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Tweets of the Week: April 18

2014 April 18
by Jennifer Rummel
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Here are some tweets you might have missed this week from the world of YA lit:

Books

Book Trailers

‏@HarperChildrens: Trailer alert! Share the video for @jawhitebooks‘ spellbinding tale THE THICKETY: A PATH BEGINS, out next month! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2rYqRtRWw0 …

Movie/TV:

@TLT16: Chloe Grace Moretz will be killing aliens in ‘The 5th Wave’ | EW http://tmblr.co/Z2Ipfr1DEmiDt
@PWKidsBookshelf: Film rights to Olivia Kidney novels acquired by Moonbot Studios; will be live-action with animation sequences http://pwne.ws/1gWEQIe
@Somers_Library: ROOM by Emma Donoghue Headed to the Movies http://feedly.com/e/Z2lrfWrZ
‏@PWKidsBookshelf: ‘Catching Fire’ sweeps MTV Movie Awards http://pwne.ws/QluVWJ
‏@eonline: MTV Movie Awards: Videos You Didn’t See on TV With Shailene Woodley, Chrissy Teigen and More! http://eonli.ne/1gvSXol
@gayleforman: Are you ready for #AllTheFeels? Then watch the first #IfIStayMovieTrailer here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MWfsE1ZEQQ …

Contests

‏@FierceReads
Want to win OUT OF THIS WORLD Lunar Chronicles swag? Join the Resistance and help #SaveCRESS http://bit.ly/1kNpeek
@4everYA: Author @MichaelaMacColl stops by FYA to discuss literary heroines and give away a signed copy of ALWAYS EMILY! http://foreveryoungadult.com/2014/04/14/blog-tour-always-emily/ …

Librarianship

@TLT16: When talking about sexual violence it is important to remember that boys can be victims too . . . http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/2014/01/take-5-teen-issues-sexual-violence-in.html?m=1 …
@TLT16: For National Library Week: Libraries Are the Beating Hearts of Communities http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/2012/08/libraries-are-beating-heart.html …
‏@LibraryofCT: Author Judy Blume on the value of libraries http://ow.ly/vK0uH  #NLW14 #LivesChange
@sljournal: SLJ’s two new awards: School Librarian of the Year Award and Build Something Bold! @joycevalenzahttp://tmblr.co/Zkm-Mv1D1Rt1Z
‏@Scholastic: “Regular library visits inevitably lead to more #reading.” Great @HuffingtonPost list about going to the #library http://huff.to/1qxZTIi
@Scholastic: It’s National Library Week, so why not take a virtual tour of America’s public libraries? Great photos from @npr: http://www.npr.org/2014/04/12/301781602/check-it-out-a-photographic-tour-of-americas-public-libraries …

Blogs

@catagator: Cover double, triple, and formerly quadruple. One stock image, four YA books: http://www.stackedbooks.org/2014/04/cover-double-triple-and-formerly.html …
@catagator: Expectations for girls in YA fiction, misleading reviews, and sexuality http://www.stackedbooks.org/2014/04/on-expectations-for-girls-in-ya-fiction.html …
@catagator: Are teen girls seeing themselves in what they read? @yaloveblog surveys her high school students: http://yaloveblog.com/2014/04/13/are-teen-girls-seeing-themselves-reflected-in-what-they-read/ …
@TLT16: For today’s Middle Grade Monday @RobinReads is struggling with the realities of working w/kids in poverty http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/2014/04/middle-grade-monday-being-change.html …
@TLT16: GLBTQ lit for middle grade and ya readers http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/2014/04/out-of-closet-and-onto-shelves-tweetcap.html?m=1 …

Just for Fun

@Lisagwray: You asked and author @Jkagawa answered! http://bit.ly/1m7jcsH  via @goodreads @HarlequinTEEN
@WorldBookDayUK: @PaperAndCup: Celebrating @WorldBookDayUK today in #shoreditch with #literarysandwiches pic.twitter.com/yOoKM9FsMV” LOVE this!
‏@PWKidsBookshelf: J.K. Rowling writes Quidditch match reports for Pottermore | Guardian http://pwne.ws/1eIqFvY
@meganmccafferty: Ask! Authors! Anything! Ep. 2 with @halseanderson goes live Monday! What’s YOUR question for Laurie Halse Anderson? Tweet me! #AAALHA

~ Jennifer Rummel, currently reading Greetings from the Graveyard by Kate Klise

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