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love tweetHappy Valentine’s Day! What might characters of children’s and YA lit tweet to their valentines? We’ve got some ideas! See if you can guess who’s tweeting to whom — and feel free to add your own sweet kidlit tweets in the comments.

@ALAYMA17: Who needs February? @March is where it’s at.

@Icky: @Ooky iz unk scrivadelly Valentine!

@Yelfred: @Omek Best frints forever

@kid: @cat I don’t care how they all see you. You’re adorable in my eyes.

@Charlotte: @AndyWhite You’re some terrific, radiant, humble Valentine

@Xan: @Luna Forget the stars, I’ll give you the moon

@Inquisitor: No question, @3Kids&aDog, you illuminate my life like a dragon fart

@FaithSunderly: @LiarLiar You’re so inTREEguing

@JStep: @JeanMichel You’re radiant, child

@FrederickDouglassElementary: @Janitor Black people are magic

@FrederickDouglassElementary: @RealDonaldTrump Here’s who I’m named after

@Tortoise1: @Tortoise2 The hat DOES look good on you!

@Daniel: @Natasha NOW do you believe in fate?

@UnclePaul: @MrMcLeod You’re the Best Man for me

@MildredL: @RLoving, I’d take on the whole world for us to be together

@Nora: @Pablo, I ♫burn, baby, burn♫ for you

 

Read character-to-character love notes from previous years. For more Valentine’s Day–related fun, see

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  1. Katie Bircher Katie Bircher says:

    Here are the answers!

    @ALAYMA17: Who needs February? @March is where it’s at.
    2017 ALA Youth Media Awards committees to March: Book 3 by Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illus. by Nate Powell, winner of FOUR awards

    @Icky: @Ooky iz unk scrivadelly Valentine!
    one bug to another, Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis

    @Yelfred: @Omek Best frints forever
    Yelfred to Omek, Best Frints in the Whole Universe by Antoinette Portis

    @kid: @cat I don’t care how they all see you. You’re adorable in my eyes.
    kid reader to cat, They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

    @Charlotte: @AndyWhite You’re some terrific, radiant, humble Valentine
    Charlotte A. Cavatica to creator E. B. White, Some Writer! by Melissa Sweet

    @Xan: @Luna Forget the stars, I’ll give you the moon
    Wise woman Xan to adopted daughter Luna, The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

    @Inquisitor: No question, @3Kids&aDog, you illuminate my life like a dragon fart
    the Inquisitor to the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog, The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz

    @FaithSunderly: @LiarLiar You’re so inTREEguing
    Faith to the Lie Tree, The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

    @JStep: @JeanMichel You’re radiant, child
    author/illustrator Javaka Steptoe to artist (and biog subject) Jean-Michel Basquiat, Radiant Child

    @FrederickDouglassElementary: @Janitor Black people are magic
    School to Janitor, School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex; illus. by Christian Robinson

    @FrederickDouglassElementary: @RealDonaldTrump Here’s who I’m named after
    School to POTUS 45, School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex; illus. by Christian Robinson

    @Tortoise1: @Tortoise2 The hat DOES look good on you!
    one tortoise to another, We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

    @Daniel: @Natasha NOW do you believe in fate?
    Daniel to Natasha, The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

    @UnclePaul: @MrMcLeod You’re the Best Man for me
    Uncle Paul to his fiancé Mr. McLeod, The Best Man by Richard Peck

    @MildredL: @RLoving, I’d take on the whole world for us to be together
    Mildred Loving to husband Richard Loving, Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell; illus. by Shadra Strickland

    @Nora: @Pablo, I ♫burn, baby, burn♫ for you
    Nora to Pablo, Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

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