This Week’s Tweets

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter account this week:

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

25 New Titles for Summer Reading

Our bees need us! Picture Books that help us Be Kind to Bees via

Scholastic Tells Children: Trump is Great |

The Top 100 Progressive Books for Children – https://t.co/vZjzxJfiz4

Windows, Mirrors and Portals | Why Diverse Picture Books are so Needed – Books are a way for kids to “see themselves” in the pages of the stories they read.

LIBRARIES

Going on vacation? Well, Why You Should Become a Library Tourist, and more in today’s Critical Linking:

TEEN LIT

25 LGBTQAI+ Titles To Celebrate Pride

The Author Of ‘Speak’ Is Writing A Memoir About Sexual Assault

This Week’s Tweets

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter account this week:

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CHILDREN’S LIT

17 LGBTQ-Friendly Books To Read To Your Kid In Honor Of Pride

C.S. Lewis classic is the children’s book most adults want to read again

‘The Muslims’ wins 2018 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award | Books+Publishing

Original Winnie-the-Pooh sketches for sale

Summer 2018’s Best Children’s and Middle Grade Books | Bookish

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Read a book — it could save your sanity » MobyLives

What’s Going On In Your Child’s Brain When You Read Them A Story?

TEEN READS

2017 Bisexual Book Awards Winners

Bustle’s 11 Best YA Books Of June

Pride Month Books! Book Recommendations by Mackenzi Lee

Summer 2018’s Most-Anticipated Young Adult Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Bookish

Watch the Trailer for Phillip Reeves’s MORTAL ENGINES, Adapted by Peter Jackson

This Week’s Tweets

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter account this week:

CHILDREN’S LIT

9 children’s bookstores worth traveling for by

10 Middle Grade Books That Will Help You STEAM UP Your Classroom! by Jennifer Swanson via

Australian Book Design Awards 2018 winners announced | Books+Publishing

Debbie Reese’s Twitter Threads about Nora Raleigh Baskin’s Ted Talk via

Meg Medina Revisits Middle Grade

Picture Book and Middle Grade Biographies and Nonfiction via

“The world’s a book: 10 places that bring children’s literature to life” via

This Delightful Christopher Robin Trailer Will Relieve Some of Your Existential Dread, At Least for a Little While

Yuyi Morales Shares Her Inspiring Immigration Story

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LIBRARIES

Four customized vans bring makerspace programming to Southern California.

When 5th grader Jakari heard that the district was considering eliminating his school librarian’s position, the 11-year-old told her, “I’m going to save your job.”’

Why Finland is home to the world’s most radical libraries – https://t.co/ZjEIYGTW1I

Young adult architecture: Public libraries offer teenagers space where no one tells them to sit up straight or be quiet | https://t.co/rdRc5H5mWm

TEEN LIT

10 Must-Read 2018 Bisexual YA Books

Australian Readings YA Prize 2018 shortlist announced | Books+Publishing

Recent & Upcoming LGBTQIAP+ Books by Asian Authors

Tributes Pour In for Richard Peck

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

50 Books for Super Summer Reading via

Book About Transgender Girl Breaks Ground — And Stirs Controversy — In Oregon Schools

“Book talking and individualized book recommendations are key to sustaining a classroom where every student is a reader. ” –

LIBRARIES

Librarians Cannot Self-Censor or Capitulate To “George” Complaints

Nationwide, schools have lost 20 percent of their librarians and media specialists in the past 15 years. Here’s why that could hamstring district literacy efforts:

TEEN READS

Gentrification, Friendship, & Disappearing Black Girls in Tiffany D. Jackson’s “Monday’s Not Coming”

Get ready to see THE HATE U GIVE in a theater near you this fall!! The official release date is October 19th  

Mark Does YA: The Prolific Critic and Creator Talks About “Anger Is a Gift”

Maurene Goo Dishes on Food Trucks, Frenemies, and The Way You Make Me Feel | Bookish

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

13 Recommended Own Voices Reads for Ramadan (May 15 – June 14). https://t.co/NmXM3jsFdY Thanks for curating this list .

Summer 2018 Kids Indie Next List |

The 2018 “We the People” Summer Reading list it out!

LIBRARIES

Badass bookish gifts for readers who love the f-word:

The borrowers: why Finland’s cities are havens for library lovers: https://t.co/zZuitDpv6f

How to survive a library book sale:

Makerspaces Help Kids Tap Potential, Find Confidence, Success, and Friendships – https://t.co/xSM37gnL47

Our country is facing all kinds of problems — and libraries are working to solve them

TEEN LIT

A growing number of YA anthologies + novels are addressing timely topics of social justice

My Struggle to Write Honestly About a Test of Manhood, by Robert Lipsyte, author of ‘One Fat Summer,’ the 1977 YA novel that’s been adapted into the new movie ‘Measure of a Man’ |

Watch the Trailer for the Documentary About Ursula K. Le Guin

YA Books Explore the Immigrant Experience

 

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

20 Picture Books About Empowerment, Friendship, & More | May 2018 Xpress Reviews

30 books for kids by Asian Pacific American authors and illustrators.

50 Must-Read Canadian Children’s and YA Books

Gina Gagliano to Head New Graphic Novel Imprint at Random House Children’s Books

How children’s literature became everybody’s literature via

Junot Díaz Accused Of Misconduct

Reading Memories: 12 Authors on the Books Their Mothers Read to Them |

“This book is about resistance and about not giving up.” Aisha Saeed on her new middle grade novel, ‘Amal Unbound’

TEEN LIT

14 Comforting Mental Health Quotes to Get You Through the Day

32 YA Titles for Every Day of Asian Pacific American History Month & Beyond

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Film Wows at Tribeca Film Festival |

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

2018 Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Announced

2018 Edgar Awards Announced

An adaptation of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is coming…from Guillermo del Toro!

Anna, Llama and Me: The beginning, middle and end of a picture book friendship, by Tracy Gates |

Board Books 2018: What We’ve Got Here Is an Oddly Strong Year — A Fuse #8 Production

Colin Firth, Julie Walters Discover ‘The Secret Garden’ For Studiocanal, Heyday Films

Helen Mirren, Danny DeVito Join Angelina Jolie in Disney’s ‘The One and Only Ivan’

He’s Baaaack: HarperCollins Reintroduces Skulduggery Pleasant

Obituary: Alice Provensen

South Asian Kidlit 2018 – Part 2: Picture Books via

Spotlight on Middle Grade: We take a look at the latest developments in this ever-expanding category, in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and more

LIBRARIES

Aurora Library Director on Controversial Poem: “This Was a Mistake That Does Not Represent Us.”

Could genre-based classification limit intellectual freedom? – Intellectual Freedom Blog

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

Check out our editors’ selections for unmissable summer books for young readers of all ages + interests

Children’s Literature winner is “A Different Pond” by Bao Phi and illustrated by Thi Bui

Green Thumbs and Bountiful Imaginations | Great Books about Gardens

Jason Reynolds has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature for ‘Long Way Down’ – https://t.co/rpMhHMoyB7

LIBRARIES

Lawrence Public Library’s visitors up significantly since renovation, but checkouts drop

TEEN READS

YA A to Z: H is for Historical Fiction, a guest post by librarian Amanda Perez — TLT

 

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

34 Can’t-Miss Titles from SLJ’s April 2018 Issue

Colorful Poetry: 22 Diverse Poetry Picture Books for Kids via

Erin Entrada Kelly Talks Newbery Award And Filipino Storytelling Tradition

Story Time from Space: Watch Astronauts Read Popular Kids’ Books From Space |

Through the Lens | Great Books About Photography

Up Close, Personal & Online with Children’s Book Artists

TEEN READS

2018 Book Recommendations: YA and Adult Fiction Even MORE wonderful book recommendations from our community!

‘Be More Chill’: How an anxious-adolescent musical based on Ned Vizzini’s 2004 YA novel found its fans |