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

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Twitterville Talk #26

The chorus on Twitter this past week came through loud and clear; loads of sweet tweets!
Bear Wants Hat Back; For More, See Kids Book headlines the reading by Daniel Pinkwater of I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen on NPR December 3, 2011.  The book is creating quite a buzz.

The Los Angeles Times posted an article, Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genreGood writing brings in readers.

Two of the field's finest meet again; In conversation:  Neil Gaiman talks to Shaun Tan.

Highlighting the ground breaking title in 1962, The Snowy Day, is an article in The New York Times, Homage to a Picture-Book Rebel.

Macmillan to Mark 50th Anniversary of  "A Wrinkle in Time".  Time sure does fly.

Children's Bookshelf at Publishers Weekly supplied the above tweets.

Elizabeth Bird, librarian and blogger at School Library Journal with A Fuse #8 Production, has gone above and beyond yet again with SLJ Librarian Preview: Chronicle Books (Spring/Summer 2012).  I hate to wish my life away but some of these titles look outstanding.

SLJ's Top 10 2011:  Graphic Novels includes some of the finest titles of any genre of the year.  I see that I still have a couple to read.

Thanks to Julie Danielson blogger at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast for the link to Jerry Pinkney and Erin E. Stead:  A Caldecott Conversion hosted by Travis Jonker at 100 Scope Notes.

Thanks to Library Journal for this noteworthy announcement--Goodreads Choice Awards Announced; Divergent Voted Favorite Book of 2011

This is an article worth reading about the Caldecott and Newbery awards at Publishers Weekly, And The Winner Is...

The Horn Book Fanfare:  Our Choices For The Best Books of 2011---Wow!

A tip of the hat to Richard Byrne at Free Technology For Teachers for his post on Social Media Revolution 2011

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