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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: February 17: The #Cybils Awards, #WRAD17, Schools and #Play

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. A highlight this week is the fact that the Cybils Award winners were announced on Tuesday (Valentine's Day). Other topics this week include #BookGivingDay, #BookLists, #math, book selection, bullying, charter schools, friendship, growing bookworms, libraries, play, reading, schools, screentime, student volunteers, Valentine's Day, World Read Aloud Day, writing. 

Book Lists

WormLovesWormFor Valentine's Day: 10 Great #PictureBooks about Love – #BookList from @tashrow https://t.co/uWEepbw4hv

28 Black #PictureBooks That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball | Scott Woods  http://ow.ly/vWod3092nj8  #BookList #DiverseBooks

A curated #BookList from The Classroom Bookshelf to align with @litworldsays 7 strengths (curiosity etc) for #WRAD17 http://ow.ly/8imL3094tS5 

Cybils

Cybils-Logo-2016-Round-SmThe 2016 #cybils winners are LIVE http://tinyurl.com/zb55bra  #kidlit #ya #poetry #graphicnovels #nonfiction + more.  Thanks to all our judges!

5 Multicultural #Cybils Chapter Book Nominees, highlights from R1 judge Claire Noland  #DiverseBooks #kidlit http://ow.ly/IcB8308YgzW 

#Cybils Announcements Coming Tomorrow | judge @gail_gauthier runs down #YA speculative fiction finalists #kidlit http://ow.ly/j2oX308YfhD 

Happy 11th Blogiversary to @MsYingling, long-time #cybils category chair for middle grade fiction  http://ow.ly/fmH73094uI6 

Diversity

Multicultural Statistics for 3400 books received by @CCBCwisc in 2016 http://ow.ly/6bnF3092Vge  #DiverseBooks #kidlit #YA

Events + Programs

WRAD1712 Apps & Websites for World Read Aloud Day (or any day!)  #WRAD17 @litworldsays  @classtechtips  http://ow.ly/7An0308Yhho  #ReadAloud

Building a World of Empathy Through the Simple Yet Profound Act of #ReadingAloud @pamallyn @ReadBrightly  http://ow.ly/gvG33092VGy  #WRAD17

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day #WRAD17 on 2/16 w/ these free online + offline resources @Scholastic http://ow.ly/L2zN3092moN 

BookGivingDayBlogBadgeIn addition to #ValentinesDay + #Cybils Day today is International #BookGivingDay 2017  @bookgivingday | Give books! http://ow.ly/9Lbr3090lHQ 

Valentines for Walking Books: A Student Volunteer Success Story from @abbylibrarian that brightened my day http://ow.ly/GEyl3090mv7 

Growing Bookworms

On Kids Who Delight in Characters Behaving Badly by @kirleclerc @nerdybookclub http://ow.ly/rGCB308Yh4A  #JunieBJones + more

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Willems_elephants_cant_danceLife lessons in “best friend” easy readers @teddyballgame83 @HornBook  http://ow.ly/Wa0m308TLhb  #kidlit @The_Pigeon #FrogAndToad

When They Still Just Hate to Write… | Some tips for how parents + teachers can support #writing @pernilleripp https://t.co/YUS7EAD6Th

Comical Information | Jennifer Wharton discusses + recommends #nonfiction #GraphicNovels @sljournal https://t.co/axqj1wHZrt

So Many Books, So Little Time: Tips for #Reading Strategically | @donalynbooks @nerdybookclub  http://ow.ly/Ojh4308YfHP  | Abandon books +more

A Good Scare: How Horror Books Can Help Kids Conquer Their Fears | @CurtisJobling @ReadBrightly  http://ow.ly/EYRJ3095grb  #kidlit

Schools and Libraries

CreativeBlockPlayReviews of three new books for #educators on the Importance of #Play @sljournal  http://ow.ly/YKi23090tyn 

Are teachers harming kids by assigning #screentime in class + #homework asks @Screensandkids @BAMRadioNetwork https://t.co/5gv5gqy81Q

How Access to Nature During The #School Year Can Help Students Thrive | Leah Shaffer @MindShiftKQED http://ow.ly/7VOT308XDX3  #Play

Not surprising, but worth reading: School bullying linked to poorer academic achievement @DailyGenius @drdouggreen https://t.co/rqZs8Ii4Xw

Hidden Digital Spaces (like @Twitter chats) Where Innovation in #Education is Brewing http://ow.ly/8oP6308TptQ  @MIND_Research #Collaboration

Buh-bye Barriers - A call from @lochwouters Stop #Library Fines + improve access http://ow.ly/DisS308ToZk [See also this followup: http://ow.ly/hx8P3090DA9]

Parent shares why she (and others she knows) chose #CharterSchool for her daughter @anaperiodista @HuffingtonPost https://t.co/0Jz6vO6gJj

In the age of robots, our #schools are teaching children to be redundant| @GeorgeMonbiot @guardian on other ways https://t.co/nIJlVdwqxu

STEM

Examples of (and motivation for) using #Math Talk with Preschoolers @easycda @BAMRadioNetwork  http://ow.ly/yQRd3092m59  #STEM #ECE

In Call for Early #STEM Learning, #Libraries Cited as Potential ‘Charging Stations’ | Lisa Jacobson @sljournal https://t.co/V3lFp17ee4

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