Friday Finds – February 28, 2014
This Week at TLT
Our Sunday reflection looks at the perplexing reality of adult non-involvement in suspected abuse.
Heather coaches us on setting realistic, measurable goals.
Christie shares 8 new books that will lift you out of your winter doldrums.
Kearsten joins us to recommend YA lit that will appeal to your musical tastes.
TV Shows We Love
Book Review – The Hit by Melvin Burgess
Around the Web
At Salon, social media advice for parents.
At NPR, more on social media and whether it contributes to our sense of isolation.
Tumblarians and the library presence in social media.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, YA author, talks about the science of parasocial relationships and how they impact authors.
From Huffington Post, is Spritzing the future of reading?
From the Pew report, a look at computer use
Filed under: Friday Finds News Roundup
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).
SLJ Blog Network
Watch The Yarn LIVE with Kate DiCamillo at ALA!
Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Anatole by Eve Titus, ill. Paul Gadone
Suee and the Strange White Light | This Week’s Comics
Jane Austen, Cowboys, and Comics, a guest post by Rey Terciero
The Classroom Bookshelf is Moving