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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: January 31

Here are some highlights from the links that I have shared on Twitter in the past week or so @JensBookPage.

Book Lists and Recommendations

Wands and Worlds: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books, and my commentary by @SheilaRuth

Early and First Chapter Books about Girls (standalone) from@momandkiddo for Weekly Children's Bookshelf #kidlit

On the #Cybils blog: Some Worthy YA Titles that Missed the Shortlist #yalit

The Brown Bookshelf announces 2013 Honorees for 28 Days Later campaign|

RT @elvenjaneite: All but one of the YA fiction finalists for the Cybils are also on the BFYA list. Awesome: …

Awards and Contests

RT @Candlewick: SLJ's Battle of the Kids Books 2013 contenders have been announced! Start reading! @sljournal#splendorsandglooms

Old news by now, but ... Applegate, Klassen Win Newbery, Caldecott Medals via @sljournal #kidlit

Top Ten Things You May Not Know About the Newbery Award by@medinger @NerdyBookClub #kidlit

RT @cbcbook: Kane Miller & @JillCorcoran's #kidlit poetry collection sparks a writing contest for kids! #kidlitchat

Sydney Taylor Book Awards Honor Heiligman, Borden, Glaser via@sljournal #kidlit

Literacy and Growing Bookworms

Literacy Guest Spotlight Q & A with Shara Lawrence-Weiss at Growing Book by Book #literacy

Tiny Tips for Library Fun: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is Still Rockin! #literacy @lochwouters #litrdup

RT @ReadTogether: To grow the economy, invest in early childhood education via @thehill: #literacy #ece @rosadelauro @firstfiveyears

RT @tashrow Great Tips to Turn Kids into Regular Readers – #Literacy

There's still time to apply for the Toyota Teacher of the Year award says NCFL #literacy

RT @BookChook: @JensBookPage Interesting article: Boys’ love of reading #literacy

7-Imp 7 Kicks #314: Featuring Priya Kuriyan + Int'l Book Giving Day on 2/14 #literacy


RT @charlesbridge: Pew study: Library patrons want personalized recommendations « The Thingology Blog

RT @tashrow: Rumors of the library's demise have been greatly exaggerated | ITworld

RT @catagator: One of my all-time favorite library stories is this one -- a NYPL branch loans out an American Girl Doll


ELL Teachers Connect and Learn in Twitter Chats #ELLChat via @EducationWeek

TEACHERNINJA: @library_jim wants to know your favorite Reading Positions. I favor the couch in my office

Thoughts on Critical Reviews & Critical Advocacy from @catagator at Stacked

RT @ChasingRay: Massive round-up of impressions from #alamw13 including the crew packing 500+ books into their suitcases at coat check …

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