Friday finds – January 24, 2014
This week at TLT
Enter to win a copy of the first in Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy series and get ready to see the movie!
Author Lyn Miller-Lachmann talks LEGO and the Makerspace Movement
Sunday Reflections: Nameless Wonder
Teen Tech Week on a Shoestring
DIY on Tumblr
Middle Grade Monday: On the Importance of Captain Underpants
- Tween reviewer Ceci gives us the lowdown on The School for Good and Evil
- No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale
- September Girls by Bennet Madison
90-Second Newbery Film Festival
All of our Sherlock Week posts in one convenient location – just for you, dear reader!
Previously at TLT
We have more ideas for Teen Tech Week here!
More on LEGOs
Around the Web
Measuring Materialism in Children’s Books
Some flowers should just stay in the attic (on Book Riot.)
Did you hear? THERE’S GOING TO BE A CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS MOVIE! (Via Bookshelves of Doom.)
3 Myths that Block Progress for the Poor – Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter
10 Facts about Americans and Public Libraries
Entertainment Weekly has some first pictures from the set of The Giver movie. Karen is very concerned.
Please help Karen get some information for an upcoming presentation at TLA with author Mindy McGinnis! Can you help with this survey?
Be sure also to follow us on Tumblr for looks at new YA coming your way, fun booklists that we reblog and more.
Fun stuff from Twitter:
Paper fortune cookies from withdrawn/damaged manga. #valentinesday @TLT16 pic.twitter.com/BZDIPa00Gg
— Barbary Sanderson (@barbary07) January 24, 2014
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About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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