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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: May 2

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage (one day early, because I am taking some time off Thursday and Friday to visit with my sister).

Book Lists, Awards and Blog Carnivals

Cool! RT @playbythebook: May 13 is next themed kidlit carnival - all about inventors/inventions @se7en_hoods @JensBookPage

Don't miss the April Carnival of Children's Literature at City Muse, Country Muse #kidlit #literacy

Who knew there were so many penguin books! Our Favorite (Fiction) Penguin Picture Books @thepbreview

2013 Jane Addams Children's Book Awards (addressing peace) announced. @MitaliPerkins has the scoop #kidlit

I like this idea for a post: Top Ten Books I Wish I Could Reread for the First Time by @FancyOatmeal @NerdyBookClub

Bestselling Children’s Books of 2012 |@tashrow Waking Brain Cells via @PublishersWkly

YALSA announces Teens’ Top Ten Finalists | @tashrow Waking Brain Cells #yalit

Books, Libraries, and Reading

"You don't have to be realistic to be true." From 30 things to tell a book snob | Booktrust via @tashrow

RT @tashrow 5 Ways to Become a Better Reader – Lifehack  #reading

RT @rifweb: Good weather + books=outdoor reading. Why not an outdoor library?

The Unreliable Narrator in the Picture Book Format, thoughts and examples — @fuseeight #kidlit

Delightful post by @philnel: A Manifesto for Children’s Literature; or, Reading Harold as a Teenager


Don't miss it! Friday is School Lunch Lady Superhero Day | @NerdyBookClub @StudioJJK

Let's Celebrate Star Wars Day, says @BookChook. It's May 4th

Educators Celebrate Screen-Free Week | @sljournal

Growing Bookworms

RT @rifweb: How refreshing. RIF’s own @CHRasco takes Congress to school with a lesson from Dr. Seuss.

Study finds prescence of a Home Library Key to Academic Success via @BookChook #litrdup #literacy

Interesting #Literacy Guest Spotlight, interview w/ Sandra Halajian @book_talks at Growing Book by Book

Fascinating Moms use more advanced vocabulary RT @zoobeanforkids: Read more wordless picture books with your kids :)


Roundup of the 30 Poets/30 Days links at GottaBook from @gregpincus #poetry

Neat to see friends having success in publishing: From Blogging to Books: A Tour of Child/YA Lit Bloggers @fuseeight

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