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Links I Shared on Twitter Recently: December 7

I was traveling for work last week, and the week before that was Thanksgiving, so it's been a while since I compiled my literacy and reading-related Twitter links. Here are a few that I hope you will find useful, organized into three categories.

Book Lists and Book-Related Holiday Shopping Recommendations

Recommended #kidlit reads (2 age groups) from @RIFWEB #bookpeopleunite

Gift idea: @RIFWEB Multicultural Booklist, 40 of the best children’s books that also make great gifts

Give Picture Books to Grown Ups suggests @StaceyLoscalzo #kidlit #picturebooks

Anyone who loves "best of" lists for #kidlit should be following @C_Spaghetti

Holiday book help found here! @StorySnoops compiles their themed book lists for holiday shopping

Holiday Picture Books for Interfaith Kids from @momandkiddo #kidlit

It's that time of year. Check out @MotherReader 's 150 Ways to Give a Book. Great stuff! #kidlit

7th annual gifts for #literacy geeks now available @ChoiceLiteracy

Nontraditional #Literacy Gift Ideas – Holiday Edition from @ReadingTub

#Literacy Lalapalooza #2 from @readingtub - Gifts & Tips December • Family Bookshelf

2012 100 Best #kidlit titles as selected by Kirkus Book Reviews via @tashrow

From the #Cybils blog: The Holidays Are Coming--Shop Cybils!

Suggestions for Growing Bookworms

I like this new Read for My School program to encourage kids' #literacy in Britain via @tashrow #litrdup

The Other Buddy: How Reading Partnership Programs Help Older Readers, too by Shari Frost @ChoiceLiteracy #litrdup

RT @ReadTogether: Tip for #Parents: Talk to your #child all day long. Describing the weather or what you're cooking will help your child learn words and ideas

RT @ReachOutAndRead: Early-learning activities prepare children for success in school: #reading #literacy

RT @ReadingTub: @JensBookPage - from your home town Talk! Read! Succeed early #literacy program

Useful resource: Chillin’ Activities, a @rifweb downloadable activity sheet to keep kids happy + reading over holidays

Miscelleneous Tidbits from the Kidlitosphere

Introducing……Full STEaM Ahead! a new initiative by @thereadingzone #kidlit

EFF's Annual E-Book Buyer’s Guide to Privacy via @tashrow

Some "rules" to good endings that mysteries should strive for from @kidlitmysteries #kidlit #yalit

The November 2012 Carnival of Children's Literature is up @the1stdaughter Celebrate #kidlit !

That's all for today. But you can follow me @JensBookPage for #literacy and #kidlit links as they arise. Hope everyone has a great weekend!

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