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Children's Literacy and Reading News Roundup: Mid-November

Links I Shared on Twitter This Week: November 16

Here are some highlights from the literacy and children's literature-related links that I shared on Twitter this past week or so @JensBookPage. (I was traveling last week, and so didn't have a links post at all.)


On the #Cybils blog: Midterm Progress Report.1374 total nominations, 83.8% already read by at least 1 person http://ow.ly/fkBS9

Interview Wednesday Part One: Meet Three #CYBILS #Poetry Panelists by @JoneMac53 http://ow.ly/fiNt9

RT: @polking: My Nerdy Book Club post about being a Cybils YA fiction panelist is up today. Read here: http://goo.gl/rpOkv .

Tips for Growing Bookworms:

Suggestions for #Literacy Blogs worth following from Growing Book by Book http://ow.ly/fiObR

A very useful post on Introducing Children to Books, Part II @delightchildbks http://ow.ly/fg4uD  #literacy #litrdup

Delightful! Ten Ways to Raise Readers by Julie Falatko @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/fetfa #literacy #kidlit #litrdup

RT @imaginationsoup: Do you need more ideas for reading with your kids? Here are my favorite #Pinterest #reading boards

Book News, Lists and Views:

Washington Post Best Kids Books 2012 via @tashrow http://ow.ly/fkBMY #kidlit

Interesting thoughts from @haleshannon (and her readers): Does Twilight damage young readers? http://ow.ly/fiNRG  #yalit

Debut Author William Alexander Nabs 2012 National Book Award for Young People via @sljournal http://ow.ly/fkvQ9  #yalit

Books like 'Hunger Games' make reading cool again reports @GreenBayHub http://ow.ly/fkvHY  #yalit

Stop Calling Books for Kids YA! asks @medinger http://ow.ly/fiNE5 #kidlit #yalit

Stacked: Contemporary #YALit 2012 Book List of 2013 Contemporary Titles to Watch For from @catagator http://ow.ly/fiN0E

A fine review of the Gregor the Overlander series (which spouse + I both loved) by @library_jim http://ow.ly/fibJL  #kidlit

10+ Thanksgiving Chapter Books For Kids from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/fibmX  #kidlit

Stellar Four: Let's Hear It for the Boys (& Girls) in YA (books where they are equals) http://ow.ly/fibcE via @bkshelvesofdoom

So many books to covet! Librarian Preview: @HarperChildrens(Spring 2013) from @FuseEight http://ow.ly/fi9g6 #kidlit

Kinda cool. @scholastic is releasing the first 20 Babysitters Club books as ebooks, with "classic covers" #kidlit @charissemeloto

Why We Need Diversity in YA Fiction from @CherylRainfield http://ow.ly/f0KmA  #yalit

Plus a couple of links that I am instead sharing in the children's literacy and reading news roundup post that I'll have up later today. Thanks for reading!

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