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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: February 28

Here are some highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. I hope you find some food for thought.


Press Release Fun: #Kidlit Celebrates Women’s History Month via @fuseeight http://ow.ly/i6zLR  @shelfemployed

Some excellent Ways to Celebrate Dr Seuss' Birthday on Saturday, from @bookchook http://ow.ly/i8MXg #literacy

RT @reachoutandread: Friday is Read Across America Day! How will you and your little ones celebrate? http://bit.ly/XGwWKn #literacy

At @playbythebook, Zoe is Looking forward to World Book Day with a giveaway http://ow.ly/i2EZP #literacy #kidlit

RT @book_nut: The @SLJsBoB brackets + judges are up! http://bit.ly/15ioXs3 This year is going to be a tough one to call.

Literacy and Growing Bookworms

Duchess of Cornwall and James Patterson spearhead literary campaign - Telegraph http://ow.ly/i4TQu #litrdup #literacy

RT @amazonkindle: Kindle is working with the National PTA to encourage family involvement with children’s reading: http://amzn.to/WjApDj

RT @scholastic: why reading aloud to kids is so important? Studies show kids learn more by listening than reading.

squeetus: Common mistakes parents make with their beginning readers, final in series by Kirsten Wilcox http://ow.ly/i2HOA  @haleshannon

Fathers and police officers read to children at South L.A. school @latimes http://ow.ly/i2FeC #literacy #litrdup

RT @playbythebook: Booktrust launches the Get Dads Reading campaign, challenges dads to match mums in reading w/ kids.

Inspiring Readers: How to encourage a generation to want books by @lilmommareader @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/hXMbI  #litrdup

eBooks and Libraries

Consumer Patterns in Finding + Buying Children's Books Are Shifting, reports @PublishersWkly http://ow.ly/i9lCi  via @PWKidsBookshelf

Interesting. RT @tashrow Killing the Pay First, Read Later E-bookselling Model | Publishing Perspectives http://buff.ly/Xmdja9

RT @tashrow Is Amazon About to Break the Law? TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing ... http://buff.ly/15siD2m

RT @bookpatrol: "In a world without (printed) books, what happens to our bookshelves?" | @washingtonpost http://ow.ly/i8KBW

RT @roomtoread: California man promotes literacy by establishing a mini-library in his front yard

Gorgeous photos! RT @roomtoread: The 30 Best Places to Be if You Love Books (according to @BuzzFeed)

RT @bkshelvesofdoom: What the Library of Congress Plans to Do With All Your Tweets http://ti.me/13inLq6 via @TIMEBusiness

I want a book butler. Fun post by @rebeccaschinsky: 5 Bookish Jobs That Would Make Readers' Lives Better http://ow.ly/i6vLI via Reshama

Kidlitosphere and Miscellaneous

The February Carnival of Children's Literature is up at INSTANTLY INTERRUPTIBLE http://ow.ly/i8Kup #kidlit #literacy

RT @cbcbook: Love Grace Lin's #CBW bookmark? http://ow.ly/i6BmB More on her creative process: http://ow.ly/i6BqJ . @pacylin @lbkids

Interesting thoughts from @mstewartscience on narrative nonfiction: Does Story Appeal to Everyone? http://ow.ly/i6xOH via Gail Gauthier

Kids' picture book lists from The Children's Bookshelf (including mine!) featured by @bethanyntt http://ow.ly/i2IQq #kidlit

A Call for Submissions: Re-Sendakify Sendak! — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production http://ow.ly/i2IuW #kidlit

Chelsea Clinton interviews Judy Blume about Tiger Eyes movie on “Rock Center with Brian Williams” this Friday at 10p/9c via@amyelynn

RT @bkshelvesofdoom: John Green: 'I'm tired of adults telling teenagers that they aren't smart' http://gu.com/p/3e4pz/tw via @guardian

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