Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #GraphicNovels, #GrowthMindset, #ScreenTime, #STEM, academic red-shirting, books for boys, books for girls, eclipse, growing bookworms, motivation, neurodiversity, racism, reading logs, and schools.
16 Books That 6- to 8-Year-Old Boys Say Are Must-Reads |
Just For Fun: An Reading List from
The Big List of Preschool Books, a
50+ Multicultural STEAM Books for Children |
Themed Early Chapter Books for Kids Age 6-10, from
NPR's List, response + recommendations from new Graphic Novel category chair
Top Ten Kids' Books w/ Neurodiverse Characters by Kacy Smith etc.
The Call for Judges is coming soon, says , middle grade fiction chair
The 2017 Call for Judges is now live: We Need YOU! | + bloggers/reviewers, find details here:
Instead of accountability re: reading at home, how do we create passionate environments in schools?
11 Ways to Build Capacity and Never Stop Growing
UC Berkeley is teaching students to cope with and learn from failure | http://ow.ly/1JUX30eDfYB
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
Racism, Children’s Classics and the World Today | use these books to teach, don't just ban them, says https://t.co/rqayBFAjeT
Read like a girl: how children’s books of female stories are booming | via
Rediscovering the joys + disconcerting aspects of Kids’ Books as a parent by Meghan Cox Gurdon
The End of child_lit: The Literary Listserv Era Comes to a Close — shares her thoughts
Schools and Libraries
Why Stickers, Pizza Parties + Tickets Didn't Work in My Classroom by via
Oldest Kids in the Class May Get an Edge in College Admissions - study finds effect of academic redshirting
Are tablets turning babies into insomniacs? - study finds tablets causing lost sleep in babies + toddlers
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