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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: April 12

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. It was a fairly light week.

Book Awards

Have you read the finalists for the 2013 E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards | via @tashrow #kidlit

Congratulations @CherylRainfield | Hunted Has Been Shortlisted for the 2013 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award!

The 2013 Indies Choice–Picture Book Hall of Fame finalists are all wonderful titles | via @tashrow #kidlit

RT @tashrow: 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Shortlist

Book Lists

3 #Picturebooks in which Picky Eaters Find Out "you are what you eat" from @bethanyntt #kidlit

7 Perfect Picture Books for Screen-Free Week from @momandkiddo #kidlit #literacy

RT @alli_librarian: Excellent round-up including Betsy-Tacy, Half Magic + more! Chapter Book Series for Young Girls:

Literacy Programs and Research

Must-read article in @NYTimes about programs + studies on increasing how much parents talk to babies #litrdup

RT @tashrow: The Reading Brain in The Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American

Love of Reading

This idea for #Literacy Lockers at school is wonderful @yaloveblog via @catagator

Judging by the 97 responses to @donalynbooks on @NerdyBookClub, I'd say we all have reading slumps sometimes


Welcome to the Mothership: @100scopenotes balanced Take on Amazon/Goodreads @ShiftTheDigital

Finding Wonderland: An Author's Take on Self-Publishing: Interview with Gail Gauthier @aquafortis

RT @literaticat: Delighted by the announcement of @lizzieskurnick books - an imprint bringing back Forgotten YA of the past!


Must read post from @FuseEight | “Are there any girl bears?”: Gender and the 21st Century Picture Book #kidlit

Where are the normal boys in fiction? | Julia Eccleshare | @GdnChildrensBks via @PWKidsBookshelf

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