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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: March 8

Here are some highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. I have NOT included all of the links from this week's Share a Story - Shape a Future literacy blog tour, because Terry will be collecting those all at the Share a Story website soon.

Book Lists

Get Genrefied: Stacked Blog takes on High Fantasy for young adults http://ow.ly/ixySA  #yalit

List O Mania: Edgar Award Nominees via @lizb #yalit http://bit.ly/Vio5ll

Literacy Events

I love the photo of @MsYingling in Cat in the Hat footie pjs: Read Across America Day Celebration! http://ow.ly/ib7jx #literacy

Pam Allyn: World Read Aloud Day: Building a Worldwide #Literacy Community on @huffpostimpact http://ow.ly/ixhhP

Librarians Celebrate World Read Aloud Day reports @roccoa @sljournal http://ow.ly/ixeJ2

Don't miss first post in #Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month, a girl inspired by a library book @shelfemployed http://ow.ly/ib8b8

Thoughts and Tips for Growing Bookworms

How to Read an E-Book with Your Child from @ReadingRockets http://ow.ly/it3Ab  #literacy #ece #parenting

More Reading, More Writing, More Engaged Citizens of the World, thoughts on #literacy education from @thereadingzone http://ow.ly/isOCD

Tips from @bookchook on how and why to Play Guessing Games with Kids #literacy http://bit.ly/VraacI

"We cannot give them what we do not have." Helping Teachers Rediscover Reading by @grithale @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/ib8Za

Literacy and Reading Research

Again, again! That is the best way to learn to read, reports The Independent http://ow.ly/ipzpr via @PWKidsBookshelf #litrdup

Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement | @sljournal http://ow.ly/ixe01

BBC News - Teenagers' book choices 'go for easier reads' (especially for boys) http://ow.ly/ixi7P via @PWKidsBookshelf

Not surprising, but still nice to see: study finds proof of benefits of reading aloud to children http://ow.ly/ilSzt #literacy #litrdup

Students Must Learn More Words before starting school, say studies @EducationWeek http://ow.ly/it3S8 via @ReadingRockets #literacy

Kidlitosphere

Meet the Latest Newbery Winner: How Katherine Applegate created a modern-day classic by @fuseeight @sljournal http://ow.ly/ixyXs #kidlit

Useful post by @GreenBeanBlog on how she squeezes in time to listen to audiobooks http://ow.ly/iba6c via @catagator in AudioSynced

Comradeship, conflict of interest and CAKE... | thoughts on reviewing books by people you know from @playbythebook http://ow.ly/ilWBI

Gender Relations and Observations

Just ... wow. A very powerful post by @hiMissJulie | Your silence is protection that they do not deserve http://ow.ly/ibcjn

The gender imbalance in professional book review journals (mainly adult books, I imagine) | . http://ow.ly/isGm8 via @haleshannon

Another example of demoralizing sexism: Stacked: Why we continue to fight sexism by @catagator http://ow.ly/ipgQd

Male character function: be a character; Girl character function: love interest. Food for thought @haleshannon http://bit.ly/WrdCFI

Don't miss this post continuing the discussion on Women and Youth Librarianship by @lochwouters http://bit.ly/VipvML

Libraries

Sigh! Elyria (OH) Schools To Lose All School Librarians | @sljournal http://ow.ly/ipsFt

When Our Local Libraries Closed, Here's How We Designed Our Own | Cities on GOOD http://ow.ly/ilQfC via @bookchook

This post reminded me of my own 6th grade: My time in the service… as a Library Cadet! by Molly Idle @nerdybookclub http://bit.ly/XQ3IJ2

RT @tashrow: Somerville Public Library Becomes 1st Public Library to Make “Awesome Box” Available | LJ INFOdocket http://buff.ly/XzGWrV

Miscellaneous

Author Beverly Cleary's childhood home for sale | http://OregonLive.com http://ow.ly/ixidy via @PWKidsBookshelf

Kind of demoralizing RT @tashrow Here’s How You Buy Your Way Onto The New York Times Bestsellers List – Forbes http://j.mp/120lUa8

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