From the LATimes: Socially Networked Reading: Hey, Take A Look At This. Reading doesn't have to be a solitary activity. Increasingly, apps are being developed to enable users to electronically share thoughts.
Top Articles on SLJ.com 2011: Ebooks, Kid Lit, Jobs
From NYTimes: Scholastic Unveils New Multi-Platform Series: Infinity Ring. Touted as "the next Harry Potter," Scholastic's forthcoming multi-platform book series, Infinity Ring, is clearly the heir apparent to The 39 Clues.
From A Fuse #8 Production: 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2011. NYC librarian and SLJ blogger, Fuse #8 states, "If you had a horribly limited library budget and you could only buy 100 children’s books from the year 2011, here are the hundred I would insist you get."
From Publishers Weekly: Book Thief Hits Two Million in U.S. Sales. Markus Zusak’s 2006 Printz Honor novel The Book Thief (Knopf) has just sold two million copies, across multiple formats, in the United States.
The CYBILS Award (Children's and Young Adult Bloggers Award) finalists are announced! Did your favorites make the list?