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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 20: Motivating #Readers + #Writers, Getting Books in Their Hands

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #GraphicNovels, #GrowthMindset, #HispanicHeritageMonth, #ReadAloud, #ReadForTheRecord, book donation, Danziger Awards, raising readers, reading, reading levels, reading motivation, schools, and writing.

Book Lists + Awards

ClementineGreat Books About Amazing Girls, from + more

Wonderful for Children, a

book picks, a from via

Announcing the Danziger Awards for Hilarious Kids Books. starts a new book award + wants your nominations

Cybils Awards

2017 public nominations are now closed. We are accepting author + publisher nominations thru 10/25. Thanks!

Announcing the 2017 Awards Publisher/Author Submission Period: Now until 10/25 |

Events + Programs

QuackersOne day. One book. One record. Join to QUACKERS on 10.19.17. Visit []

Donate books! The Annual Guys Lit Wire for Ballou Sr High School Is On!

Growing Bookworms

Sharing a nurse's vision for raising her kids as readers, after not growing up as a reader herself

SuperReaderThoughts from  on nurturing readers, inspired by : Every a Super Reader

Middle schoolers tell Jennifer Schwanke what they miss most about elementary: teacher

Schools (+ parents) "cannot punish children into reading" | A reminder from https://t.co/I42ZGxMcm6

How to Motivate a Middle School Reader | | Choice, Interests, Sociability + more

“But they only read !” – defends visual texts but offers ideas for helping find balance https://t.co/rYilQGsprh

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

DePaseoSpotlight on Independent Publishers with Great Spanish Content for kids | https://t.co/TEOp9aKLuv

Schools and Libraries

Reading system developers: Should Guide Readers by Interest, Not https://t.co/BB1xSz85en

Great Sunday Reflections from | Growing in the classroom "without erasing any joy" https://t.co/1GXpeq3zZ1

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback |

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 13: Improving #Math + #Literacy Instruction, #28DaysLater + #JudyBlume

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #DiverseBooks, #GrowingBookworms, #JudyBlume, #nonfiction, #reading, #STEM, Ada Lovelace Day, independent reading, literacy, math, and schools.

Book Lists

SophieMouseBest for Kids featuring Animals, a https://t.co/ZlGx3GeXMz

Ghost, Witches, and Monsters, Oh My! 35 Books for |

Picture Book Challenge Celebrates Books for Ada Lovelace Day! from

Cybils Awards

HalfwayNormalBooks that Could be Nominated for the Awards in Middle Grade | from

We need nominated for Elem/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction category of the !

Nominations for the awards close Saturday, Oct. 15. Don't miss your chance to celebrate great +

Events + Programs

The is accepting submissions for , a celebration of creators https://t.co/fFoSf6IKLQ

Growing Bookworms

PassionateReadersA Call for Common Sense Instruction | time to read, choice, access to books + a community

Driving Our Children to Life Long Reading via Independent by https://t.co/yFUmqM3ixp

This is so important: Planning for the Long Game, helping kids to become long-term readers, not dependent on teacher https://t.co/oBOp9TOiPP

Miscellaneous

This is interesting: How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds | We lose focus just having them nearby https://t.co/R3lKcHXrUX

Various tidbits in Fusenews | , , + more

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Forever, a Pre-Teen Fiction Trailblazer, Opens Up Her Archive - selling it to Yale

Thing 1 and Thing 2: sums up (w/ links) A Pair of Controversies

Parenting + Play

10 Tips for Creating a Fertile Environment for Kids’ Creativity + Growth https://t.co/vAaqPbfnOc

RT @MBrussoni: Why parents need to let kids play on their own https://t.co/XsUlKUgFtZ

Schools and Libraries

Why Don’t Schools Focus on ? – a few thoughts on this from https://t.co/YLFAFIeEYP

STEM

MathematicalMindsetsHow to Improve Class | to emphasize + exploration, not performance

Activities for Kindergarten Using Buttons - Button Themed

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 6: #Math Books, #Cybils Suggestions + Joy of #Reading

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BannedBooksWeek, #BookList, the #Cybils Awards, #DiverseBooks, #GrowingBookworms, #HomeSchooling, #KidLitCon, #math, #STEM, literacy, numeracy, parenting, play, raising readers, reading, and teaching.

Book Lists

HundredBillionTrillionStarsBooks that showcase "crazy awesome enormous numbers!" from

about Poverty / Economic Insecurity, Homelessness + Hunger, a from https://t.co/O7f6RecCSS

Scary books for beginning readers: Challenge (ages 6-8), from

Cybils Awards

Middle Grade Speculative Fiction Books in Search of a Nomination –

Some elementary/middle grade books that haven't been nominated for the #Cybils yet, a #BookList from @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/TWp930fEbd9

Cybils-Logo-2017-Round-Lg nominations are rolling in. Don't miss your chance to highlight well-written, kid-friendly titles:

Nominations Are Open! A brief intro + plenty of enthusiasm from long-time organizer @aquafortis |

Nominate for the Awards! links to the nomination lists by category so far

A host of 2017 Nomination Suggestions from Jennifer Wharton | +more

Some Nomination Suggestions for from

Diversity

Diversity Resources Explode: What Are Some Current Options? —

Growing Bookworms

When Adults Don't Read Kids Lose InfoGraphic (3)When Adults Don't Read, Kids Lose! Excellent Infographic + Resources by +

Thoughts on "Avoiding the Biggest Mistakes We Make When Teaching " from | Remember

A proposal to update D.E.A.R. in the classroom to be Drop Everything and Reflect from https://t.co/yWzQRJHcRb

How to Help Children Select Books, advice + infographics from

Kidlitosphere

Have you seen the epic program for this year's (11/3-4 in Hershey PA). Register + book your rooms now:

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Why your kid should read banned books. Still relevant even after via

How does reading books influence children? asks David Thorpe | Dift kids influenced by dft things

Parenting + Play

Fun Family Dinner Activities That Go Beyond Asking "How Was Your Day?" - , games, art from

Life Skills Kids Gain by Playing Pretend Town -

It’s Time We Started Telling Little Boys about the Things That Really Matter.

Schools and Libraries

ReadingChamps"Modeling love and joy of ... oh that’s what it’s all about" https://t.co/lfFI8vsk5C

Here's a 21st Century Skill--and How to Teach It! - on students' use of internet sources

Reasons plus pros and cons on switching from Public to for 3/4 of her kids from https://t.co/gb2I8oSLrQ

The Power of Un-Leveled Books, Heather Zeissler | How an unleveled classroom library helped a family https://t.co/v9MFpT2MZ2

Behavior Charts = Poor Adult Behavior says |

CatchingReadersParents + : "Choosing a book by the level is not an authentic way of choosing books in the real world" https://t.co/Mf17cCcsSa

For : Making the Most out of Conferences w/ Families | Celebrate each child as a person FIRST https://t.co/327qFVflmc

STEM

8 Teaching Habits that Block Productive Struggle in Students from

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 29: #Cybils, #KidLitCon and #BannedBooksWeek

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. I had a rather challenging week, and my Twitter time was very limited. I did live-tweet the Cybils judge announcements, but have not shared those here. You can find the panel announcements as well as the category descriptions on the Cybils blog. Cybil nominations open Sunday, October 1st. Nominate your favorite (well-written and kid-friendly) children's and young adult titles by category.

I also shared a few KidLitCon-related reminders this week. Here's the gist:

Other topics this week include: #BannedBooksWeek, #BookList, #Cybils, #DiverseBooks, #GrowthMindset, #KidLitCon, #STEM, eBooks, emotional labor, gender equity, growing bookworms, parenting, reading community, and schools. 

Book Lists

TheWildRobot20 Kid-Approved Books for Advanced 2nd + 3rd Grade Readers |  

30 Days of for Preschoolers, a  https://t.co/nnLYxk62nF

The Freedom to Read: Challenged & Banned Books  https://t.co/OYPoOB12PP

Events + Programs

How Bill Cosby Ruined a Perfectly Good | When a book is banned bc of the author  

Growing Bookworms

BookWhispererThe Important Decision I Made to Create a Community Classroom by  https://t.co/LczSbW9tD2 

"In our eagerness to help kids become better readers, we have made the kids drown in" tasks, warns  https://t.co/sghukCijNy

Miscellaneous

This is useful advice for anyone: Three Steps to Say “No” Gracefully |  https://t.co/FOBlC6SJd6 

This piece will resonate with moms I know: How Emotional Labor Drags Women Down + Harms Gender Equity  https://t.co/BWlY5yVJZz

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Are Better for Babies? | Study looks at engagement in kids under 2 |  https://t.co/AlnWOtWwpM  

Schools and Libraries

MindsetThis is really interesting: A Simple Tool for Fostering in a 2nd grade classroom by  https://t.co/D6pXH55FsP

This! Don't Forget the Joy: A Call to Action for Our Students from  

STEM

Colleges Move to Close Gender Gap in -  

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 22: Books for Fall, Pirates + Learning from Preschoolers

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookList, #Cybils, #DiverseBooks, #GraphicNovels, #KidLitCon, #nonfiction, #parenting, #play, #ReadYourWorld, bookstores, grades, preschool, reading, schools, and writing. 

Book Lists

Wonderfall Books for Preschoolers, a from |

These Books are a Treat: Books, a

Something I'm always on the lookout for these days: 3 w/ Girl Power – mini-reviews from  https://t.co/1EEj8WR9sr 

Newbery / Caldecott 2018: Fall Prediction Edition — | ,

Diversity + Race

A Letter from Readers to Latinx Writers About Race, Gender, and Other Issues |  

How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books That Can Help | via

Events + Programs

PiratesMagnifiedPirates Magnified | reviews a mashup of informational text + seek + find for

Why Should Students Write? Because encourages creativity + exploration. Consider the contest https://t.co/aK4Gv9YlrX 

The UK's is inspiring families to find this week (and always) |

Growing Bookworms

Great post for + : 's students share where is trash (No choice!) vs. magic

Kidlitosphere

KidlitconLogo2017-SquareWithHeaderNew session on , Multicultural Children's Book Day, added to program. Thanks  

The latest Fusenews has various interesting tidbits, starting with a plug for

Thank You for Your Patience, aspiring panelists | Panels will be announced Monday 9/25 starting at 9 am PDT

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

ThickAsThievesGrowing w/ Middle Grade - or Out of It? When readers outgrow series in process by via  

A review of the new in San Jose from | Great for buying discount bestsellers

Hey, Educators! Wants to Embarrass You! (Book Trailer Premiere for IT’S NOT JACK AND THE BEANSTALK) https://t.co/LMm7tOKZTw

No Grown-Ups in Sight: The Freedom of (Realistic) Middle Grade Adventures | Catherine Newman

Guest Post | A Look at Expository | Survey: 75% liked expository

Parenting + Play

This seems like good advice: How Not To Raise a Narcissist  Read Together + more |   https://t.co/vHCRPsFlEs

Why kids should never let go of |  

Schools and Libraries

LifelongKindergartenHow to Make Every Grade More Like | interviews on book  

In response to pressure, educators set sights on eliminating A-F grading system

What All Grade Levels Can Learn from a Classroom | |

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 8: Learning Styles, School Start Times + #Cybils Judges

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include: #BookLists, #Cybils, #DiverseBooks, #EdTech, #LibraryCardMonth, #ReadAloud, #STEM, devices, empathy, learning styles, libraries, reading logs, schools, teaching, and testing. Happy reading!

Book Lists

Women-in-science-book Like : 20 Books and Toys About Programming

Newish Books That Have Fun With Words, from

Children's Books w/ Latino + Hispanic Characters, from  

Making & Keeping Friends: 50 Mighty Girl Books About for various ages from  https://t.co/pEggVQfxWl

Ghosts100 Best Middle Grade Fantasy Books of the Last 10 Years, according to

Events + Programs

Note : September is National Card Sign-Up Month  

Book Relief: + Partners Respond to - | + Barbara Bush Houston Fdn

+ Community Joins in Relief Efforts, roundup by

On 9/14, Australians will celebrate , setting aside one hour for | has the scoop https://t.co/A51llFikqV

Growing Bookworms

This post is delightful: You Realize You're Raising a Book-Lover |  https://t.co/C8wUHuEDib

How one teacher let go of logs, talked about book, + learned to trust students  https://t.co/3Drjwb7fKI 

Kidlitosphere / #Cybils

Cybils-Logo-2017-Web-SmChildren's + book bloggers / reviewers, have you considered applying to be a judge? It's very cool!  

Apply to Be a Judge, says | bloggers, vloggers, Goodreads reviews, all who love/review

The Only Constant is Change… | announces new category organizers +

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

CorduroyAn Ode to Reading Kids' Books Out Loud, w/ of great , from Sarah Ullery via  

Animals or People — Which Make Kids More Giving? | skeptical on recent study re: moral lessons in  https://t.co/pbzGTscrPG

Who knew? Gunning for Your Children: When Classics Pack Heat —

After a Member’s Ouster from Newbery Medal Committee, a Closer Look at Social Media Rules | recaps issue

Parenting 

Yes, Are Destroying a Generation, But Not of Kids | via  

STEM

Be-an-engineer-smallFree "Read Question Think" Posters for Kids featuring + friends from  https://t.co/t719axHRDE

Our Favorite Simple for Kids from | | Chemical reactions + more

BBC series: 9 things you didn't know were invented by women (kevlar!) via

Schools and Libraries

How many people believe theories are right? And why?  

SiliconValley Companies Court Brand-Name, High-Profile , Raising Ethics Issues

Letting teens sleep in would save the country roughly $9 billion a year -

Interesting post from | once you know something, it's hard to think like someone who doesn't, + to teach it

A reminder from that an Encouraging Word Can Last a Lifetime, particularly coming from an  

5 Ways to Step Up your Adovcacy Game from | harness social media, send newsletter + more 

Food for thought: Have Accommodations Gone Too Far? asks Miriam Kurtzig Freedman in

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: Labor Day Weekend Edition: #Cybils, #KidLitCon, #ReadingLevels, #KidLitCares

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. There is a ton of great stuff this week. I think people are back from the summer and focusing on books and literacy (plus the #Cybils Awards and #KidLitCon are moving forward). Other topics this week include #BookLists, #ComputerScience, #GrowingBookworms, #KidLitCares, #nonfiction, #STEM, #SummerReading, friendship, parenting, reading levels, rewards, and schools.

Book Lists + Awards

Cybils-Logo-2017-Web-SmHey there, + book reviewers / bloggers, the 2017 Call for Judges is Now Open | Apply by 9/11

25 of the Most Exciting of Fall 2017 | + more

Events

How to celebrate , coming 9/13/17, ideas from website like dressing as your fave character

Growing Bookworms

PassionateReadersWhen we make a child into a level we aren't helping the child in the long run says  https://t.co/ydJzLKDVlE

How to get kids to look away from their screens + take pleasure in books |  https://t.co/41xYWKTop5 

Why labeling books by disempowers young

Beyond : Choosing for Developing Readers | + in  https://t.co/GIphsA1Dpz

Kidlitosphere

KidlitconLogo2017-SquareWithHeaderBig news for bloggers, authors, publishers + fans: Announcing the Program for '17

Conf that's even fun for introverts shares why, w/ testimonials from +  #KidLitCon 

Kicking off : Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort, | peeps can donate visits, books etc 

In today's Fusenews we find bookish leggings, Elisha Cooper, book banning + more tidbits

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

StillLifeKeep the serendipitous choices of Alive All Year says in | "Instant summer, year round" 

Parenting 

Having a stronger, closer friendship as a teenager predicts less depression as a young adult via  https://t.co/OWKRjLkjlE 

Tips to Help Kids w/ Anxiety | | listen, be specific, do dry run + more

Schools and Libraries

Nice piece about focusing on students' strengths: What Are Your Superpowers?  

How Ending Behavior Helped School Focus on Student Motivation and Character

In wars, both sides are wrong says | She argues for "good homework" + time 4 learning

STEM

Girls set AP record…skyrocketing growth outpaces boys | Minorities also up 

Ideas and ways to engage young kids in play from around the blogosphere

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 25: Back to School Edition

TwitterLinksHere 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. 

Book Lists

AlvinHo16 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

ZitaNPR's List, response + recommendations from new Graphic Novel category chair

Top Ten Kids' Books w/ Neurodiverse Characters by Kacy Smith etc.

Cybils Awards

The Call for Judges is coming soon, says , middle grade fiction chair

Cybils-Logo-2017-Web-SmThe 2017 Call for Judges is now live: We Need YOU! | + bloggers/reviewers, find details here:  

Growing Bookworms

Instead of accountability re: reading at home, how do we create passionate environments in schools?  

Growth Mindset

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

LittleHouseBigWoodsRacism, 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

Screens

Are tablets turning babies into insomniacs? - study finds tablets causing lost sleep in babies + toddlers  

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 18: Super-Short Distracted-by-My-Birthday Edition

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. I took a bit of vacation time over the past week (wine tasting with friends and also celebrating a milestone birthday) so this is a super-short post. Topics include the #Cybils Awards, #play, #STEM, #YA, book awards, learning, literacy, reading levels, studying, and wordless books. Wishing you all a lovely weekend, as summer starts to wind down (!). 

The Cybils Awards

Cybils-Logo-2017-Round-SmWelcome to the 2017 Cybils Awards from , co-blog editor (w/ ), frequent judge + logo designer

Have you all seen the beautiful new 2017 Logo? Designed and updated by

Literacy + Learning

GirlAndBicycleMaking books accessible for even the newest readers: wordless + one-word stories  

Before You Study, Ask for Help - more active, self-regulated approach -> better  

An example where bins of leveled readers took away a 1st grader's enjoyment of | Lisa Koch

Play

FreeRangeKidsWhen it comes to physical activity, 19 Is the New 60 says in | Kids need more time to

Children Were Born to Learn! Get Out of Their Way! Don't let get lost  https://t.co/ETYd2HBP8o 

Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

This piece on the Toxic Drama on Twitter by is fascinating if depressing  

STEM

5 Ways to Make Exciting in , observations from | Experiments + more

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 11: The #Cybils Awards, Diverse #BookLists + #GirlsWhoCode

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #DiverseBooks, #GirlsWhoCode, #JoyOfLearning, #Math, #reading, #STEM, bookmobile, coding, gender roles, growing bookworms, learning styles, reading choice, schools, and writing.

Book Lists + Awards

The 2017 Are Coming Soon! | | Bloggers select kid-friendly + well-written titles

MadreGooseRT @NCTE: Colorful Poetry: 22 Diverse Poetry Picture Books for Kids via

10 to Promote a | from

on + from + more

If You Like This Classic Children's Book You'll Love This Book from

Diversity

What Color Is the Past? History, + Books for Kids — examples + musings from  

Seeding Book Deserts with | on  https://t.co/BtP7bBQkqp

Events + Programs

DearDragonRT @JoshFunkBooks: The theme for 's 9th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest: ! Your K-4 Class Can Submit On 10/15! http://ow.ly/kBKb30ehxDk

Authors, Illustrators Share Talents, Pass On Love of , Then Pass Out Their Books

Falling in Love w/ (nonprofit + tutoring ctr for kids):

Love it! School Bus-Turned-Bookmobile Rolls Across Georgia | Jan L. Wilson  https://t.co/Ar76uYm65h 

It's never too late! Some ideas for celebrating National Book Lovers Day by Jess Butterworth

Growing Bookworms

AllSeeingEyeGiving "freedom of choice, guidance from librarians ... comics + engaging visuals"  

calls out who assign to kids but don't read themselves

Kidlitosphere

Happy 14th blogiversary to at Waking Brain Cells | that's a LOT of reviews + news over the years https://t.co/UPmtu56i22 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

BedtimeForFrancesThe Grown-Up Joys of Children’s Books: Saturday essay in  

Exploring Story Elements with Kids | Tips from |

Parenting

How Dads Can Engage in Their Child's In the New School Year - guest post  https://t.co/xMwmY4x0WG

Schools and Libraries

What Parents Wish Would Ask Them About Their Child | "What are they passionate about?" +more  

A Tale of Two Puzzle Workers, a reminder for + readers that kids are different + learn differently

How a Ditched Awards + Assemblies to Refocus on Kids and |  https://t.co/y8KRCf6Lk6

STEM

FriendshipCodeSome thoughts (MAJOR RANT) from on how teach + reviews of some books

is Universal: Interview with Education Leaders +  

Reshma Saujani On Closing the Gender Gap in Tech |

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 4: #KidLitCon, #PictureBook Marketing + Nurturing Curiosity

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #JoyOfLearning, #KidLitCon, #math, #PictureBooks, #STEM, boys and reading, curiosity, education, growing bookworms, helicopter parents, literacy, marketing, schools, summer vacation, and teaching. 

Book Lists

BestWeekEverSome specifically appropriate for , w/ short reviews from @randomlyread  

Black Girl Magic: 33 Featuring Black Female Protagonists: from Charnaie Gordon  https://t.co/tIuw10rIMF

Events + Programs

Neat community project: StoryWalk lets children read book while soaking up nature - via  https://t.co/SeLcc4yMc5 

Growing Bookworms

They Don’t "Just" Need to Find the Right Book, they need help finding book after book that they love  

Teachers "have the power to make OR break our , please wield that power very carefully" urges  https://t.co/igSDwOIJ83

Want Teenage Boys to Read? Easy. Give Them Books About Sex, suggests

Interesting: Sight Words Are so 2016: New Study Finds the Real Key to Early  

Kidlitosphere

KidlitconLogo2017-SquareWithHeaderToday is the last day to sign up to be a presenter for 2017 | contact or see details here:  

The program for 2017 in Hershey, PA (Nov. 3-4) is shaping up nicely | Register now!  https://t.co/aVyk9qoBgS

Aren't These 2017 Keynote Speakers fabulous? Conference is Nov. 3-4 in Hershey, PA. Don't miss it!

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

StinkyStenchGreat stuff! Josh Funk Shares Powerhouse Marketing Strategies - 24 Carrot  

Thoughts from on Seeking "Authentic Value" in Books for Young Children

Parenting + Play

Never Ignore a Child Who Asks "Why?" | we need to nurture curiosity + spark creativity  https://t.co/VXxYvGyxUn

On nurturing our children to pursue their dream jobs (+ keeping them engaged), by  https://t.co/XdiCY0xnJi

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? |

What Teachers Think Kids Should Do During the Summer: , reflect, relax, create, says  https://t.co/17BMvUY1bN

Why kids need risk, fear + excitement in (increases activity, resilience + more)  https://t.co/dAatQvuOQy

Schools and Libraries

AmuletBuilding Relationships through (+ increasing job satisfaction) as a Principal | Jim Bailey

Survey says 90% of Parents Think Their Kids Are on Track in & . Really 1 in 3  

5 Ways To Make School Boring for young learners: only let them check out simple + more

Curiosity (intrinsic motivation) Is a Unique + Underemphasized Marker of Academic Success -  https://t.co/lDaRSleKkO

STEM

We're All Born With Mathematical Abilities (And Why That's Important)  

Meet the 2017 Mighty Girl Finalists for the Title of "America's Top Young Scientist" /

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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 21: #KidLitCon Registration, A "Flybrary" + #Writing Resources for Kids

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, #KidLitCon, #PictureBooks, #STEM, #YA, book clubs, happiness, libraries, love of reading, math, parenting, personal responsibility, reading, screen time, teaching, and writing.

Book Lists (inc. 2 black boy-themed lists)

WhooshBlack Boy Joy: 29 Picture Books Featuring Black Male Protagonists | Charnaie Gordon  https://t.co/I8dI8ahrf0

Where Are All the Black Boys? A 2017 Assessment + Comparison (progress re. 2013)

The Refugee Children’s Books of 2017 and an Ode to The Arrival — from

that Promote Imagination, , questions to prompt kids + 1 new review from  https://t.co/S0iBNb93Dw

Books My (Struggling Teen Reader) Students Most Frequently Stole From the Classroom via  

Events + Programs

Airline launches "flybrary", spreading out 7k classic titles across fleet for kids to read on board  

Kidlitosphere

KidlitconLogo2017-SquareWithHeaderHey there + bloggers, authors + fans: Register now for the 2017 | Hershey, PA | Nov 3-4  

announces keynote speakers Rachel Renée Russell + + Floyd Cooper

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

For Women: How & Why to Start a with Your Friends | Building Relationships

AnneOfGreenGablesThe Crying Game (or Books That Make You Weep, every single time) by  

"my favorite back to school book of all time" (I think), on A New School Year: Stories in Six Voices

Helpful Resources for Young Writers for kids + from

Should fiction have to teach a lesson? No, says , quoted in piece by Alyson Ward https://t.co/P9XewpAzZp

Parenting 

HappinessTrack researcher says we're giving our kids bad advice about how to succeed in life  https://t.co/M8MJV9PXui 

Schools and Libraries

How Their First Card Teaches Kids Personal Responsibility |  https://t.co/JoUjo1jn4t 

Success for students should be “Any path that leads to a happy and healthy life.” |

Americans Oppose Segregation in Theory—but Not in Practice (in their own schools)  https://t.co/IcztIELvJo

CharlottesWebMotivating w/ different preferences + strengths to succeed in |  https://t.co/EwoZ03qogF

Making Your a Safer Place for Kids by cutting back on

Study Suggests College Students are Better Off without a Laptop in the Classroom -

STEM

Elevate program helps Bay Area 6th - 10th graders reach new heights in  

How a Shop Teaches Kids , Fine Motor Skills, and Entrepreneurship

Why a Colorado researcher believes preschool students should learn — and — with |

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