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When love and skill work together, expect a miracle. John Ruskin

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Twitterville Talk #11

Here's the latest and greatest from all the tweeters on Twitter.

For anyone that works with boys in a variety of settings this article in the New York Times, Boys and reading--Is There Any Hope? by Robert Lipsyte is a must read.  I truly mean this.  Thanks to Publishers Weekly for the link.

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services) The Hub has lots to engage readers young and young at heart alike this week.

Pick your favorite first line from the 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adult nominees

Good Books Come in Threes

August Debuts

School Library Journal had terrific tweets this week.

Archie goes to Bollywood gives a list of newer graphic novels and links to their reviews.

Media Mix:  Curiosity in the Classroom by Phyllis Levy Mandell offers another take on the new Discovery Channel program.

Librarian Joyce Valenza of Neverending Search has put together a comprehensive list of 9/11 Resources.

Rick Riordan has posted the first character art of The Son of Neptune.

I don't know how this ended up on my Twitter Feed but :
Jennifer Lawrence, who stars as Katniss in the anticipated big-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' books, will introduce the clip, which airs at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  MTV will air this clip of the upcoming movie, The Hunger Games.

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