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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: May 10

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

Book Lists and Awards

Congratulations to the Edgar Winners and Nominees | @medinger educating alice #kidlit #yalit

2013 CLA/NCTE Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts via @MaryLeeHahn #kidlit #bookawards

12 Books for Teens Adults May Enjoy — Suggestions Welcome! @StorySnoops #yalit

Timely! 10 Great Picture Books that Celebrate Mom - No Twiddle Twaddle @bethanyntt #kidlit

RT @mitaliperkins: Blogged this => New @scbwi Award for Unpublished Children's or YA Authors over the age of 50!

Growing Bookworms

Some good tips at The Book Chook in Switch Kids On to Reading and Writing by Brian Rock #literacy

Nice little post by Mem Fox on Why Reading Really is Magic @BookChook #literacy

Don't miss the Thanks Mom Edition of the #Literacy Lalapalooza from @ReadingTub

Programs and Research

Tiny Tips for Library Fun is hosting a webinar on the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten movement on 3/14 #literacy

Who knew? Mild iodine deficiency in womb associated with lower scores on children's #literacy tests #litrdup


I quite like this post on review copy disclaimers from @01FirstSecond via @aquafortis

I totally respect this piece from @cassieclare, On writers getting paid to write via @haleshannon

Just For Fun: Who Would You Put In The Children's Book Writers Hall Of Fame If There Were One? asks @susanbpfeffer

Does the world need a content rating system for young adult books? @momhouston via @PWKidsBookshelf

Self-Published Ebooks not a Solution for K-12 Schools -Christopher Harris @ShiftTheDigital

Coverflip: @maureenjohnson Calls For End To Gendered Book Covers w/ An Amazing Challenge @HuffingtonPost via @RIFWEB

Editorial: Everybody Wants to Be a Teenager - The Horn Book @HornBook via @PWKidsBookshelf

This is good news: Hachette to Sell Frontlist Ebook Titles to Libraries via @sljournal

A valid rant: Elizabeth Vail: Lovesick and Tired: Unnecessary Romance in YA via @PWKidsBookshelf


An encouraging story: @freerangekids » School Canceled for Weather… GREAT Weather!

RT @WarrenBuffett: Read my new essay on why women are key to America's prosperity: .

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