Mid-January Children's Literacy and Reading News Roundup
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Links I Shared on Twitter This Week: January 18

Here are some highlights from the links that I shared @JensBookPage this week. Links already covered in the Children's Literacy Roundup: Mid-January are not repeated here.

Book Lists and Awards

The 2013 Scott O’Dell Award goes to Louise Erdrich for Chickadee http://ow.ly/gU1OJ via @tashrow #kidlit

The 2013 Edgar Awards Nominees (mysteries) have been announced http://ow.ly/gRRbN via @tashrow

Food for thought from @MitaliPerkins on Children's/YA Book Awards: A Demographic Survey http://ow.ly/gQ2L4 #kidlit

RT @playbythebook: Which series of books are ideal for a seven-year-old girl? http://www.guardian.co.uk/childrens-books-site/2013/jan/14/which-book-series-for-seven-year-old-girl … #kidlit

Best Early Chapter Books: Series about Girls from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/gOeYN  #kidlit

Top Ten Books featuring Autism Spectrum Disorders by Carrie Cox @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/gL0wL #kidlit

Literacy and Growing Bookworms

RT @readingrockets: Can e-books motivate boys to read more? New @Scholastic report surveys kids' reading in digital age http://ow.ly/gNAfQ

Announcing the 2013 Share a Story - Shape a Future #Literacy Blog Tour. This year's theme is: the First Five Years http://ow.ly/gOd5C

Did you know that there's a 7th edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook coming out this summer? News via @ReadAloudDad http://ow.ly/gNKPS

There's still time to register as a book giver for World Book Night US http://ow.ly/gMbkK via @Keplers #literacy

RT @CBCBook: Get some funding for your public school or library's creativity projects. Apply for an @EJKeats 2013 minigrant. http://ow.ly/fQEsN

Food for thought on reading incentive programs: "Daddy, I want a book buck!" http://ow.ly/gL134 via @catagator #literacy

RT @readingrockets: 50 FAQs from parents about #LD: http://ow.ly/gFrj4 (via @LDorg) #dyslexia #sped

How To Instantly Transform A Child's Life Today - nice infographic @ReadAloudDad from Nancy Ann Wartman http://ow.ly/gU4lW #literacy


Convincing theory on "Why Giant Smartphones are the New Normal" from @cmirabile http://ow.ly/gRLxx

On the #Cybils blog: A Project from our Publisher Liaison @SheilaRuth http://ow.ly/gPTEA

RT @bkshelvesofdoom: Boulder library reconsiders ban on children |http://koaa.com | Colorado Springs | Pueblo |: http://www.koaa.com/news/boulder-library-reconsiders-ban-on-children#.UPR4MiZbqZg.twitter …

Interesting thoughts on support and gender from @catagator at Stacked: Thank You For Being a Friend* http://ow.ly/gOgKl

Food for thought: Boy Books, Girl Books, or JUST PLAIN GREAT BOOKS? by @literaticat http://ow.ly/gL1kk via @catagator

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