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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: April 5

TwitterLinksHere are some highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. I also shared a sub-set of these links on my Growing Bookworms Facebook page, and on Google+. However, I try to share everything on Twitter, so that it's all in one place. 

Book Lists and Awards

Thursday Three: Bedtime | 3 standout bedtime books reviewed by @MotherReader #kidlit

One of my favorite genres is featured today by @catagator on Stacked: Get Genrefied: Mysteries (+ Thrillers)

2013 IBW Book Award Children’s Shortlist | via @tashrow #kidlit #awards

Fun list! Favorite Picture Books About Construction Vehicles and Sites | @thepbreview

15 Wonderful Wordless Picture Books suggested by @momandkiddo #kidlit

A great selection. Top Ten Wordless Picture Books by Kristen Remenar | @NerdyBookClub #kidlit

RT @imaginationsoup: books for world autism day --

Growing Bookworms

Parents, don't miss this post! Getting Boys Into Reading: Ideas, Books & Resources from @TrevorHCairney #litrdup

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad by @mochadad. Sad that a dad reading to preschool class should be so rare

Spring into Literacy: #Literacy Lalapalooza w/ ideas and recommendations | Family Bookshelf @readingtub

Tips for #parents on Sharing Wordless Picture Books | @ReadingRockets #literacy

This post from @bethanyntt has some great tips on Reading to Babies {10 real-life tips}

The Book Chook: Visual #Literacy - Investigate and Play with Images @bookchook

How to Find 20 Minutes to Read to Your Child Today by @TheBookWormMama @bonbonbreak #literacy

The First Thing You Should Do When You Start To Read Aloud is keep it exciting, @ReadAloudDad

RT @tashrow: 5 Tips For Getting Children Excited About Reading | Edudemic #literacy


On the #Cybils blog: Suggestions from @aquafortis for Keeping the Cybils Ball Rolling until nominations open in Oct

RT @GregPincus: It's Kelly Fineman up today at 30 Poets/30 Days. Where are your shoes? Come find out! - #30p30d #kidlit

Bloggers, join The Chocolate War read & blog along, organized by @LizB @bkshelvesofdoom + @catagator

Just in time for @The_Pigeon 10 year anniversary, an interview with Mo Willems @playbythebook #kidlit

Publishing and e-Books

Calming thoughts: Dan Blank: Amazon Buys Goodreads: What Does It Mean for Authors and Readers? via @FuseEight

The Simple Reason Why Goodreads Is So Valuable to Amazon - @JHWeissmann - The Atlantic 

Chronicle Books Named Best Children’s Publisher of the Year - @GalleyCat via @tashrow @ChronicleKids

Programs and Research

This is cool. Kids can call the Indianapolis Public Library's 24 hour Call-A-Story line to hear Pacers read #kidlit

Welcome to Mission Read, a new grassroots #literacy promotion campaign, by Beth Panageotou @bonbonbreak @pagescorner

Food for thought, no clear answers: What Does a Tablet Do to the Child’s Mind? @NYTimes via @PWKidsBookshelf

I think this is true. RT @tashrow: BBC News – Children should be allowed to get bored, expert says

Good article about how dyslexia forced several successful people to get creative to Get Ahead - @WSJ

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