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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.


The BEA Children's Art Auction from ABFFE will be hosted by Jack Gantos and @LaurenMyracle #kidlit

Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month has a great post today about women who were inventors

#Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month: Celebrating Women in Picture Books by @AuthorDianneDLC

Don't miss Opening day at the International Edible Book Festival | @playbythebook #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 via @bookblogmomma #kidlit


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

Growing Bookworms

Why "make & do" books matter, and what they teach from @TrevorHCairney #literacy #litrdup

RT @tashrow: 8 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids From Reading #litrdup #literacy

Tips + book ideas for parents + friends visiting a classroom to read aloud from Valerie at Cozy Up and Read #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 #literacy

Remember, You Are Not Alone! @ReadAloudDad on the importance of community in inspiring parents to read aloud

What do the kids think about narrative nonfiction. Is there a disconnect? asks @mstewartscience on @NerdyBookClub

"#Literacy is the means to read, but books have a life of their own", on #reading CourierMail via @tashrow

How long should you hold on to your kids' favorite books? asks Maria Salvadore @readingrockets. I say forever!

Book Lists

There's a great list of series books for new chapter book readers by @frankisibberson @ChoiceLiteracy

Fun list! Math Chapter Books and Story Collections from @momandkiddo #kidlit

Fun list of #yalit featuring aliens at Stacked for Alien Abduction Day @catagator @KimberlyMarieF

Very nice list of Read Aloud Favorite picturebooks from Lauren @365gcb #kidlit

Valerie at Cozy Up and Read celebrates teddy bears today (with a great list of bear-themed #picturebooks)


RT @lisayee1: LOOK!!!! The Children's Choice Book Awards finalists have been announced!!! RT and get the vote out!!!

Children's Book Ireland Book of the Year Awards Shortlist 2013 via @tashrow #kidlit

Winners of the 2013 @Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for creative teens were announced today #literacy

Book News

'The Chocolate War' + Other Robert Cormier Titles Now Available Digitally @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 @PublishersWkly

Author @lenoreva is offering to donate copies of Level 2 to Libraries #yalit

Three lives saved by a children’s book – via @tashrow #kidlit


RT @bkshelvesofdoom: I don't even. | Canadian government muzzles librarians and archivists | …

"Here’s the thing about respect.. it’s something you earn, not something you are entitled to because of.."  @catagator

I 2nd @bkshelvesofdoom 's suggestion to read SPEAK and INEXCUSABLE in the wake of Steubenville verdict  @halseanderson

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