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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: March 22

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

Events

The BEA Children's Art Auction from ABFFE will be hosted by Jack Gantos and @LaurenMyracle http://ow.ly/jilqZ #kidlit

Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month has a great post today about women who were inventors http://ow.ly/jip2J

#Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month: Celebrating Women in Picture Books by @AuthorDianneDLC http://ow.ly/j0iLI

Don't miss Opening day at the International Edible Book Festival | @playbythebook http://ow.ly/jiq3H #kidlit

RT @playbythebook: What will you add to the March Carnival of Children's Literature?

This month's cross-blog Virtual Book Club for Kids is focusing on Julia Donaldson http://ow.ly/jb5Kq via @bookblogmomma #kidlit

Research

RT @howeprincipal: Wired and Tired: Electronics and Sleep Disturbance in Children | Psychology Today

RT @readingtub: Sound, not sight, major cause of dyslexia - Medill Reports: Chicago via @NeonTikiTribe http://sco.lt/7jHdIn

Growing Bookworms

Why "make & do" books matter, and what they teach from @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/j0hHn #literacy #litrdup

RT @tashrow: 8 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids From Reading http://bit.ly/10VtYIh #litrdup #literacy

Tips + book ideas for parents + friends visiting a classroom to read aloud from Valerie at Cozy Up and Read http://ow.ly/jfSiB #literacy

RT @katsok: I'm not exaggerating when I say that this post by @colbysharp is vitally important for teachers to read.

Nice post about five ways to make your home book-friendly and grow bookworms from Mrs. Brown's Books http://ow.ly/jbd6N #literacy

Remember, You Are Not Alone! @ReadAloudDad on the importance of community in inspiring parents to read aloud http://ow.ly/jbbwU

What do the kids think about narrative nonfiction. Is there a disconnect? asks @mstewartscience on @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/j0gce

"#Literacy is the means to read, but books have a life of their own", on #reading http://ow.ly/j0eH8 CourierMail via @tashrow

How long should you hold on to your kids' favorite books? asks Maria Salvadore @readingrockets. I say forever! http://ow.ly/j0Uou

Book Lists

There's a great list of series books for new chapter book readers by @frankisibberson @ChoiceLiteracy http://ow.ly/jaO7b

Fun list! Math Chapter Books and Story Collections http://ow.ly/jbeIm from @momandkiddo #kidlit

Fun list of #yalit featuring aliens at Stacked for Alien Abduction Dayhttp://ow.ly/jfUjs @catagator @KimberlyMarieF

Very nice list of Read Aloud Favorite picturebooks from Lauren @365gcbhttp://ow.ly/jbffb #kidlit

Valerie at Cozy Up and Read celebrates teddy bears today (with a great list of bear-themed #picturebooks) http://ow.ly/jb78i

Awards

RT @lisayee1: LOOK!!!! The Children's Choice Book Awards finalists have been announced!!! RT and get the vote out!!! http://www.bookweekonline.com/voting

Children's Book Ireland Book of the Year Awards Shortlist 2013 via @tashrow http://ow.ly/jfSKL #kidlit

Winners of the 2013 @Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for creative teens were announced today http://ow.ly/jdIx4 #literacy

Book News

'The Chocolate War' + Other Robert Cormier Titles Now Available Digitally http://ow.ly/jdJqi @PublishersWkly @RandomHouseKids

RT @bkshelvesofdoom: The Mysteries Behind Gwenda Bond's Blackwood: Omnivoracious @Gwenda

Interesting stuff: Four Observations on the Best-Selling Children’s Books of 2012 from @100scopenotes http://ow.ly/jfUS1 @PublishersWkly

Author @lenoreva is offering to donate copies of Level 2 to Libraries http://ow.ly/jb6P6 #yalit

Three lives saved by a children’s book – http://buff.ly/YDdTmg via @tashrow #kidlit

Miscellaneous

RT @bkshelvesofdoom: I don't even. | Canadian government muzzles librarians and archivists | http://boingboing.net/2013/03/19/canadian-government-muzzles-li.html …

"Here’s the thing about respect.. it’s something you earn, not something you are entitled to because of.." http://ow.ly/jb9Xa  @catagator

I 2nd @bkshelvesofdoom 's suggestion to read SPEAK and INEXCUSABLE in the wake of Steubenville verdict http://ow.ly/jb61t  @halseanderson

This post © 2013 by Jennifer Robinson of Jen Robinson's Book Page. All rights reserved. You can also follow me @JensBookPage or at my Growing Bookworms page on Facebook.

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