Friday Linky List - July 4, 2014

(And to my sissie.)
Don't forget I have lots of patriotic coloring pages at Coloring Page Tuesday!

At the Association for Library Service to Children: The acceptance speeches for the 2014 Award Acceptance Speeches

The Guardian via PW: Writing Yourself a pen name: Authors reveal the different reasons they have adopted alternative literary identities.

At FacTank via PW: 7 surprises about libraries in our surveys. For instance, "younger Americans (those ages 16-29) are just as likely to be library users as those who are older"

From The Guardian via PW: Should Children's Books Have a Happy Ending? Should fiction protect children from a messy, troubled world - or prepare them for it?

From The Boston Globe via PW: Children's Books and YA Lit Quiz - fun!

At Shelf Awareness: Obituary Note: Walter Dean Myers - we've lost a great man.

At Do School Visits Make a Difference? (I think so!)


Alexis O'Neill said...

Thanks for linking to the article "Do Author Visits Make a Difference" at the SchoolVisitExperts site, Elizabeth! I'm looking forward to having teachers, librarians, parents, authors & illustrators weigh in with anecdotes.

Elizabeth O. Dulemba said...

My pleasure, Alexis! It's a great article! :) e