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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

7 Clever and Funny Picture Books for Budding Bibliophiles

Announcing the 2018-2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List!

Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards » Fiction Awards 2017 – check out the shortlists for teens & kids

Chris Riddell on illustrating for JK Rowling, sketchbook drawing advice and his next children’s book

Jillian Tamaki has been named designer for the 2018 Children’s Book Week poster

‘NYTBR,’ NYPL Announce Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2017

Scholar Debbie Reese on Why Native People Should Tell Their Own Stories: https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/bitch-interview/debbie-reese-native-american-literature

The Secret History of Cricket Magazine, the ‘New Yorker for Children’ |

Thought-Provoking 2017 Picture Books Titles for Older Readers

We spoke with Barbara Lehman about wordless storytelling + her sequel to ‘The Red Book’

We’re very excited to announce the books nominated for – Best of luck to all!

Why Every Book Made For Our Black Girls Ain’t A Good Book

Writing About Native Americans: A Diversity Conversation with Kara Stewart

TEEN LIT

The Best Young Adult Books of November

Sci-fi stories that imagine a future Africa | Nnedi Okorafor

‘We’re told to be grateful we even have readers’: pirated ebooks threaten the future of book series: https://t.co/TGsCXeFa0M

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

40+ Powerful Books for Kids that Encourage Kindness via

Announcing PW’s 50 Best Books of the year for children + teens!

Book Creators Share Their Jobs 100 Scope Notes

Elizabeth Banks Is Bringing us a PAPER BAG PRINCESS Movie!

‘Frog and Toad’ Are Memes: Juxtaposing the bucolic imagery of the books with darker internet humor |

Here are the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards | CBC Books – CBC thanks

Holiday Cheer: New Titles To Help Celebrate Christmas & Hanukkah

#IndigenousReads by Indigenous Writers: A Children’s Reading List: https://t.co/W4BgqZcwrY

Justice Sonia Sotomayor working on 3 books for young people |

Putting Dr. Seuss on the Couch: Philip Nel questions the racial assumptions of Dr. Seuss |

Social Emotional Learning Diverse Book List for Grades PreK-8

Understanding Transgender with LGBTQ Books for Kids via

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“I’m a librarian in Puerto Rico, and this is my Hurricane Maria survival story” via

The Important Emotional Labor of Librarians Most People Never Think About

Loved to Death: A Photographer’s Tribute to Discarded Library Books

What Librarians Really Do All Day at Work – https://t.co/hwKmjSTzGY

TEEN LIT

8 Enlightening and Empathetic YA Novels About Mental Illness via

21 of Our Most Anticipated November YA Books

All the cake at the cake store! Jenni Konner and Lena Dunham to Adapt E. Lockhart’s Genuine Fraud via

These excellent 2018 YA novels feature teens of color on the covers:

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

6 Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Read That Don’t Involve Singing the ABCs

11 Books That Model Empathy and Compassion for Young Readers |

15 Kid’s Books That Celebrate Immigration

17 Wonderful Wordless Picture Books Everyone Can Love

50+ Multicultural STEAM Books for Children via

A month’s worth of awesome to read to preschoolers! via

Newbery Medalist + National Book Award-winner Joan W. Blos, remembered

Top 10 Books for 2 Year Olds

What to Read With Your Kids (and Teens) When the World is Terrible

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A Book Ban Like No Other

Chrome’s Library Extension Will Change Your Life

Fountas and Pinnell Say Librarians Should Guide Readers by Interest, Not Level – via

Kansas City Public Library Raises Minimum Wage for Employees

The State of Sexual Harassment in the Library thanks

Ursula K. Le Guin, who turns 88 today, on the sacredness of public libraries

TEEN READS

17 YA Books By Authors Of Color To Look Out For In The First Half Of 2018 – Bustle thanks

2017 Teens’ Top Ten Announced! – The Hub

The Best Young Adult Books of October

A Conversation with YA Author Francisco X. Stork

“Dumplin'” Is Going To Be A Movie And The Cast So Far Is INCREDIBLE via

If I Stay’ Author Gayle Forman Has New Novel Out in March – New York Times thanks

Leigh Bardugo Interviews YA Legend Tamora Pierce thanks

YA authors and On Genre Hopping, Slasher Films, and More

This Week’s Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

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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