August202014

scholasticreadingclub:

Catching Fire movie vs bts

Kind of amazing to see the same scenes before and after the special effects team works some magic!

(Source: jenxlawrence)

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365days-of-balloons:

Day 329: Walter the Hedgehog

365days-of-balloons:

Day 329: Walter the Hedgehog

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wordpainting:

So true!

wordpainting:

So true!

(via libraryadvocates)

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disabilityinkidlit:

weneeddiversebooks:

#WeNeedDiverseBooks summer reading series! If You Liked Fantastic Four, try Dangerous by Shannon Hale because both feature superpowers and adventures in space!

Dangerous features a one-armed, science-loving, superpowered, home-schooled Latina protagonist. How’s that for original?
If you want to learn more about the book (and particularly its portrayal of disability), Mindy Rhiger reviewed Dangerous at Disability in Kidlit here, and interviewed author Shannon Hale here. Check it out!

disabilityinkidlit:

weneeddiversebooks:

#WeNeedDiverseBooks summer reading series! If You Liked Fantastic Four, try Dangerous by Shannon Hale because both feature superpowers and adventures in space!

Dangerous features a one-armed, science-loving, superpowered, home-schooled Latina protagonist. How’s that for original?

If you want to learn more about the book (and particularly its portrayal of disability), Mindy Rhiger reviewed Dangerous at Disability in Kidlit here, and interviewed author Shannon Hale here. Check it out!

(via yahighway)

August192014
yainterrobang:

TODAY IN (YA) HISTORY: VERONICA ROTH’S BIRTHDAYVeronica Roth, offer of the Divergent series, celebrates her birthday today! The young author - one of the youngest YA authors to ever make Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list - can be found on Tumblr or Twitter.Did you like the ending of Allegiant?For more on all things YA lit, visit our website, follow us here and on Twitter, and subscribe to our biweekly newsletter!

yainterrobang:

TODAY IN (YA) HISTORY: VERONICA ROTH’S BIRTHDAY
Veronica Roth, offer of the Divergent series, celebrates her birthday today! The young author - one of the youngest YA authors to ever make Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list - can be found on Tumblr or Twitter.

Did you like the ending of Allegiant?

For more on all things YA lit, visit our website, follow us here and on Twitter, and subscribe to our biweekly newsletter!

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yainterrobang:

NEW RELEASES: AUGUST 19
Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves this week (August 19 - 25). For more on new releases and all things YA lit, visit our website, follow us here and on Twitter, and subscribe to our biweekly newsletter!

False Future (False Memory #3) by Dan Krokos
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: August 19th
Rhys, Noble, Sophia, and Peter know they don’t stand a chance against the enemy without Miranda. And once they revive her, she’s horrified to find her world in flames.

Ghosting by Edith Pattou
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: August 19th
On a hot summer night in a Midwestern town, a high school teenage prank goes horrifically awry. As events collide, innocents become victims, and victims become survivors.

I Am Malala: Young Reader’s Edition by Malala Yousafzai & Patricia McCormick
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 19th
Malala Yousafzai’s story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism, detailing the daily challenges of growing up in a world transformed by terror and her fight for education.

Starlight’s Edge (Timedance #2) by Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: August 19th
Zee has given up her entire world to be with David, confident that love and their desire to be together will overcome all obstacles. But is love enough?

Storm Siren (Storm Siren #1) by Mary Weber
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release date: August 19th
In a world at war, a slave girl’s lethal curse could become one kingdom’s weapon of salvation. If the curse—and the girl—can be controlled.

The Gateway Through Which They Came (The Gateway #1) by Heather Marie
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Release date: August 25th
To Aiden Ortiz, letting the dead walk through his body to reach the other side is ordinary. But when his search for Koren Banks leaves him with more questions than answers, he finds himself involved in something beyond his control.

August182014
365days-of-balloons:

Day 319: Pelatonia ONE GOAL > END CANCER

365days-of-balloons:

Day 319: Pelatonia ONE GOAL > END CANCER

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buzzfeed:

Cartoon characters’ first appearances versus most recent appearances.

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