Category: Recommended Links

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 lessons from Anne of Green Gables: https://t.co/oUPjn96Sy5

20 Picture Books with African American Girl Characters: https://t.co/ghveWIEDtR

25+ Must-Have Books and Series to Engage Reluctant Readers via

BookExpo 2017: A Children’s Books Guide

Cops warn ‘Harry Potter’ fans to stop walking on famed train tracks |

Drag Queens Are Public Libraries’ Newest Storytellers

First Look: New Project and a Cannes Premiere for Brian Selznick

Four Truths About Reading I Learned from My Children |  : https://t.co/0Clded18Yl

Graphic novels are a great way to introduce complex stories to young readers! Some of our favorites:

Rethinking & Examining Dr. Seuss’ Racism via

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LIBRARIES

ALA responds to the President’s 2018 budget proposal, which effectively eliminates federal library funding

Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago!

TEEN LIT

30+ of Your Fave Under-the-Radar YA Fantasies. Did your favorite under-the-radar YA fantasy novel make the list?

Mariko Tamaki seeks ‘shift in stories about queer people’ in young adult fiction

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The 9 Strangest Books You Absolutely Loved As A Kid – https://t.co/PIWtSi1OZs

The Biblioracle: The best summer reading? Not mandatory via

Margarita Engle Named Young People’s Poet Laureate

New Picture Books for Young Vehicle Lovers

This diagram & the accompanying text is amazingly useful to those who work w/ children who have experienced trauma.

Why Twenty Yawns Almost Made Me Cry by Deana Metzke via

LIBRARIES

The American Writers Museum, an interactive playground for writers and the people who love them, opened today:

How Denver Public Library Balances Books and Being A Homeless Shelter

Portraits of librarians celebrate America’s bookish unsung heroes – https://t.co/3aihdO45AY

TEEN READS

25 Classic YA Books Every Woman Should Read At Least Once

Six YA Titles That Epitomize ft. THE LINES WE CROSS

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

To read is to live. sometimes it seems that books know more about us than we do.:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

5 Middle Grade Graphic Novels to Look Out for in May

10 Wonderful Children’s Poets You Should Know |

14 More LGBTQ Middle Grade Books

Announcing new deals for , , + more

BEST NEW BOOKS FOR MAY 2017 (and at least two are perfect for Father’s Day)

The case for reading out loud to kids long after they can read to themselves:

Dragons Are for White Kids with Money: On the Friction of Geekdom and Race |

is here! Read the editorial & download our beautiful PDF (& get “Summer Nights” stuck in your head)

“Imagine never seeing yourself in much of what you read growing up”  – http://www.slj.com/2017/05/diversity/imagine-yourself-a-young-reader-in-the-margins-ownvoices-three-takes/#_

Why the 1980s ‘Anne of Green Gables’ Is Such a Hard Act to Follow |

LIBRARIES

Chicago Public Library Recognized for Digital Leadership

Crafts vs. No Crafts, The Great Storytime Debate

Downtown Miami library reopens days after shooting

Library as Retreat Space brought art, movement, mindfulness, and more into

Obama unveils ambitious plans for an unusual new presidential library in Chicago

TEEN LIT

There Is A Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Lit, and It Does Matter via

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

The Best Children’s and YA Books of May 2017 via

A Mighty Girl recognizes with stories re Mighty Girls + women and their contributions to the labor movement:

The Other Side of Anne of Green Gables

The Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition Offers First-ever Insight into

Shannon Hale Talks About Her Graphic Memoir REAL FRIENDS (and Squirrel Girl!)

TEEN LIT

Bernie Sanders Is Writing A Book For Progressive Teens

The On-Sale Calendar: May 2017 Children’s Books

Today on Pop! Goes The Reader, I share 42 new releases coming to a bookstore and library near you this May!

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S LIT

Andrea Davis Pinkney on Connecting the African American and Jewish American Experience – First Book Blog

Board Book Roundup: Spring 2017 Edition — The Horn Book

Jason Reynolds: From Kid Poet to Award-Winning Author

Ludacris Rapped A ‘Llama Llama’ Book And It Was Epic

A Mighty Girl recognizes with 40 Mighty Girl stories about the Holocaust:

TEEN LIT

“I think of ‘Always and Forever, Lara Jean’ as dessert.” Jenny Han on the end of her YA trilogy

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

8 Fascinating STEM Picture Books via

The Tragically Hip provide theme song to new Anne series

We’ve rounded up the best summer books for children and teens

LIBRARIES

Ivanka Trump’s Tweet About Libraries Is Getting Trolled By Librarians. Here’s Why

Libraries evolve to meet community needs

TEEN LIT

March & April Debut YA Novels

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Colorful Poetry: 22 Diverse Poetry Picture Books for Kids via

Emma Donoghue’s New Novel Makes Diversity an Understatement

Great interview with , author of BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER Book:

How Western Mass. became kids’ lit central – The Boston Globe

Jude Law Cast as Young Dumbledore

The world is facing a refugee crisis; half of them are children. Talk to kids about the need to help w. these books:

LIBRARIES

Bookmobiles and Beyond: new library services on wheels serve newborns through teens

Public Libraries May Be in Jeopardy Under Trump — So Here’s How to Support Them

TEEN LIT

3 On A YA Theme: Pansexuality

5 YA Reads on the Asian Immigrant Experience

Bulk up your TBR with over 175 YA books hitting shelves between April and June 2017:

Fave Five: Biracial Bisexual MCs in YA

Tales as old as time — The Horn Book