Monday, July 23, 2012

This Past Week in Twitter World Vol. 1

So this past week I took the jump and joined the Twitter universe.  And though I'm still getting used to it, so far it's been pretty great to connect with more people and have more wonderful children's lit news!

So, inspired by Jen Robinson's Book Page, I hope to write up a weekly post every Monday (although right now it's technically Tuesday already...) on links I posted during the week on Twitter.

So here we go:

1) A wonderful review of Beth Kephart's "Small Damages" from Forever Young Adult: …

2) A quick and funny article also from Forever Young Adult on Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends: …

Do you have any book boyfriends/girlfriends? haha I think I've accumulated a few too many over the years, but right now my top three are Andrius Arvydas from Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (see my review here), Stephen Barley from The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova and Augustus Waters from The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (forthcoming guest post review for the wonderful There's A Book blog!)

3) Kidlitcon calling for submissions for 2012! 

4) Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [INFOGRAPHIC]    thanks to  for sharing!

5) Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What Classic Novels Are All About  via

6) Flavorwire's 20 Most Beautiful Children's Books : 

7) John Green's Crash Courses are AMAZING!!! I posted a link to a poster for the World history courses  . Also Crash course related, John Green tweeted this:  just hit 8 million views. Thanks for watching and learning along with us! 

8) Roger Sutton posted a video interview with author/illustrator Melissa Sweet:

9) Wonderful video posted by Aileen Leijten that I "retweeted": Waldorf Education England 

10) The Book Truck: Mobile Library Hits Mexico City's Streets - Cities - GOOD 

11) Check out  's wonderful work! Love this one:

12) Video of a school library that Maira Kalman designed and decorated:  

13) An another awesome review of Small Damages from Danielle at There's A Book:

14) Great Article! Making War Personal in Young Adult Novels - Publishing Perspectives  


15) Great advice in an extremely funny video from John Green on "How to Become An Adult": 


  1. Well, obviously I think posts like this are a good idea ;-) Glad to see that you're enjoying Twitter.