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

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Twitterville Talk #19

Tweets have been humming in like crazy over the wire this week.

Thanks to School Library Journal for the following bits and pieces.

The Digital Shift site posted an article, Story Penned by a Facebook Programer teaches Kids Computer Science, by Lauren Black.  Lauren Ipsum written by Carlos Bueno is an adventure story in Userland; a young protagonist uses reason to navigate home.

Blogger, Joy Fleishhacker of SLJ writes Watch and Read:  Penguins with Pizzazz-Happy Feet Two.  The new flick will come to theaters mid November and book tie-ins are hitting the shelves.

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick is set to be released October 25, 2011.  Visit Harris Burdick-The Man, the Mystery, the Obsession for a new trailer and some additional resources.

Elizabeth Bird, blogger for School Library Journal, at A Fuse #8 Production, posted another great article this week, Barnyard Iconography.  What a super idea!

Debra Lau Whelan pens SLJ Exclusive:  Lauren Myracle Opens Up About NBA Fiasco.

Straight from The Horn Book Magazine is a Halloween Reading article by Katie Bircher.

Via Children's Bookshelf from Publishers Weekly are newsworthy notes.

It seems that Hank the Cowdog is going to hit the silver screen.  Yipee ki yay!

Appearing on Broadway in the spring of 2012 is Peter and the Starcatcher, a novel written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.

USA Today carries an informative and interesting article written by Bob Minzeshemier about Kadir Nelson, his painting and writing for Heart and Soul:  The Story of America and African Americans.

Dreamworks Animation won the rights at auction to make a film adaption of the Captain Underpants books.

For Boys Only:  Move Books to Debut in Fall 2012 by Sally Lodge of Publishers Weekly.

For all lovers of picture books rejoice.  Check this out.  This is my kind of manifesto.  Thanks to Julie Danielson of Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast.

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