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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: May 24

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

Book Lists and Awards

Winners of the 2012 Andre Norton Award have been announced | Waking Brain Cells @tashrow #yalit

RT @catagator:So you want to read YA? Amy Stern (@yasubscription) has 12 suggestions for you!…

Top Ten YA Road Trip Novels by Ben Kuhlman | @NerdyBookClub #yalit

One day I'll read YA with my daughter RT @tashrow: YA mother-daughter reading recommendations – The Horn Book #yalit

Growing Bookworms

All true! 7 Reasons Why You MUST Read Aloud To Your Kids At All Ages by @postpartumprog via @Scholastic #literacy

One family's observed benefits from reading aloud 30 min/day Sugar Bee Learning: Reading to Toddlers and Preschoolers

RT @tashrow: Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable | MindShift #reading #litrdup

Helping Children to Spell: Eight Strategies That Work! from @TrevorHCairney #literacy #kidlit

Programs and Research

New study finds parents of preschoolers spend more time reading w/ girls than w boys @TheAtlantic @PWKidsBookshelf

Congratulations to my friend @CHRasco for being a 2013 Eric Carle Museum honoree as an Angel for #literacy @FuseEight

Children reading more on screen than print, National Literacy Trust finds @TheBookseller @PWKidsBookshelf #litrdup


It's time for @donalynbooks Fifth Annual #Bookaday Challenge | @NerdyBookClub #kidlit #literacy

RT @LauraKomos:Love this idea! RT @kaaauthor: Great idea + great teacher = total fun! @colbysharp BOOK SPEED DATING!!!!

Nice! "nothing is like the light generated when books and readers AND authors come together" @skajder @NerdyBookClub


Let’s help… KidLitCares for Oklahoma, @KateMessner is organizing a signed book giveaway for people who donate #kidlit

Interesting post and comments @bkshelvesofdoom about reading rules (do you dog ear pages, etc)

Lots of great links from Tanita Davis at Finding Wonderland: Pennies from Heaven? Nope, it's 5 & Dime Friday...

Authors, Publishing and Book Publicity

RT @tashrow: E-book sales are up 43%, but that’s still a ‘slowdown’ #ebooks

The Future of Picture Books: Alive and Well? @NoVALibraryMom reports after attending a MOST impressive panel session

Teenage Tweetland: useful ideas for authors on where + how YA authors and publishers are reaching teens online

Authors: an opportunity to promote your books and give back in support of children's #literacy @readingtub

Novels for young adults are reaching more (adult) readers - via @PWKidsBookshelf

Pack(ag)ing It Up, @gwenda talks about book packaging in light of @Amazon Kindle Worlds announcement

RT@cbcbook: Sad news to report. 'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile' author Bernard Waber has passed on.

I enjoyed this post Thank You Teachers and Librarians from Donna Gephart + she recommends my newsletter :-)

Diversity (or not)

Thoughts from Becky Levine on @VarianJohnson’s Post, “Where are all the black boys?” #kidlit

RT @gregpincus: RT @CBCBook: Looking for some news on #kidlit diversity? Here's a round-up! #CBCDiversity #kidlitchat

Wishing you all a relaxing Memorial Day Weekend!

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