Growing Bookworms Newsletter: March 7: Middle Grade Reviews, Librarian for a Day + #MegaPrincess
How to Get Your Screen-Loving Kids to Read Books for Pleasure: Kaye Newton

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: March 9: #WomensHistoryMonth, #SchoolLibraryMonth, #STEM + #ReadingCommunities

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #audiobooks, #BookLists, #EarlyLiteracy, #Flipgrid, #InquiryMindset, #nonfiction, #PictureBooks, #ReadAcrossAmerica, #reading, #ReadingAloud, #SchoolLibraries, #STEM, child development, Growing Bookworms, play, schools, science fiction, and Women's History Month. 

Top Tweet of the Week

Authors Share Their Favorite Kids’ Books About Girls, Written by Women

Book Lists

31 New Biographies to Celebrate by

JourneyDynamic Featuring Boisterous, Spirited Girl Protagonists! for boys or girls to read, a from https://t.co/7Nie2CI2uM

14 to Introduce Concepts | from   https://t.co/1n0f44k8AM

New : About Dogs from

RA RA Read: + Notebook Novels, from Jennifer Wharton |

Scythe100 Must-Read Young Adult Books, new by | books by books by: + more

RT @CharlottesLib: Nothing is quite like a Wrinkle in Time, but after much careful thought, I made a list (8 Great Books for Kids Who Love A Wrinkle In Time @BNKids) I was happy with! What would you add? https://ow.ly/YhDN30iMQSD

Cybils Awards

Today on the blog: An Interview with , author of winner SCYTHE

Events + Programs

Happy Birthday ! Here are Ideas to Celebrate Read Across America Week & Dr. Seuss from

New Blog Post (+ new blog!): We’ve Secured Hotel Providence for KidLitCon 2019 (3/22+23/19)! | + are rock stars! https://t.co/uM1YVrrajf

GhostApril is | This year's theme is Making Connections at Your , w/ spokesperson | Details:

Growing Bookworms

Five Tips For Helping Kids Read Better | Stella Tokar Blog | https://t.co/8CJYBfkn6S

Four Steps to Get Screen-Loving Kids to Read Books, guest post by at |  https://t.co/mVdV8CB7xJ

Fostering a With FlipGrid

HybridsNow, more than ever, young children need to be read to – | "Parents must read to children. must be in every community" |

The importance of teaching children early skills | | Why is important + when to begin

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

On , shares her guidelines for Buy vs. Borrow, and asks for yours

GraveyardBookCan you recommend a book?…Maybe, or maybe not? | will "recommend w/ caution + w/ an eye on the past as well as the present"

Parenting

Delaying May Protect Against Developmental Disorders - |

How to Spot - New guidelines focus on helping better identify teens who may be struggling, as rates climb | https://t.co/C19zOJDB5S

Schools and Libraries

overhaul in schools | District aims to reduce quantity + improve quality where it remains |

CantSayCantPlay“There’s no room for you here…you can’t play” | Thoughts on how to keep kids from excluding others from in the from LBurkins https://t.co/V28cKz4Dst

What are public to do when a student is clearly , but does not qualify for asks  https://t.co/gnBVs25pGu

When You Know Better- Edition | shares thoughts (evolved over time) on round robin + in the

Kids learn better when they’re moving. Just ask this Memphis and dance coach. | via

InquiryMindsetHow To Ease Into Independent Inquiry Projects | + |

Ideas for choosing that build a love for story + help students master key + content-area standards |

Ideas for including more in classrom , w/ book suggestions, from

Why Tech Executive Susan Wu Says Her Plan to Disrupt Is Different - |

RT @MrsPStorytime: Do you need funding for your school library? Check out the grant channel . Thx for the valuable resource!

, the -Out Movement, and Excellence. What can we do as educators to change the testing culture education has become? asks  https://t.co/brE35TpmHr

STEM

Global study finds more women go into fields where they have fewer options. In places like US w/ more options, they make other choices | Susan Pinker https://t.co/rxsr68SCvu

Eight ways to introduce kids to at an early age | Toys w/ manipulative elements + more

This is surprising: students protest at over smartphone addiction |

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