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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 20

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Note that I also live-tweeted all of the Cybils panelists lists, and set up Twitter lists for each of the panels, and for the Cybils panelists as a whole. I'm not including those Tweets here. If you'd like to see the Cybils panels, just go to Cybils.com.

Book Lists

A Tuesday Ten: Science Fiction + Fantasy for kids set in NYC | Views From the Tesseract http://ow.ly/p2dFz #kidlit

New Stacked book list from Kimberly: Time Traveling Teens http://ow.ly/p2dJj #yalit

Stacked Book List: September Debut YA Novels, rounded up by @catagator http://ow.ly/oZvP6 #yalit

Three great picture book titles that address fear in @MotherReader Thursday Three | #kidlit http://ow.ly/p2cId

Top 10 Sports Books for Youth: 2013, by Daniel Kraus | Booklist http://ow.ly/oZvWE via @100scopenotes

Science-Themed Chapter Books (Fiction) for Kids from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/oVwGT #kidlit


On the #Cybils blog: Fiction Picture Books-- Category Description from @MotherReader http://ow.ly/p40XV #kidlit

CybilsLogoBWOn the #Cybils blog: Speculative Fiction --Elementary and Middle Grade --Category Description http://ow.ly/p2d7p  @charlotteslib

On the #Cybils blog: Easy Reader- Category Description http://ow.ly/oZuZH| Category Organizer = @readingtub #kidlit

On the #Cybils blog: #BookApps category description http://ow.ly/oXhjO . Category organizer = @MaryAnnScheuer


Test Driving Oyster, a "Netflix for Ebooks" - @ShiftTheDigital http://ow.ly/oXBqs

RT @tashrow E-readers: the best way to get the world’s children reading | Technology | The Observer http://buff.ly/1fQIbZm #ebooks #reading


Get ready for Picture Book Month 2013 in November. Jules from 7-Imp is a Champion http://ow.ly/oZwch #kidlit

Dahl“Turning the Alphabet into Magic”: Celebrating Roald Dahl by Lauren Donovan | @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/oQQ6K #kidlit

"So, thank you, Roald Dahl, who knows how many readers you created besides Matilda." @randomlyreading on Dahl Day http://ow.ly/oQPzp

Growing Bookworms

Readers' Theatre: A great way to build fluency, expression & comprehension says @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/oZwkc #literacy

Sad post @StorySnoops on the joy being sucked from a daughter's love of reading by assigned summer reading http://ow.ly/oR2VV

Schools and Libraries

It's never too early: Conversations About Community in 3rd Grade by @frankisibberson http://ow.ly/oVxay

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas : The Two-Way @NPRBooks http://ow.ly/oXfmd

Fun! Queens (NY) Librarian Reads to Alligator to Reward Summer Reading |@sljournal http://ow.ly/oXB9P

A travesty. New York librarian fired after speaking up for child who read too much @NYDailyNews via @PWKidsBookshelf http://ow.ly/p2bVW

How to Make School Better for Boys - Christina Hoff Sommers -@TheAtlantic http://ow.ly/p2cpA via @PWKidsBookshelf

How schools can help parents | Sound It Out by Joanne Meier |@ReadingRockets http://ow.ly/oZwu9 #literacy

Other Book-Related

Horror in YA Lit is a Staple, Not a Trend, says @catagator in @sljournal http://ow.ly/oQQS2 #yalit

The longlist for the 2013 National Book Award for Young People's Literature... via @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/oVwlG #yalit

Always good: Newbery / Caldecott 2014: Fall Prediction Edition from @fuseeight http://ow.ly/oVxfb #kidlit

Great photos of @CampHalfBlood (the camp) at @bookpeople in Austin, TX this summer http://ow.ly/oZvD2

'The Dream Thieves' Author @mstiefvater Picks YA's Most Epic Couples | @BookishHQ http://ow.ly/oXKOg via @PWKidsBookshelf

James Patterson to give $1 million to independent bookstores @latimes http://ow.ly/oXKto via @PWKidsBookshelf

Fun! Becky's Book Reviews: Blogging Advice from L.M. Montgomery http://ow.ly/oVy3a

GottaBook: The 14 Fibs of Gregory K. Book Trailer! http://ow.ly/oVx46 @gregpincus #kidlit #poetry

Programs and Research

RT @tashrow The U.S. Illiteracy Rate Hasn’t Changed In 10 Years http://buff.ly/15dvGWu  #literacy

Reading for pleasure puts children ahead in the classroom, study finds http://ow.ly/oQRIB via @bkshelvesofdoom #litdup

Strong piece: Stopping bedtime stories too early can damage children's literacy - @Capitalbay1 http://ow.ly/p3ZWu via @readingtub

RT @Scholastic: Not surprised by this one: New study shows reading for fun can improve a child’s school performance http://bit.ly/16nFRI2 #readeveryday

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