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Links I Shared on Twitter This Week: September 14

Here are some links that I shared on Twitter this week that I thought might be of interest. There are also a few that, instead of sharing here, I'll be including in the upcoming Children's Literacy and Reading News Roundup, due up later today.

55% of YA Books Purchased by Adults @tashrow shares thoughts on a @PWKidsBookshelf -reported story http://ow.ly/dHoah

The Book Chook: How Important is Reading Fiction? Guest Post by Sarah E. Anderson http://ow.ly/dHgH7 #literacy #kidlit

RT @sheilaruth: Great explanation of #Cybils from Easy Reader Chair @ReadingTub: CYBILS Award | Big Universe Learning http://bit.ly/QDzDeT

RT @cbcbook: .@andrewkarre on editing in the "YA Boom" era & why "new adult" is a "preposterous" label http://bit.ly/QJZXGs @MitaliPerkins

RT @100ScopeNotes: This is so cool. @MrSchuReads makes a cameo in the just-released Lunch Lady 8. I'm not kidding. pic.twitter.com/88UrICMN

RT @imaginationsoup: What Parents Need to Know about Reading on an iPad (or Nook or Kindle) http://imaginationsoup.net/2012/09/what-parents-need-to-know-about-reading-on-an-ipad-or-nook-or-kindle/ …

RT @reachoutandread: Great blog post about @ReachOutandRead! The power of reading: http://bit.ly/PmEaiz #literacy #Oregon

This post Everyday Reading on authenticity + doing what you love made me nod my head. Well worth a read http://ow.ly/dFFJD

RT @scbwi: Are you a #kidlit blogger? Going to KidLitCon 2012? Read all about it on the @scbwi blog: http://scbwi.blogspot.com/2012/09/kidlitcon-2012.html …

UK Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson Embarks on Six-Week Library Tour to Protest Closures | @sljournal http://ow.ly/dDEci

Important message for teachers in: The Late Bloomer’s Path to Becoming a Reader by Gigi McAllister @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/dDcD4

This is kind of cool. For some books you can switch back + forth between listening @audible + reading on @amazonkindle http://ow.ly/dDj5b

Thoughts from @lizb on whether trusted reviews still matter (in an era of paid online reviews) http://ow.ly/dBUSB #kidlit

Neat! New weekly carnival @momandkiddo unites #parenting + #kidlit bloggers http://ow.ly/dBFOV

"I want to issue a challenge for the boys across America--read a book with a female protagonist" @StudioJJK http://ow.ly/dBEyH

Things Get Mean When Everyone's a Critic @TheAtlanticWire -http://ow.ly/dzQX5 via @catagator

Interested in reader's advisory? Check out #ReadAdv chat Thursdays 8 pm EST, by @lizb, @catagator + @sophiebiblio http://ow.ly/dzO3h

What the Kardashians Taught Me About Reading Instruction (No, For Real) - @iChrisLehman) guest post @donalynbooks http://ow.ly/dzNXt

Barbara Shoup: Why Reading Matters http://ow.ly/dyexM "reading good novels makes you curious about the human condition"

Did you know that there was a #PoetryFriday anthology? @JoneMac53 has the scoop http://ow.ly/dydeD #kidlit #poetry

And finally, not a link, but this was my favorite tweet of the week:

If you sit on the couch next to a big pile of picturebooks, chances are your 2 year old will climb into your lap and ask you to read them.

Find me @JensBookPage for links throughout the week!

This post © 2012 by Jennifer Robinson of Jen Robinson's Book Page. All rights reserved.