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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: New Year's Eve / Cybils Edition

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. It's been a very quiet week, but there are a few posts worth checking out. Topics include book lists, football books, diverse books, reading aloud, growing bookworms, home libraries, screen time, education books, parenting, growth mindset, and schools.

Cybils-Logo-2015-Round-SmMost importantly, stay tuned for the announcement of the Cybils Shortlists, due out first thing on New Years Day at www.Cybils.com. The Cybils Shortlists are lists of 5 to 7 titles in each of 10+ categories, guaranteed by blogger judges to be both well-written and kid-friendly. The lists are a fabulous resource!

Wishing you all a Happy New Year!

Book Lists

Month by Month: Books About the Year, from

The 50 Best Books for 7- and 8-Year-Olds per - contributed, too  

In her newest Podcast shares a big list of football books for kids

of Britain's Favourite Children's Books per Sunday Times Editor Nicolette Jones

A Tuesday Ten: in 2015 Speculative Fiction ow.ly/WhDxE 

Cybils

Anticipation.... New Year's Day is also Shortlist Day! Stay tuned for this great resource, says  

Growing Bookworms

Review Round-Up: Books for Beginning Readers (easy readers + chapter books), December 2015 from  

One Dad’s Reading Resolutions for New Year: To not "criticize books that my kid really, really loves"

Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Read More This Year, by age group, from ow.ly/WtomB 

Great poster encouraging reading aloud in 2016! RT @MrSchuReads 16 Reasons to Make 2016 the Year of the Read-Aloud

Establishing a Community of Readers, 5 essential elements of getting children excited about reading

What is the Best Investment Plan For Your Child's Future? A home library, says , so don't wait ow.ly/WolLj  

Screen Time

POP! Parents of Preschoolers: Tips on Managing Screen Time when using media w/ small children from  

Books vs. e-books: The science behind the best way to read | via

Schools and Libraries

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016 by ed consultant ow.ly/Wom4p 

Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains |  

How Do You Know Which Books To Purchase? A Few Tips to Help Build A Better Classroom Library from

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