in their teens –

Set the children free – show them the joy of reading for reading’s sake | Lola Okolosie

YA LIT

8 YA science fiction and fantasy books you must pick up in March

From Close-Knit to Complicated: Kate A. Boorman’s Favorite YA Novels About Families | Bookish

Spring 2019’s Can’t-Miss Young Adult Books | Bookish

Spring 2019’s Most-Anticipated Young Adult Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Bookish

These 10 Quotes from SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson Deserve To Be Shouted

This Week’s Tweets

Here are the posts I shared on Twitter this week:

CHILDREN’S LIT

8 St. Patrick’s Day books for your little leprechaun buff.ly/2BTEjLL #kidlit
Children’s literature as a natural wonder: How books introduce young readers to the environment buff.ly/2U1lU6U #kidlit

Read Aloud Books for 5th Grade imaginationsoup.net/read-aloud-boo… #kidlit #5th #readalouds #middlegrade

LIBRARIES

Billings Public Library works to improve selection of diverse children’s books buff.ly/2BNTiqH #kidlit #Diversity #libraries
The Myriad Futures of Libraries – Publisher’s Weekly buff.ly/2tA30IJ #libraries

YA LIT

Sourcebooks Cancels Kosoko Jackson’s YA Debut buff.ly/2Sv2HJ7 #yalit

This Week’s Tweets

Here are the items I shared on my Twitter feed this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

17 Children’s Books For Kids Struggling With Anxiety And Worry

20 Great Board Books for One-Year-Olds

2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners Announced

LIBRARIES & READING

Chicago Public Libraries Are Having A Moment

‘I love these kids with all my heart’: Principal reads bedtime stories to students via Facebook

NY Times now free in all 1,200 California public libraries

The Surprising History of Americans Sharing Books

YA LIT

11 Book-to-Film Adaptations Heading Your Way in 2019 | Bookish

This Week’s Tweets

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The Gay History of America’s Classic Children’s Books

Loving the winners in the 2018 categories, announced just today!

Tomi Ungerer, puckish artist and award-winning children’s writer, dies at 87

LIBRARIES

14 Stunning Illustrations That Perfectly Capture the Introvert’s Love of Books

Andover Public Library will keep transgender children’s books in the kids section

Are you promoting a healthy community at your library? Check out the resources in the Health Literacy Toolkit. Registration required, but the tools are free.

Eau Claire library adding staffer to help patrons dealing with poverty, homelessness

Library Systems Embracing Their New Roles As Social Service Hubs

Stop Saying Books Are Dead. They’re More Alive Than Ever

US Public Schools Have Lost Nearly 20% of Their Librarians… https://t.co/L0MxtbXv4b

YA LIT

Recap: Interviewing Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of Hey, Kiddo, 2019 Nonfiction Award Finalist – The Hub

10 2019 Bisexual YA Books to Put on Your TBR Right Now

These Books Are Making It Possible To See All Kinds Of Love Stories In Literature

Why is Young Adult fiction still so afraid of gay sex?

 

This Week’s Tweets

Here are the items I shared on Twitter this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Ah, Love: 18 Children’s Books About Love

ALSC’s Notable Children’s Books – 2019

‘The Grimm Legacy’ YA Books In Works As Disney+ Film; David Gleeson To Adapt

Jane Goodall’s Lovely Letter to Children About How Reading Shaped Her Life

LIBRARIES & READING

Librarians abroad: ‘None of us thought we’d grow up to be one’

New Study: Reading Fiction Really Will Make You Nicer and More Empathetic – https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/reading-fiction-really-will-make-you-nicer-more-empathetic-new-study-says.html

YA LIT

Recap: Interviewing John Hendrix, author of The Faithful Spy, 2019 Nonfiction Award Finalist – The Hub

68 LGBT YA Books to Get Excited for in 2019

Angie Thomas’ ON THE COME UP is Gonna Be a Movie!

Author Angie Thomas On Colorism and Black Girl Representation in YA Books

‘Havenfall’: Bloomsbury Locks In New YA Fantasy From ‘Everless’ Author Sara Holland

How TLC’s Left Eye Helped Save ‘The Hate U Give’ Author Angie Thomas’ Life

Penguin Mini Format Expands with More Kids’ Books

This Week’s Tweets

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The Best Tweets from the 2019 Youth Media Awards — 100 Scope Notes

Book Riot – 50 Must-Read Books For Beginning Readers

Full list of honor books and award winners!:

Grace Lin’s “Call” Story: https://twitter.com/MrSchuReads/status/1090981969838641153

Horn Book Magazine Starred Reviews, March/April 2019 — The Horn Book

The Most Anticipated Children’s and YA Books of Spring 2019

‘We need to talk about children’s books in a grown-up way’

When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the 2019 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

LIBRARIES

The Nashville Public Library is a thing of beauty and importance.

YA LIT

All the Young Adult SFF Books Coming Out in February!

Vermont Author M.T. Anderson Wins Lifetime Achievement Award For Young Adult Literature

This Week’s Tweets & Pins

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The 2018 Cybils Finalists! | Cybils Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 National Jewish Book Awards

John Burningham, children’s author and illustrator, dies aged 82 – https://t.co/lNpdzO5oTy

Kid Lit For Trans Rights Launches

Kids’ Next List for Winter 2018-2019 |

Read To Me: 14 Best Children’s Books About Books

LIBRARIES

Americans are happier in states that spend more on libraries… – https://t.co/VVbatGDlKi

At libraries, drag queen story hours draw big crowds . . . and lawsuits

How the Chicago Public Library Is Bringing Story Time to the Laundromat

I Love Being a Librarian Because: Top Reasons Why Librarians Love Their Job | Princh Blog

#BookishQouteOfTheDay #Books #Reading

READING

The Guardian – Your Favourite Independent Bookshops – https://t.co/5cnkahZQb1

Here’s More Proof That Women Made Illuminated Manuscripts Too 

Reading with preschool children boosts language by eight months

These Heroes Are Saving Black Feminist Classics by Putting Them on Wheels

What we gain from keeping books – and why it doesn’t need to be ‘joy’

A woman turned her 110-year-old dead tree into a for the neighborhood, and it looks magical  –

YA LIT

25 Awesome 2019 Queer YA Books to Preorder Right Now

50 YA Books That Should Be Added to Your 2019 TBR ASAP

All the New Young Adult SFF Books Coming Out in January!

Arwen Elys Dayton on the Future, Human Modification, and Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful | Bookish

Finding New Definitions Of Strength With Roshani Chokshi In THE GILDED WOLVES

This Week’s Tweets

Here are some of the links I shared over the last couple of weeks on Twitter:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

“Harshly” Judging Islamophobia – https://t.co/nlnAP4LDX6

Irish children’s books enjoying a new ‘golden age’

Newly Updated! Understanding Transgender with LGBTQ Books for Kids via

Telling Her Story: Picture Books about 99 Real-Life Mighty Girls… https://t.co/r1qRwz6649

READING

NPR – Why Millions Of Kids Can’t Read, And What Better Teaching Can Do About It

TEEN LIT

“2018 Proved Black Kids Read (And White Kids Read Books With Black Leads)” by

Entertainment Weekly – Best Comics of 2018 – https://t.co/5nrOiYyOX7

Paste – The 10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2019