Growing Bookworms Newsletter: August 21
Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 30

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 23

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage.

Back to School

RT @WeGiveBooks: RT @jumpstartkids: Our top 5 tips to help both children & parents get ready for the first day of #kindergarten: http://bit.ly/142Q7Vy #ECE

Book Lists

A Tuesday Ten: Across the Universe (#kidlit about space travel) | Views From the Tesseract http://ow.ly/o8TUJ

The newest entry in @greenbeanblog So You Want to Read Middle Grade series is by @anneursu http://ow.ly/o6iwW #kidlit

TOP TEN DETECTIVE STORIES FOR KIDS by Karen Perry | @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/o1oVL #kidlit

Book List: Third Grade Picture Book Read-Alouds @Susan_Thomsen http://ow.ly/o1oSA #kidlit

RT @tashrow Rebecca Stead’s top 10 American children’s classics you may have missed | Children’s books http://buff.ly/1exk2pZ #kidlit

RT @tashrow Must-have Board Books for Early Childhood Collections | School Library Journal http://buff.ly/13LAdib #kidlit

Cybils

CYBILS Poetry Panel: Is it Something for You? | @JoneMac53 http://ow.ly/o8U2c #kidlit @cybils

The #Cybils and the 7-Year Itch @ AmoXcalli http://ow.ly/o44Wv @ginaruiz @cybils #kidlit

Cybils2013SmallOn the #Cybils blog: Updated 2013 Logos. Feel free to download + use to show your support of @Cybils http://ow.ly/o27JG

You Can Be a Cybils Judge! @gregpincus http://ow.ly/o1oRc #cybils #kidlit

#cybils and #kdilitcon | The Most Wonderful Time of the Year says Melissa @book_nut http://ow.ly/nYq0C

RT @cybils: Call for Judges! Now accepting applications!: It's that time of year again! We're now officially... http://bit.ly/16nGgeW

Growing Bookworms

Reluctant or Resisting? On reaching readers by @rantryan @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/odAuW #literacy

Writing Contest for Elementary Students @PragmaticMom talks with @MrsPStorytime http://ow.ly/nZWQ2 #kidlit

Why Children Are Creative Geniuses | @escapeadulthood http://ow.ly/nYq9T

Libraries

Educators, Parents Fight NYC Bid to Bypass State Mandate for School Librarians | @sljournal http://ow.ly/o6ILI

For You To Borrow, Some #Libraries Have To Go Begging @NPRBooks http://ow.ly/o487X via @Carunningmom

RT @SCCLFriends: California town takes to the streets to demand library, reports @USAToday http://ow.ly/o1oK3 #NorthsideLibrary via @shyone269

RT @MisterAndyWong: A library stands empty because of local politics. Find out how you can save it here: http://www.lovethelibrary.org . #CA17 cc: @scclfriends

RT @tashrow From libraries to laundromats: Innovative community partnerships promote literacy http://buff.ly/11Zygxu #libraries #literacy

Miscellaneous

Simply wrong: RI highway mural by famous illustrator Macaulay defaced - The Providence Journal http://ow.ly/nYpGl via @PWKidsBookshelf

Chock full edition of Fusenews: Frosted Sheriff is part of a complete balanced breakfast — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/o48W1

Twitter and Community by @heisereads @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/o48IF #reading

Programs and Research

FirstBook.jpgRT @KirbyLarson: Authors, bring new books to deserving communities through @FirstBook’s #AuthorsinAction with a personalized URL! http://bit.ly/17kBGiL

Egmont partners with UK hotel chain to let kids borrow books | @TheBookseller http://ow.ly/o6UJh via @PWKidsBookshelf

Writing and Publishing

Congratulations to @chasingray on becoming a publisher. Introducing Shorefast Editions http://ow.ly/o8ToF

This is very fun! 16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By @Disney http://ow.ly/o9bzd via @BookChook

Children's space stories are ready to take off again | @guardianbooks via @PWKidsBookshelf http://ow.ly/nYpRf

I'm tempted. Lizzie Skurnick Books Subscription Series is a very good idea says @chasingray http://ow.ly/nZWDS #yalit

Another new source of literacy-related links is the Children's Literacy & Reading News Google+ group, created by Terry Doherty, and also moderated by Carol Rasco and me.

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