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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

Immeasurably lovely illustrated meditation loneliness, on the meaning of solidarity and how friendship transforms us

Katherine Paterson on Cuba + her new middle grade historical novel

NBC to Redevelop ‘Nancy Drew’ Reboot Series

The Scariest Middle Grade Books

Short on text & provocative in theme: 2017 picture bks guaranteed to engage in middle school & beyond.

To TRULY appreciate what’s behind AFTER THE FALL, listen to PODCAST w DAN SANTAT &  – https://t.co/puECLk7N7d

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How Libraries Discriminate Against Undocumented Children

How Living In A Library Gave One Man ‘The Thirst Of Learning’

New York City’s Libraries Will Forgive All Children’s Fines: https://t.co/cZXBgZCjLQ

TEEN BOOKS

10 of the Best New Young Adult Books in October 2017

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 LIT

9 of the Funniest Picture Books for Children

17 New Authors of Color Writing Stories for Kids |

After Authors Complain, Seuss Museum To Replace ‘Hurtful’ Mural

Celebrate  with this great collection of books, including Spanish language & bilingual titles!

Children’s book duo Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen share how friendship affects writing

Frightfully Good New Picture Books to Give Kids the Shivers, or the Giggles

Good White People and Ghosts – Reading While White:

How A Black Barbershop In Kansas City Inspired a New Children’s Book |

The nominees have been announced for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award |

Philip Pullman Returns to His Fantasy World |

R.J. Palacio on the process of adapting ‘Wonder’ to film

Top 10 Recommended Books for Babies

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17 Places That Will Make Book Lovers Swoon

What hundreds of American Public Libraries owe to Carnegie’s disdain… – https://t.co/KFuolsCxm1

The Wondrous Complexity of the New York Public Library

TEEN READS

12 Women Of Color And Native Authors Open Up About Why They Write About Mental Illness

13 YA Authors Share the Book that Inspired Them to Become a Writer |

20 YA books for older teen reluctant readers:

John Green’s new book is not a quirky sad romance. It’s an existential teenage scream.

Round-Up of Middle Grade and YA Comic Book Novelizations

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

CHILDREN’S LIT

10 Wonderful Children’s Poets You Should Know via

Cover Design 101: It’s the Little Things that Matter | Bookish

Dominance of celebrity World Book Day titles slammed | The Bookseller

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley on continuing Ada’s story in ‘The War I Finally Won’

Librarian Rejects Melania Trump’s Gift Of Dr. Seuss Books

Movie Alert: ‘Wonderstruck’

New postage stamp honors ‘The Snowy Day’ |

Promoting the Pleasures of Reading: Why It Matters to Kids and to Country via . knows!

TEEN LIT

Banning books like ’13 Reasons Why’ makes it harder for teens to open up to adults, author says |

Finalists for 2017 NBA in Young People’s Literature Announced

Teen Readers Share the Last Books They Loved: https://t.co/8VsCMSdred

 

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

DiCamillo to return to Raymie Nightingale world in 2018 | The Bookseller

Why your kid should read banned books |

With Diverse BookFinder, Bates debuts a one-of-a-kind search engine for diverse children’s books. Find a book today:

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By the Numbers: Stats to celebrate the most frequently challenged and banned books

TEEN LIT

16 Great 2017 YAs that Celebrate Bi Visibility: https://t.co/ner6iB1Hzp

‘The Hate U Give’ by is bringing ‘private, hidden’ conversations on race into the open. https://t.co/9Rc7Vls6Lr

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

7 questions we should ask about children’s literature | OUPblog

15 children’s books to read for Hispanic Heritage Month:

Congrats on being the first to be honored with the Pat Conroy award. via

Hurricane Irma badly damages the late poet and author Shel Silverstein’s former Key West house |

Lantana Publishing Breaks into U.S. Market

Stroud’s Lockwood & Co. to become TV series | The Bookseller

TV Alert: ‘Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library’

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Books. Internet. Life-Saving Shelter? Libraries, You’ve Done It Again.

Check out current artist Trong Gia Nguyen and his “library” project that bends the concept of an ideal book.

Kansas City Libraries Defend Free Speech in Face of Arrests, Resignations

Opinion | Libraries Can Be More Than Just Books

TEEN LIT

10 of the Best New Young Adult Books In September 2017

Since its publication 80 years ago today, THE HOBBIT has inspired some tremendous artwork. Check out our gallery:

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 Exciting New Middle Grade Books with Latinx Main Characters via

Hippos, birdies, T. rexes, pigs: How Sandra Boynton built an empire and won your child’s heart

How Beloved Children’s Book ‘The Snowy Day’ Became an Enduring Illustration of Diversity

How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books That Can Help

More books about are being released every day! Here are 12 of our favorites:

Patricia MacLachlan on her memories, “a wonderful world that now serves me” in our chat today: https://t.co/zkt3LAR809

Picture Books That Celebrate Literature, Storytelling, and More

Picture Story Books about Friendship for children.

Sanna wins Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration | The Bookseller

TEEN LIT

22 YA Books You Need to Read This Fall via

Interview: Axie Oh, author of Rebel Seoul (Out Today!)

Q & A with Daniel José Older

Teens should be able to open a book & recognize a character who loves like they do, says Adam Silvera:

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

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

 

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Ben Hatke on Visual Storytelling, Fairytales, and Genre-Blending | Bookish

Fall 2017’s Best Children’s and Middle Grade Books |

Noteworthy Fall 2017 Picture Books – #2017

Picture Books That Teach Mindfulness via

‘The Snowy Day,’ first picture book with black child as hero, marks 50 years

Why This Book About A Proud Muslim Family Is A Must-Read For The 2017 School Year

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When Christian lost his home, he needed a place where he could find order and opportunity during the day.

TEEN LIT

34 of our most anticipated September YA books.

E. Lockhart on Antiheroes, Action Movies, and ‘Genuine Fraud’ |

How Tanith Lee’s YA fantasy heroine Claidi led Sandra Gisi to Alanna of Trebond and Aerin Dragon-Killer: