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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: February 8

Here are some highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage.

Literacy and Growing Bookworms

I so agree: Why Older Readers Should Read Picture Books by@TrevorHCairney #kidlit #literacy

8 Ways to Start the Read Aloud Train (... after kids pull the emergency brake) from @ReadAloudDad #literacy

RT @bookgivingday: What book will you give to a child for Book Giving Day? @JensBookPage @RIFWEB@CHRasco @readingtub

Getting My Reluctant Reader to Read, Plan B @StorySnoops w/ nice list of engaging audiobooks for boys

First Book Launches OMG (Offering More Great) Books Initiative, to spend $500k on books featuring minorities #litrdup

Beginning to Learn Your ABCs: Tips for promoting ABC exploration with toddlers from Growing Book by Book #literacy

The hidden benefits of reading aloud, even to older kids, interview w/ Jim Trelease via Reshama/Stacking Books #litrdup

Creative Literacy Ideas: #Literacy Lalapalooza at Family Bookshelf @readingtub

Very nice post on What makes a great read-aloud Picture Book by Kathleen Pelley via @darshanakhiani

Book Lists and Themes

Stacked is doing genre challenge for Feb, focusing on YA Science Fiction #yalit #sff @catagator

Presenting Lenore: Dystopian February (2013) Kick-Off @lenoreva #yalit

A fine list w/ #cybils overlap! ALSC 2013 Notable Children’s Books–Younger Readers via @tashrow #kidlit

Check out Early Chapter Books {Series About Boys} from @momandkiddo #kidlit

10 Great YA Novels with Strong Female Characters | Suite101 by Cate Allan #yalit #kidlit

Great roundup of Robot Books by age range at ESSL library Nuts n' Bolts: Robot Books

2013 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults from YALSA via @tashrow at Waking Brain Cells #yalit

a is for musk ox + more, nice list of alphabet books that tell a story from @indyplkids #kidlit


Happy 6 year blogiversary to @charlotteslib!

This is pretty funny: Children’s Literature: The Movie (which actorsshould play authors) @100scopenotes #kidlit

How did I miss this? RT @tashrow PW Talks with @LaurelSnyder Kid’s Books Are Not Just for Kids

It's February. The Brown Bookshelf has started their 28 Days Later series with Malaika Rose Stanley « #kidlit


Blog tempest over teacher trying to force introverts to speak up on class. @lizb has the roundup:

I found this both amusing and accurate: Dr. Carmella's definitive guide to understanding the introverted


RT @tashrow Hachette, Penguin and Simon & Schuster Launch Bookish – GalleyCat

Change is hard. Monopoly Fans Have Spoken: Out Goes The Iron And In Comes The New Cat Token via @bkshelvesofdoom

Delightful: Top Ten (or so) Quotes About #Reading by Brian Wilhorn @NerdyBookClub

RT @tashrow Amelia Bedelia Turns 50 With a New Look and Over 35 Million Books Sold – ABC News #kidlit

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