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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: May 17

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

Book News and Events

Very cool! RT @tashrow: S&S Children's to Relaunch John Christopher #kidlit

This is tempting. @WaldenPondPress is giving away a complete set of their books for Children's Book Week #cbw #kidlit

Hey look! Stephanie at Views from the Tesseract wrote about one of my all-time favorites: Escape to Witch Mountain

Book Lists and Awards

RT @JrLibraryGuild: Recommended summer reading lists from our friends at the @HornBook

This week a ton of @SylvanDell ebooks are on sale for $0.99, @bethanyntt has a list: #kidlit

50+ Great Adventure Chapter Books for Girls @JennyEvolution #kidlit #cbw

Fun list of 5 recommended Sci-Fi/Fantasy series from @allieacts at Teens Wanna Know #yalit

Diversity (or lack thereof)

Frustrating but important to talk about: 2013 Middle Grade Black Boys: Seriously, People? — @fuseeight

Thoughtful stuff by author @varianjohnson on race in #kidlit: Where are all the black boys?


RT @tashrow: Microsoft Is Considering Purchasing Nook From Barnes & Noble: Report #ebooks

Growing Bookworms

In celebration of Children's Book Week, @BooksBabiesBows is promoting@ReadAloud_org #literacy campaign #cbw

Tasha gives thumbs up to @zoobeanforkids new website dedicated to helping parents find #kidlit

Top Ten Reasons it is Good if Your Teacher is a Reader by @katsok @NerdyBookClub #literacy #kidlit

RT @ncfliteracy: Need effective/easy ways to promote reading through child’s early yrs? Get Cultivating Readers PDF

Kidlitosphere Events

The Chocolate War Week Begins — hosted by @lizb @catagator @bkshelvesofdoom #kidlit #yalit

Cool! @MsYingling will be taking on the organization of @MotherReader 's 48 Hour Book Challenge this year #kidlit

Zoe announces new monthly themed carnival: I'm looking for a book about... inventors and inventions | @playbythebook

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