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 http://ow.ly/fT68U #bookpeopleunite
Gift idea: @RIFWEB Multicultural Booklist, 40 of the best children’s books that also make great gifts http://www.rif.org/mbc
Give Picture Books to Grown Ups suggests @StaceyLoscalzohttp://ow.ly/fT6pq #kidlit #picturebooks
Anyone who loves "best of" lists for #kidlit should be following @C_Spaghetti http://ow.ly/fT62d
Holiday book help found here! @StorySnoops compiles their themed book lists for holiday shopping http://ow.ly/fT5vM
Holiday Picture Books for Interfaith Kids from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/fzYT0 #kidlit
It's that time of year. Check out @MotherReader 's 150 Ways to Give a Book. Great stuff! http://ow.ly/fzXUi #kidlit
7th annual gifts for #literacy geeks now available @ChoiceLiteracy http://ow.ly/fytQL
Nontraditional #Literacy Gift Ideas – Holiday Edition from @ReadingTub http://ow.ly/fuhMl
#Literacy Lalapalooza #2 from @readingtub - Gifts & Tips December • Family Bookshelf http://ow.ly/fT6il
2012 100 Best #kidlit titles as selected by Kirkus Book Reviews http://ow.ly/fugPA via @tashrow
From the #Cybils blog: The Holidays Are Coming--Shop Cybils!http://ow.ly/fT6xN
Suggestions for Growing Bookworms
I like this new Read for My School program to encourage kids' #literacy in Britain http://ow.ly/fRebb via @tashrow #litrdup
The Other Buddy: How Reading Partnership Programs Help Older Readers, too http://ow.ly/fPfcn 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:http://bit.ly/TDxkeg #reading #literacy
RT @ReadingTub: @JensBookPage - from your home town http://owl.li/fxa6Y Talk! Read! Succeed early #literacy program
Useful resource: Chillin’ Activities, a @rifweb downloadable activity sheet to keep kids happy + reading over holidays http://ow.ly/fT74G
Miscelleneous Tidbits from the Kidlitosphere
Introducing……Full STEaM Ahead! a new initiative by @thereadingzone http://ow.ly/fT5iq #kidlit
EFF's Annual E-Book Buyer’s Guide to Privacy http://ow.ly/fT4Zt via @tashrow
Some "rules" to good endings that mysteries should strive for from @kidlitmysteries http://ow.ly/fT4kk #kidlit #yalit
The November 2012 Carnival of Children's Literature is up @the1stdaughter http://ow.ly/fPeLX 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.