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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 27

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

Banned Books Week

Love.Life.Read.: Let's Talk About It...A Topic Near and Dear to My Heart... #BannedBooksWeek by @scharle4 http://ow.ly/p8Tc0

Thoughts on Banned Books at Stacked and @bookriot from @catagator http://ow.ly/p8PBU #BannedBooksWeek

Most-Challenged Books of 2012 (Topped by Captain Underpants series) |@tashrow for #BannedBooksWeek http://ow.ly/pbaZp

Book Lists

Stacked: Books with Strong or Unique Worldbuilding, selected by Kimberly http://ow.ly/pdpmu #yalit

Children's Books With Single Parents, selected by @PragmaticMom http://ow.ly/pdpf8 #kidlit

Chapter Book Mystery Series recommended by @CoffeeandCrayon http://ow.ly/pdp3w #kidlit

So You Want to Read Middle Grade: some popular middle grade recs from Jonathan Hunt @greenbeanblog http://ow.ly/pbbrw #kidlit

50 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Child – Emily Temple @Flavorwire http://ow.ly/pbaRe #kidlit

Great Easy Reader Books for Kids, recommended by @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/p8S15 #kidlit

RT @tashrow Top 10 Children’s Picture Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month http://buff.ly/1dpV90U #kidlit

Cybils

On the #Cybils blog: #Poetry: The Small but Mighty Genre, by @JoneMac53 http://ow.ly/pfwRc @Cybils

On the #Cybils blog: Nonfiction Elementary/Middle Grade-- Category Description from Jennifer Wharton http://ow.ly/pdnfx #kidlit

On the #Cybils blog: Graphic Novels- Category Description http://ow.ly/p8RSa  @lizjonesbooks #kidlit

Meet the #Cybils Easy Reader/Early Chapter Panelists • Family Bookshelf @readingtub http://ow.ly/p8Rs5

RT @LauraPSalas: Have you chosen your favorite nonfiction books of the past year? #Cybils nominations open soon! http://ow.ly/p7keB #kidlit

At Wands and Worlds: #Cybils Awards 2013: Details on the Speculative Fiction Category from @SheilaRuth http://ow.ly/p408U

Growing Bookworms

Very nice. @anneursu on what books mean to her son ("Books are a pocket he tucks himself into") @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/pbbL3

Details idea for sharing a specific #picturebook | Read Aloud TATTLER #2 (Enemy Pie) | @aliposner http://ow.ly/pbc0h

Censorship in the Home: Yay or Nay? asks @NoVALibraryMom http://ow.ly/pdoCN #kidlit

Reading to children gets better and better as they get older | Tim Lott @guardianbooks http://ow.ly/p5pys via @librareanne #literacy

KidLitCon

Register now for KidLitCon 2013 in Austin this November, urges @charlotteslib, "#KidLitCons are a wonderful thing." http://ow.ly/pdBa7

The Case for #KidLitCon (vs other conventions) by @MotherReader "I hug the real people that Ive known online forever" http://ow.ly/pdmor

Press Release Fun: #KidLitCon 2013 is Nigh!! — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/paEMw

The call for papers for #kidlitcon is up! Don't miss it. http://ow.ly/23srs1 #kidlit

Learning

Some truth to this: Schools Are Good for Showing Off, Not for Learning | Peter Gray in Psychology Today http://ow.ly/p41EV

Why Even the Worst Bloggers Are Making Us Smarter | Networks nurture good ideas | Wired Mag http://ow.ly/p5pqg via @catagator

On Reading and Writing

RT @heisereads: Fab post from @ProfessorNana on why books on tough topics are so important for kids to to read. http://professornana.livejournal.com/800907.html

Must read post by Gary Soto in @HuffPostBooks | Why I've Stopped Writing Children's Literature http://ow.ly/pfwof via @medinger

Why science fiction isn't just for geeky boys | Jennifer Ridyard @guardianbooks http://ow.ly/pbaHH via @PWKidsBookshelf #kidlit

Interesting musings and data from @charlotteslib on MG SFF blogging and gender imbalance http://ow.ly/p8QY6 #kidlit

Interesting thoughts on Middle Grade Bloggers as Fans, Gatekeepers, Partners of the Industry from @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/p6mMY

Thoughts on Book Endings by @mstiefvater @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/p41eq | It is devastating to reach the end of a well-loved book.

RT @tashrow A Reading App Raises a Question: What Does It Mean to Own a Book? : The New Yorker http://buff.ly/16E06Bt #ebooks

Parenting

Lovely. A #kidlit-quote filled letter: To My Dearest Little Women- A Letter to My Daughters from @BooksBabiesBows http://ow.ly/p2eug

Food for thought. @StaceyLoscalzo on The Need for Margin (space in our kids' lives) http://ow.ly/pfxM7

Great stuff! Why does dining table conversation matter & what does it teach? asks @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/pfBZN

Programs and Research

My goodness. Very cool! @Scholastic Donates One Million Books to @ReachOutAndRead reports @sljournal http://ow.ly/pb8Lm

Read for the Record with Loren Long and ‘Otis’ is coming October 3, reports @sljournal http://ow.ly/pb8Cz @jumpstartkids

Neat! @FirstBook Pledges $9 Million by 2016 to Expand Distribution Internationally | @sljournal http://ow.ly/pb8sY

News: Congratulations to @ReachOutAndRead for receiving the Rubenstein Prize for their #literacy work! http://bit.ly/17XRntn

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